Alekhine's Gun

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Alekhine's Gun
Alekhine's Gun cover
Developers
Maximum Games
Haggard Games
Publishers
Original KISS Ltd
Current 1C Company
Release dates
Windows March 11, 2016
Reception
Metacritic 40
OpenCritic 32
IGDB 33
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives Third-person
Genres Action, Stealth
Themes Cold War, World War II
Series Death to Spies
Alekhine's Gun on HowLongToBeat
Alekhine's Gun on IGDB
Alekhine's Gun on MobyGames
Alekhine's Gun on Wikipedia
Death to Spies
Death to Spies 2007
Death to Spies: Moment of Truth 2009
Alekhine's Gun 2016

General information

PC Report
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
ZOOM Platform
DRM-free
Windows
GamersGate (unavailable)
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Windows
Steam versions are not available for sale in Germany.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro movie[edit]

Modify a game file[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Models\CutScenes\Other.
  2. Delete, rename or move Intro.ogg.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\AlekhinesGun\settings.scg
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\AlekhinesGun\smersh.shadvs
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/406720/pfx/[Note 1]
Config files are stored in a proprietary format. More information about its structure can be found in here.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\AlekhinesGun\Profiles\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/406720/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
OneDrive
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Launch the game with -windowed parameter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Launch the game windowed, see Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Unknown AA method.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No framerate cap.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Added in Patch 1.02.
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Controller has to be enabled manually using mouse/keyboard in game's options.
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Enabling controller, disables keyboard and mouse input.
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts
Cursor detection

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Effects, Ambient, Voice.
Surround sound
Subtitles
No option to disable it.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
No option to disable it.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Issues unresolved[edit]

Random crashes[edit]

A common issue with the game are random crashes. Currently their origin isn't known.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 3
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio DSound, XAudio2
Cutscenes Theora [1]

Enabling developer console[edit]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel 2.0 GHz
AMD 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600
ATI Radeon HD 2600
512 MB of VRAM
Other Broadband Internet connection

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>/406720/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (406720) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References