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Avencast: Rise of the Mage

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Avencast: Rise of the Mage
Avencast: Rise of the Mage cover
Developers
ClockStone
Publishers
Lighthouse Interactive
Meridian4
Release dates
Windows October 30, 2007
Reception
Metacritic 68
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Genres RPG
Art styles Stylized
Themes Fantasy
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General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
Manual

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 7 DRM. Russian copies use StarForce 5 DRM.
Windows
Amazon.com
DRM details are not known
Windows
Epic Games Store
DRM details are not known
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
Publisher website (unavailable)
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Windows
Amazon.com (unavailable)
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Windows
Green Man Gaming (unavailable)
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Windows

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Disable intro in game.cfg[citation needed]
  1. Go into cfg in the installation folder.
  2. Edit game.cfg.
  3. Go to the VideosAtStart line.
  4. Add ; to the start of the VideosAtStart line.
  5. Save your changes and close the file.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\cfg\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/46410/pfx/[Note 2]
game.cfg contains general settings.
controls.cfg contains control settings.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/46410/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

Video

Avencast Options (Options.exe).
Avencast Options (Options.exe).
In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Set in launcher.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Works using Borderless Gaming.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Set in launcher (on/off only).
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Set in launcher.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
200 FPS limit by default. See High frame rate.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

High frame rate

Change FPS limit in the config file
  1. Open <path-to-game>\cfg\game.cfg in a text editor.
  2. Change the maxFPS line to the desired framerate limit.
Setting maxFPS to 0 for no limit may prevent save game loading.

Input

Input settings.
Input settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Supports two keys per function.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Listed as Mouse speed.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Controller types
Spells and attacks can be cancelled with Space .

Audio

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Effect, Music, Speech and Ambient noises.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Video subtitles are set in launcher; gameplay is always subtitled.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
Retail only
German
Retail and Steam only; download for GOG.com release.
Polish
Retail only Details
Russian
Unofficial localization by «NeoGame»

VR support

3D modes State Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created profile, see vorpx forum.

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 OpenAL

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.2 GHz
AMD Athlon 2200+
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
(1 GB Vista)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4.4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce FX 5700
ATI Radeon 9700
DirectX 9.0c compatible


Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data:

References