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Latest revision as of 01:23, 28 October 2021

Gunman Chronicles
Gunman Chronicles cover
Developers
Rewolf Software
Valve Corporation
Publishers
Sierra On-Line
Engines
GoldSrc
Release dates
Windows November 20, 2000
Reception
Metacritic 65
IGDB 80
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Shooter
Vehicles Tank
Art styles Realistic
Themes Sci-fi, Western
Gunman Chronicles on IGDB
Gunman Chronicles on MobyGames
Gunman Chronicles on Wikipedia

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 4 DRM.
Windows
Despite being partially developed by Valve, the game was never released on Steam. The CD-key that came with the game can however be activated and the "Half-Life Platinum Pack" will be received.
Demo

Essential improvements[edit]

Gunman-To-Steam Patch[edit]

Gunman-To-Steam Patch is a fan patch that adds compatibility with the Steam platform, along with various visual and audio enhancements.

Xash3D Engine[edit]

Xash3D is a custom Gold Source Engine built from scratch.
Allows game to run on modern systems with widescreen support and other features.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\rewolf[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\rewolf\SAVE[Note 1]

Video[edit]

In-game resolution settings.
In-game resolution settings.
In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use Xash3D Engine.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use default_fov command
Windowed
Launch the game with -window parameter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 72 FPS by default. See High frame rate.

High frame rate[edit]

Use +developer 1 +fps_override 1 +fps_max ###
Disabling the cap may reduce the speed at which you move objects and NPC turn rate bug.

Input[edit]

In-game general control settings.
In-game general control settings.
In-game advanced control settings.
In-game advanced control settings.

Audio[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output with DirectSound3D restoration software.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
EAX 1.0, A3D 2.0.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Italian
Russian
Unoffical audio translation from "Fargus Multimedia" avaliable here

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created profile (use openGL renderer), see profile introdution.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7
OpenGL
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Demo Addon[edit]

Incorporates demo levels seemlessly into the full version at the appropriate positions.

Steam Version[edit]

The full version of Gunman Chronicles fully ported to steam. From this Steam version you can play the demo, the full game, and deathmatch. All voice lines and such are in English. This version includes another deathmatch map that wasn't in the original Gunman Chronicles release.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, NT 4.0
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 233 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
Video card (GPU) SVGA, high color (16-bit)
DirectX 7 compatible

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