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Revision as of 02:48, 26 September 2021

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Star Control: Origins
Star Control: Origins cover
Developers
Stardock Entertainment
Engines
Nitrous
Release dates
Windows September 20, 2018
Reception
Metacritic 75
OpenCritic 80
IGDB 70
Taxonomy
Series Star Control
Star Control: Origins on HowLongToBeat
Star Control: Origins on IGDB
Star Control: Origins on MobyGames
Star Control: Origins on Wikipedia
Star Control
Star Control 1990
Star Control II 1992
Star Control 3 1996
The Ur-Quan Masters 2002
Star Control: Origins 2018

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
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Galactic Edition also available.
Windows
GamersGate
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Galactic Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Galactic Edition also available.
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Earth Rising Expansion Also known as Earth Rising Season Pass
Windows
Reinforcements Free content.
Windows
Multiverse Free content.
Windows
Original Soundtrack
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Star Control\settings.ini
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/271260/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Star Control\Saves
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/271260/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video

Video and audio settings.
Video and audio settings.
Gameplay settings.
Gameplay settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Hor+ scaling for gameplay, Vert- scaling for dialogues. HUD spans the screen. Some scenes are pillarboxed 16:9.[1]
Ultra-widescreen
Referred to as "SuperWide" in-game.[1]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
2x-8x MSAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Framerate limited to 144 FPS while game windows is active and 30 FPS when in the background. See #Change frame rate cap to change these.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Change frame rate cap

Modify the config file[2]
  1. Open the configuration file.
  2. Change the line FramerateLimit = 144 to whatever value you desire, such as FramerateLimit = 120.
  3. Change the line BackgroundFramerateLimit = 30 to whatever value you desire, such as BackgroundFramerateLimit = 60.
  4. Save and close the configuration file.

Input

Control settings.
Control settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Fully supported in most menus in gameplay.
Without a keyboard and mouse, the default name for the captain and ship cannot be changed, and the search bar in the sector map can't be used. Forward thrust is bound to the joystick by default, making turning difficult.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Triggers are referred to using Sony labels (L/R 1/2), despite using Xbox prompts.
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
SFX, Music, UI, Speech
Surround sound
Subtitles
No option to disable.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Danish
Dutch
Finnish
French
German
Italian
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Brazilian Portuguese
Spanish
Swedish

Issues fixed

Constant freezes during gameplay

Download Process Lasso[3]

Set priority class of the game process to high

Or alternatively:

Download Battle Encoder Shirase[4]
  1. Run the program as admin
  2. Target the game process after launching the game, and set CPU to 1%.

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
LAN play
Online play
2 Versus

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Quad-core Intel or AMD processor
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 12 GB
Video card (GPU) 1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit system is required.

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>/271260/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (271260) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Verified by User:Cptmold on 2019-06-30
    Tested at fullscreen resolutions 1920x1080 and 5760x1080, as well as a 2560xyyyy window.
  2. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2019-06-18
  3. {{Refurl|url=https://steamcommunity.com/app/271260/discussions/1/1733213724896236461/
  4. https://steamcommunity.com/app/271260/discussions/1/1733213724896236461/?ctp=2#c1638675549025826379