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Revision as of 00:01, 18 September 2021

Ion Fury
Ion Fury cover
Developers
Void Point
Publishers
3D Realms
Engines
Build
Release dates
Windows August 15, 2019
Linux August 15, 2019
macOS (OS X) TBA
Reception
Metacritic 79
OpenCritic 77
IGDB 84
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, FPS, Shooter
Themes Cyberpunk, Sci-fi
Series Bombshell
Ion Fury on IGDB
Ion Fury on MobyGames
Ion Fury on Wikipedia
Bombshell
Bombshell 2016
Ion Fury 2019

Key points

Previously known as Ion Maiden.[1][2]
macOS support has been delayed but is still planned for the future,[3] but can be played on EDuke32.[4]

General information

Official forum
Official Discord server
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Publisher website
DRM-free
Digital version.
Windows
Linux
Publisher website
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Physical keep case version.
Windows
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
Linux
Steam
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Windows
Linux
Publisher website (unavailable)
DRM-free
Physical "Big Box" version.
Windows
Linux

Version differences

The physical "Big Box" version includes a Bowling Bomb-styled USB containing the game and a digital soundtrack, a poster, an A3 keycard based the game, a "making-of" booklet, and a sticker set.
The physical keep case version includes a sticker and artbook, as well as a redeemable Steam key instead of a DRM-free release.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Ion Fury: Aftershock New campaign[5]
Windows
Linux

Essential improvements

Patches

Official patches for the game can be found from the developer's website here.[6] The digital distribution releases are always updated with the latest patches.

Disable resolution selection at launch

Launch the game with -nosetup parameter[7]
Make change permanent[8]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open fury.cfg.
  3. Change ForceSetup = 1 to ForceSetup = 0.

Source ports

Name Description
EDuke32 A source port of Duke Nukem 3D which adds modern features to the Build engine.
EDuke32 supports, and is used to build, Ion Fury and allows playing the game on Macs.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
If playing through EDuke32, disable Polymer. Ion Fury does not support Polymer and leaving it enabled will lead to bad performance regardless of system configuration.
EDuke32 requires fury.grpinfo to be present.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Ion Fury
Linux $HOME/.config/fury
fury.cfg stores the game's mouse bindings and screen resolution.
settings.cfg stores the game's keyboard bindings, audio settings, some video settings, and others.
To force portable mode, create an empty user_profiles_disabled file in the installation folder (no extension).
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location

Save/autosave settings.
Save/autosave settings.
System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Ion Fury
Linux $HOME/.config/fury

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video

Display settings.
Display settings.
Color correction settings.
Color correction settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Hor+ with Widescreen enabled, or Vert- with Widescreen disabled. UI spans the screen. Additional FOV can cause clipping problems, especially in small spaces such as vents and tunnels.
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ with Widescreen enabled, or Vert- with Widescreen disabled.
4K Ultra HD
2D sprites designed for 480p and nearest-neighbor upscaled at higher resolutions.
Field of view (FOV)
70-120°
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable widowed mode and set render resolution to desktop resolution.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
16x anisotropic filtering with nearest neighbor filtering. Anisotropy level is not noticeable due to the lack of mipmapping.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
The default Auto option caps the framerate to your monitor's refresh rate, recommended when vsync is turned on. Predefined limits (30, 60, 75, 100, 120, 144, 165, 240 FPS) with adjustable offset (±10).
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input

HUD options.
HUD options.
Mouse options.
Mouse options.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Set X-scale to half of Y-scale for 1:1 pitch and yaw (e.g.: 0.5X, 1.0Y); sensitivity can be configured with more precision in settings.cfg[9]
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Added in the release day build.[10]
Full controller support
Launcher requires keyboard. See disable resolution selection at launch to bypass launcher.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Can edit Scale, Saturation, and Dead Zone for controller axes. Dead Zone affects vertical axis only.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Can edit for controller axes.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Game uses Xbox-style button prompts.
Light bar support
Connection modes unknown
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Button prompts change if switching between gamepad and keyboard/mouse.
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts
Cursor detection

Audio

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Adjustable sliders for Sound and Volume.
Surround sound
Stereo only.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 3.1
Software renderer
ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bitARM Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Requires EDuke32 in lieu of an official release. PowerPC support requires building EDuke32 from source code (The official EDuke32 binary for OS X Leopard is too old).[11][12]
Linux
Non-64-bit support requires EDuke32.[13]

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Input SDL2 Version 2.0.10[Note 2]

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel
AMD
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics
512 MB of VRAM
A 64-bit system is required.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04, SteamOS 2.0
Processor (CPU) Intel
AMD
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics
512 MB of VRAM
A 64-bit system is required.

Notes

  1. Weapon names (beyond starting equipment) have been censored to avoid spoilers.
  2. SDL2 version is listed in Message Log within launcher or in fury.log within game directory after starting game at least once.

References

  1. Steam Community - Ion Fury - 3D Realms Ion Maiden Statement - last accessed on 2019-05-30
    "We’ve recently heard about a lawsuit filed in California by the band Iron Maiden, claiming our old-school first-person shooter Ion Maiden is infringing on their trademark."
  2. Steam Community - Ion Fury - ION MAIDEN IS NOW ION FURY - RELEASE DATE, NEW BIG BOX! - last accessed on 2019-07-11
    "ION MAIDEN will release under a new title to avoid legal issues with a certain popular heavy metal band."
  3. Steam Community - Ion Fury - Launch Day Technical Update - last accessed on 2019-08-15
    "We haven't forgotten about a macOS build! Due to some unforeseen difficulties this support did not land by launch day. We are very close to having this ready, so if you're a Mac user depending on a native build, hang tight over the coming days!"
  4. Running Ion Fury on macOS, Page 1 - Forum - GOG.com - last accessed on February 3, 2020
  5. Ion Fury: Aftershock on Steam. - last accessed on August 11, 2021
  6. Ion Fury v1.1 Patch notes (changelog) - Steam Community Discussions - last accessed on 2020-09-21
  7. Verified by User:Suicide machine on 2019-08-16
  8. Verified by User:Keith on 2019-08-20
  9. Ion Fury - last accessed on 2019-08-16
  10. Launch Day Technical Update - last accessed on 2019-08-15
  11. Frequently Asked Questions - EDukeWiki - last accessed on 2020-12-12
  12. dukeworld - /eduke32/mac/ - last accessed on 2020-12-12
  13. Frequently Asked Questions - EDukeWiki - last accessed on 2020-12-12