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Revision as of 21:21, 15 October 2021

Gas Guzzlers: Combat Carnage
Gas Guzzlers: Combat Carnage cover
Developers
Gamepires
Release dates
Windows May 4, 2012
Taxonomy
Series Gas Guzzlers
Gas Guzzlers: Combat Carnage on MobyGames
Gas Guzzlers
Gas Guzzlers: Combat Carnage 2012
Gas Guzzlers Extreme 2013

Key points

Updated, and released as Gas Guzzlers Extreme in 2013.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Kondorcomm HR; ValuSoft US (1.3.1.0); TUFFKAT AU (1.2.0.0)
Windows
Steam
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Windows
GamersGate (unavailable)
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Windows
Origin (unavailable)
DRM details are not known
Windows
No longer available on Cenega, Desura, Impulse and Origin.
A demo is available.

Essential improvements

Patches

Patches AU retail copy is 1.2.0.0, while the US retail copy is fully updated to 1.3.1.0.

Skip intro videos

Skip intro videos[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GasGuzzlers.xml
  3. Find the part:
<Var
    name="SkipIntro"
    type="Bool"
    value="0" />
  1. Change the value to 1.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Gamepires\GasGuzzlersCombatCarnage\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/596620/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Gamepires\GasGuzzlersCombatCarnage\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/596620/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video

Field of view (FOV)

Field of view
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GasGuzzlers.xml
  3. Find the part:
<Var
    name="MinCameraFOV"
    type="Float"
    value="=60.000000" />
<Var
    name="MaxCameraFOV"
    type="Float"
    value="70.000000" />
  1. Change both values to your desired value.
Set the MinCameraFOV value to 50.000000, and the MaxCameraFOV value to 65.000000 if you want the same FOV values as Gas Guzzlers Extreme

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
Czech
Hungarian
Italian
Spanish
Russian
Change language
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GasGuzzlers.xml.
  3. Find the following lines.
<Var
    name="Language"
    type="String"
    value="en" />
  1. Change en to the desired language.

Supported language list:

  • English (en)
  • Hungarian (hu)
  • Russian (ru)
  • Czech (cs)
  • Italian (it)
  • Spanish (es)

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
8 Traffic will route over LAN but requires Internet connection
Online play
8

Issues fixed

Run the game at screen refresh rate

Fullscreen mode defaults to 60 Hz, even if the screen refresh rate is set higher than that.
Set refresh rate manually
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GasGuzzlers.xml.
  3. Find the following lines.
<Var
    name="RefreshRateInHz"
    type="Int"
    value="60" />
  1. Change 60 to the screen refresh rate.
May cause stuttering if the game's FPS does not meet the refresh rate.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Dual-core 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 Ultra or 4850 AMD/ATI
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/596620/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (596620) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References