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Revision as of 00:49, 17 September 2021

This page is for the 2018 game. For the 2004 N-Gage game, see Ashen (2004 video game).

Ashen
Ashen cover
Developers
A44
Publishers
Annapurna Interactive
Engines
Unreal Engine 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows December 7, 2018
Reception
Metacritic 81
OpenCritic 80
IGDB 83
Ashen on IGDB
Ashen on MobyGames
Ashen on Wikipedia

General information

Developer Discord server
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (notes may include more details)
DRM-free if launched directly from executable.[2]
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Definitive Edition also available.
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Nightstorm Isle
Windows

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Delete or rename startup videos[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Ashen\Content\Movies\.
  2. Delete or rename Launch_Loading_IN.mp4, Launch_Loading_IN_short.mp4, Launch_Loading_LOOP.mp4, and Launch_Loading_OUT.mp4.

Game data

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Ashen\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/649950/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Ashen\Saved\SaveGames\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/649950/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

Video

In-game Graphics settings.
In-game Graphics settings.
In-game Graphics settings.
In-game Graphics settings.

The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

Field of view (FOV)

Increase FOV by setting its value to vertical in a config file[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add the following lines:
[/Script/Engine.LocalPlayer]
AspectRatioAxisConstraint=AspectRatio_MaintainYFOV
An existing saved game is required. Reaching the first checkpoint and loading is sufficient.

Sharpening

Increase/Decrease Sharpening[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add the following and save the file.
[SystemSettings]
r.Tonemapper.Sharpen=1

Notes

This will sharpen the image to offset the blur caused by TAA. A value between 0.5-1.0 is recommended. It has no performance impact.

Anti-Aliasing (AA)

Disable TAA through a config file edit
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add [SystemSettings] and r.DefaultFeature.AntiAliasing=0 to the bottom of the file.
  4. Save Engine.ini.
Set the Engine.ini file to read only.

Input

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
Co-op
Use Nucleus Coop & Unofficial mod.
LAN play
Online play
Co-op

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 3.5 GHz
AMD FX-4170
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
AMD Radeon R7 270X
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. Unreal Engine 4 engine build: 4.19.2[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/649950/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (649950) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Aemony on 2021-09-17
  2. FYI: Ashen on the Epic Games Store has no DRM, page 1 - Forum - GOG.com
  3. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-21
    Tested at 2560x1080.