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Influence on developers

The music is an important part of this game and in the manual it states:
NOTE: Although it is not a system requirement, we highly recommend using an Ad Lib or compatible sound board to enhance your gaming experience.

Influence on developers

Frédérick Raynal described the 3D usage of Alone in the Dark as a consequence of his earlier work on Alpha Waves (Continuum).


A last minute optimisation of the program code, which gained 2% of speed, prevented the game's compatibility with later 680x0 computers (like the Atari TT), although the game in it's plain form was compatible.

Contributed by Peter Hall (150) on Mar 15, 2000. [revised by : Patrick Bregger (237749) and Jo ST (24070)]. -- edit trivia