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Blade of Darkness (2021)

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This page is for the re-release. For the original 2001 game, see Blade of Darkness.

Blade of Darkness (2021)
Blade of Darkness (2021) cover
Developers
Fire Falcom
General Arcade
Publishers
SNEG
Release dates
Windows October 7, 2021
Reception
IGDB N/A
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Hack and slash
Themes Fantasy
Series Blade of Darkness
Blade of Darkness (2021) on HowLongToBeat
Blade of Darkness (2021) on IGDB
Blade of Darkness (2021) on MobyGames
Blade of Darkness
Blade of Darkness 2001
Blade of Darkness (2021) 2021

Blade of Darkness (2021) is a singleplayer and multiplayer third-person action and hack and slash game in the Blade of Darkness series.

General information

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

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes Legacy Version.
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Includes Legacy Version.
Windows

Demo

A demo is available on Steam and GOG.

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

In game menu option to skip intro videos.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\steamapps\common\Blade of Darkness\Config
<Steam-folder>\steamapps\common\Blade of Darkness\classic\Config
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1710170/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\steamapps\common\Blade of Darkness\Save
<Steam-folder>\steamapps\common\Blade of Darkness\classic\Save
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1710170/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Camera can be zoomed in/out in 3 presets.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Supports custom frame limiter. Some physics objects update at frame rates below 60 fps.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound effects
Surround sound
Up to 7.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Hungarian
https://www.moddb.com/downloads/blade-of-darkness-2021-hungarian-language-modpack A Hungarian language pack for the 2021 re-release for the game, that also contains the classic version's translation.
Italian
Spanish
Russian
Adaptation of Russian voice acting «Fargus» for the new version 2021 (Steam/GOG)
Simplified Chinese

VR support

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
Z3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Other information

API

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

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio SoLoud

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Dual Core 2Ghz Processor
System memory (RAM) 4 GB RAM
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 11 compatible

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>/1710170/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1710170) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References