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# Delete or rename {{file|GS_logo.sfd}}, {{file|Havock.sfd}}, {{file|Legal.sfd}}, {{file|LOGO.sfd}}, {{file|Psi_logo.sfd}}, and {{file|ZOO.sfd}}.
 
# Delete or rename {{file|GS_logo.sfd}}, {{file|Havock.sfd}}, {{file|Legal.sfd}}, {{file|LOGO.sfd}}, {{file|Psi_logo.sfd}}, and {{file|ZOO.sfd}}.
 
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===Patches===
 
===Patches===
 
{{ii}} [http://patches-scrolls.de/patch/3272/7/29528 Patch #1] updates the Russian retail release to the latest version.
 
{{ii}} [http://patches-scrolls.de/patch/3272/7/29528 Patch #1] updates the Russian retail release to the latest version.
  
===Change Language in the Free version===
 
The [[Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy#Key Points|Free version]] comes with multiple languages, but because it doesn't change Windows registry, only defaults to English.
 
{{Fixbox|description=Create [PsiOpsLanguage.reg] and add to registry (For Windows 64 bits)<ref>{{Refcheck|user=LukasThyWalls|date=april 14, 2021}}</ref>|fix=
 
 
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\GAMESTAR\PsiOps]
 
 
"LANGUAGE"="'''1'''"
 
 
'''Notes'''
 
{{ii}} Change "LANGUAGE" number to:
 
# for ''English''
 
# for ''French''
 
# for ''Italian''
 
# for ''Spanish''
 
# for ''German''
 
Missing key registry defaults to English and everything else defaults to the system language (or Spanish for me).
 
}}
 
  
 
==Game data==
 
==Game data==
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  |notes    = For Freeware version See [https://www.pcgamingwiki.com/w/index.php?title=Psi-Ops:_The_Mindgate_Conspiracy&action=submit#Other_information Change Language in the Free version].
 
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  |notes    = For Freeware version See [https://www.pcgamingwiki.com/w/index.php?title=Psi-Ops:_The_Mindgate_Conspiracy&action=submit#Other_information Change Language in the Free version].
 
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==Other information==
 
==Other information==
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===Change Language in the Free version===
 +
The [[Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy#Key Points|Free version]] comes with multiple languages, but because it doesn't change Windows registry, only defaults to English.
 +
{{Fixbox|description=Create [PsiOpsLanguage.reg] and add to registry (For Windows 64 bits)<ref>{{Refcheck|user=LukasThyWalls|date=april 14, 2021}}</ref>|fix=
 +
 +
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 +
 +
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\GAMESTAR\PsiOps]
 +
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"LANGUAGE"="'''1'''"
 +
 +
'''Notes'''
 +
{{ii}} Change "LANGUAGE" number to:
 +
# for ''English''
 +
# for ''French''
 +
# for ''Italian''
 +
# for ''Spanish''
 +
# for ''German''
 +
Missing key registry defaults to English and everything defaults to the system language.
 +
}}
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===API===
 
===API===
 
{{API
 
{{API

Revision as of 16:52, 17 April 2021

Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy cover
Developers
Midway Games
Windows GameStar
Publishers
Midway Games
Release dates
Windows June 14, 2004
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy guide on StrategyWiki
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy on Wikipedia

Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).

Key points

Available free.

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
StarForce 3.4.70.2 DRM[Note 1].[3]
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Delete/rename video files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Data\movies\
  2. Delete or rename GS_logo.sfd, Havock.sfd, Legal.sfd, LOGO.sfd, Psi_logo.sfd, and ZOO.sfd.

Patches

Patch #1 updates the Russian retail release to the latest version.


Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GameConfig.ini[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\[Note 2]

Video settings

Video settings.
Video settings.
General settings.
General settings.

Input settings

Input settings.
Input settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Can also invert X-axis.
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
FX, Ambient
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output with DSOAL
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
For Freeware version See Change Language in the Free version.
French
For Freeware version See Change Language in the Free version.
Italian
For Freeware version See Change Language in the Free version.
Spanish
For Freeware version See Change Language in the Free version.
German
For Freeware version See Change Language in the Free version.

Issues fixed

Can't begin to play, game not responding to some keyboard keys (e.g. space key)

Reset to the defaults in the keyboard settings[4]

Other information

Change Language in the Free version

The Free version comes with multiple languages, but because it doesn't change Windows registry, only defaults to English.

Create [PsiOpsLanguage.reg] and add to registry (For Windows 64 bits)[5]

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\GAMESTAR\PsiOps]

"LANGUAGE"="1"

Notes

Change "LANGUAGE" number to:
  1. for English
  2. for French
  3. for Italian
  4. for Spanish
  5. for German

Missing key registry defaults to English and everything defaults to the system language.

API

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

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98SE, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.0 compatible

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.[1][2] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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