Anonymous edits have been disabled on the wiki. If you want to contribute please login or create an account.


Warning for game developers: PCGamingWiki staff members will only ever reach out to you using the official press@pcgamingwiki.com mail address.
Be aware of scammers claiming to be representatives or affiliates of PCGamingWiki who promise a PCGW page for a game key.

Alekhine's Gun

From PCGamingWiki, the wiki about fixing PC games
(Redirected from Alekhines Gun)
Alekhine's Gun
Alekhine's Gun cover
Developers
Maximum Games
Haggard Games
Publishers
Original KISS ltd
Current Fulqrum Publishing
Release dates
Windows March 11, 2016
Reception
Metacritic 40
OpenCritic 32
IGDB 33
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
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

Alekhine's Gun is a singleplayer third-person action and stealth game in the Death to Spies series.

General information

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

Availability

Steam versions are not available for sale in Germany.

Essential improvements

Skip intro movie

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

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

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

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

Save game cloud syncing

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

Video

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

Audio

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.
Royalty free audio

Localizations

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

Issues unresolved

Random crashes

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

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Shader Model support 3
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio DSound, XAudio2
Cutscenes Theora [1]

Enabling developer console

System requirements

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