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Latest revision as of 13:29, 22 November 2020

Estranged: Act I
Estranged: Act I cover
Developers
Alan Edwardes
Engines
Source
Release dates
Windows January 16, 2014
macOS (OS X) January 16, 2014
Linux January 16, 2014
Taxonomy
Monetization Freeware
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres FPS
Vehicles Train
Art styles Realistic
Themes Contemporary, Horror
Series Estranged
Estranged: Act I on HowLongToBeat
Estranged: Act I on IGDB
Estranged: Act I on MobyGames
Estranged
Estranged: Act I 2014
Estranged: The Departure 2020

Warnings

The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

Key points

HBAO and Depth of Field are only available on Nvidia graphics cards.[1]

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
Can be played without Steam running.[2]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
To play without Steam go to <path-to-game> and run hl2.exe with -game estrangedact1 command line argument.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\estrangedact1\cfg\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game>/estrangedact1/cfg/
Linux <path-to-game>/estrangedact1/cfg/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\estrangedact1\save\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game>/estrangedact1/save/
Linux <path-to-game>/estrangedact1/save/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Slider for a game volume. Music volume can be changed using snd_musicvolume X console command.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
With an option to disable it.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Bulgarian
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Czech
Danish
Dutch
Finnish
French
German
Greek
Hungarian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Brazilian Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
Vietnamese

VR support[edit]

Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
Oculus Rift
DK2 only - currently broken. LibOVRWrapper might work for this game.
OSVR
Windows Mixed Reality
Devices Native Notes
Tracked motion controllers
Traditional controller
See Input settings for details.
Keyboard/Mouse

Issues fixed[edit]

Purple and black broken textures[edit]

A generic fix for this issue can be found on our Source engine page.

CEF_error_header-6 error[edit]

Set administrator compatibility mode[3]

Other information[edit]

Console commands[edit]

Games running on the Source engine can utilize Source Engine Console Commands for various tasks.
Enabling the console in Source games[citation needed]
  1. Launch the game
  2. From the main menu select Options
  3. Select the Keyboard tab
  4. Click the Advanced button
  5. Check the box next to Enable developer console (~)
  6. Click Apply

Notes

Press ~ to open the console.
Some commands may first require you enabling sv_cheats. You can do so with sv_cheats 1.
Many servers will not allow you to play with cheats enabled, or will disable them upon entering the server.
Users without a US keyboard could experience some problems.

Launch options[edit]

View this Steam Support Article regarding launch options as well as the relevant Valve Developer wiki page for further information and a list of useful Source engine launch options.
Enabling a launch parameter[citation needed]
  1. Find the game in your Steam Library
  2. Right-click the game name
  3. Select Properties
  4. Select Set Launch Options...
  5. Input your selected launch options and separate each command with a space
  6. Press OK
  7. Launch the game

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL
OS X and Linux only.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 2.2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.5.8, 10.6.3
Processor (CPU) 2.2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8 series
ATI Radeon X1600
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 2.2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8 series
ATI Radeon X1600

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References