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X-COM - Apocalypse (v0.0a) (1997) [English] (beta) [Production Version]

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Release Date 2022/11/20
Last Modified 2022/11/20
Uploader Bard
Size 172.20 MB
Original Release? No
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X-COM Apocalypse
PRODUCTION version
v0.0a

The "PRODUCTION Version" is the last known beta distribution of X-COM Apocalypse.


Instructions:
Game can be run using any DOSBox iteration, recommended is the latest 0.74-x version.

Before starting the game, run "setup.exe" to set the sound card to "Sound Blaster 16/AWE32".
Type "xcomapoc" to start the game.

If the original CD of the final release is owned then it can be used to enable music and the cinematics in the beta version.
Simply mount the drive as D: in DOSBox, the game will automatically access it on start.


Optional recommended DOSBox (0.74-x) settings:

[sdl]
windowresolution=1280x960
output=openglnb
priority=highest,highest

[dosbox]
machine=vesa_nolfb
memsize=63

[render]
aspect=true

[cpu]
core=dynamic
cputype=auto
cycles=60000

[mixer]
nosound=false
rate=49716
blocksize=8192
prebuffer=8192
#these settings will make the sound slightly delayed but will also prevent sound popping

[autoexec]
#optional setting, if you have a CD/DVD drive and own the original CD of the final release, this will enable music in the game
#replace d:\ with whatever drive letter your CD/DVD drive is assigned to
#the number after "-usecd" can be determined by typing "mount -cd" into DOSBox, it will list all optical drives with their numbers
#adjust this number accordingly, i.e. "-usecd 1" / "-usecd 2"

mount d d:\ -t cdrom -usecd 0 -ioctl


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Additional info:

Resolution for higher res monitors:
1920x1440 to use on a 2560x1440 monitor in fullscreen or 4k in windowed.

When played in fullscreen mode cycles can be increased up to 120000.
When sound popping occurs, reduce cycles by 10000 until it's gone.

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