Difference between revisions of "The Settlers IV"

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==Essential improvements==
 
==Essential improvements==
 
===Patches===
 
===Patches===
====v2.50.1516a Retail Patch====
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* [http://www.siedler-maps.de/downloads.php?action=download&downloadid=26 2.50.1516a] is the latest retail patch. Applies to all language versions. This patch does not remove the CD protection.
* [http://www.siedler-maps.de/downloads.php?action=download&downloadid=26 2.50.1516a] is the latest patch. Applies to all language versions. This patch does not remove the CD protection.
 
  
 
===Skip intro videos===
 
===Skip intro videos===
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# Go to <code>{{p|game}}\Video\</code>
 
# Go to <code>{{p|game}}\Video\</code>
 
# Delete or rename <code>BB_logo.bik</code>,<code>S4.bik</code> and <code>UbiSoft_Logo.bik</code>
 
# Delete or rename <code>BB_logo.bik</code>,<code>S4.bik</code> and <code>UbiSoft_Logo.bik</code>
}}
 
 
===Widescreen Resolution===
 
{{Fixbox|1=
 
{{Fixbox/fix|Unofficial tool}}
 
Use the [https://github.com/FireEmerald/Settlers4-Widescreen-Tool/ The Settlers 4: Widescreen Tool by FireEmerald].
 
 
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|4k ultra hd wsgf award    =  
 
|4k ultra hd wsgf award    =  
 
|widescreen resolution      = hackable
 
|widescreen resolution      = hackable
|widescreen resolution notes= [https://github.com/FireEmerald/Settlers4-Widescreen-Tool/ The Settlers 4: Widescreen Tool by FireEmerald]
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|widescreen resolution notes= Use [https://github.com/FireEmerald/Settlers4-Widescreen-Tool The Settlers 4: Widescreen Tool].
 
|multimonitor              = no
 
|multimonitor              = no
 
|multimonitor notes        =  
 
|multimonitor notes        =  
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|fov                        =  
 
|fov                        =  
 
|fov notes                  =  
 
|fov notes                  =  
|windowed                  = true
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|windowed                  = hackable
|windowed notes            = add an (" -windowed) without the () to the end of the game shortcut
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|windowed notes            = Use <code>-windowed</code> [[Glossary:Command line arguments|command line argument]].
 
|borderless windowed        = no
 
|borderless windowed        = no
 
|borderless windowed notes  =  
 
|borderless windowed notes  =  
|anisotropic                = true
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|anisotropic                = hackable
|anisotropic notes          = only with graphic driver settings like nvidia Inspector
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|anisotropic notes          = Use [https://ci.appveyor.com/project/Orbmu2k/nvidiaprofileinspector/build/artifacts NVIDIA Profile Inspector].
|antialiasing              = true
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|antialiasing              = hackable
|antialiasing notes        = only with graphic driver settings like nvidia Inspector
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|antialiasing notes        = Use [https://ci.appveyor.com/project/Orbmu2k/nvidiaprofileinspector/build/artifacts NVIDIA Profile Inspector].
|vsync                      = true
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|vsync                      = hackable
|vsync notes                = only with graphic driver settings like nvidia Inspector
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|vsync notes                = Use [https://ci.appveyor.com/project/Orbmu2k/nvidiaprofileinspector/build/artifacts NVIDIA Profile Inspector].
 
|60 fps                    = no
 
|60 fps                    = no
|60 fps notes              = 30 FPS cap
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|60 fps notes              = Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS.
 
|120 fps                    = no
 
|120 fps                    = no
|120 fps notes              = 30 FPS cap
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|120 fps notes              = Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS.
 
|color blind                = no
 
|color blind                = no
 
|color blind notes          =  
 
|color blind notes          =  

Revision as of 19:09, 8 January 2017

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The Settlers IV
The Settlers IV cover
Developers
Blue Byte Software
Release dates
Windows February 15, 2001
The Settlers IV on Wikipedia
The Settlers 1994
The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici 1996
The Settlers III 1998
The Settlers IV 2001
The Settlers: Heritage of Kings 2004
The Settlers II: 10th Anniversary 2006
The Settlers: Rise of an Empire 2007
Die Siedler: Aufbruch der Kulturen 2008
The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom 2010
The Settlers Online 2012
The Settlers: Heritage of Kings - History Edition 2018
The Settlers: Rise of an Empire - History Edition 2018
The Settlers 7: History Edition 2018
The Settlers (2020) 2020

General information

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

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Gold Edition - includes expansions: Mission CD and The Trojans and the Elixir of Power
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Mission CD
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The Trojans and the Elixir of Power
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Die Neue Welt Available only in German language
Error: OS 'windows' not found in infobox
Community Pack: Historische Schlachten Available only in German language
Error: OS 'windows' not found in infobox

Essential improvements

Patches

  • 2.50.1516a is the latest retail patch. Applies to all language versions. This patch does not remove the CD protection.

Skip intro videos

Instructions

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

Template:Game data/row
System Location

Save game data location

Template:Game data/row
System Location

Video settings

Input settings

Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8
Online play
8 Official multiplayer service has been shut down.

Issues unresolved

Retail version compatibility problems

Many bugs, glitches and crashes in every OS higher than Windows XP. Only the GOG.com version has better support.[citation needed]

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95b, 98, 2000, ME, NT 4.0
Processor (CPU) Pentium 200 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB
Video card (GPU) Graphics card with a resolution of at least 800x600
4 MB of VRAM

References