Note: This procedure requires editing a game file; creating a backup copy of the file before proceeding is recommended. Some regional versions of the game have blood disabled in the game. Use the following steps to set a new violence level. With a text editor, edit the "drakan.cfg" file in the game directory. Look for the "set violence" line under the "//Settings" heading. Type 1, 2, or 3 after the "set violence" command to activate one of the following violence settings:
1: No blood and no GIBS 2: Blood and GIBS enabled. 3: Blood enabled and GIBS disabled
Hold SHIFT while starting the game. Select the "Developer" tab and check "Developer Mode" to continue loading the game. To start the game, hold CTRL and click on "New Game" to set a difficulty setting and location. Press \ to talk during game play, then activate the following cheats by performing the corresponding codes:
CHEAT FUNCTION - CHEAT CODE Change speed; may crash game - fov <6-93> Disable debug mode - debug off Enable debug mode - debug on Full health - smoghead God mode in last stage - iamgoddess God mode [NOTE 1] - iamgod Kill nearby enemies - giants Land when flight mode is active - drop List weapon names in debug mode - all weapons Obtain indicated item - gimme Obtain indicated weapon - give Remove fog - foghack Set game speed; may crash game - speed <1-50> Switch view to nearest enemy - switch Toggle flight mode - floy Unlock doors - opensezme
NOTE 1: This code has no effect in the last stage of the game.
Display the inventory screen, then drag a potion or fire/ice/lightning crystal out of the inventory box but do not drop it. Turn around again to return to the game. After that, go back into inventory to find that the item still is in inventory as well as in hand.