Carnivores: Cityscape

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Carnivores: Cityscape
Developers
Sunstorm Interactive
Publishers
Infogrames
Engines
Serious Engine 1
Release dates
Windows March 28, 2002
Carnivores: Cityscape on MobyGames
Carnivores: Cityscape on Wikipedia

Warnings

GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).
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Key points

Runs on the Serious Engine. Some fixes that work in Serious Sam: The First Encounter and Serious Sam: The Second Encounter will work for this as well.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
This game is not available digitally.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Scripts\[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SaveGame\[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Video options menu.
Video options menu.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Default is 90° horizontal. See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Listed as "wait vertical retrace" in options.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Modify PersistentSymbols.ini
  1. Launch the game at least once.
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\Scripts\
  3. Open PersistentSymbols.ini.
  4. Locate lines:
persistent extern INDEX sam_iScreenSizeI=(INDEX)XXX;
persistent extern INDEX sam_iScreenSizeJ=(INDEX)YYY;
  1. Change XXX and YYY to desired resolution.
  2. Save the changes and launch the game.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Use /plr_fFOV=XX in the in-game console (~), where XX is the desired horizontal FOV

Input settings[edit]

Keymapping options menu.
Keymapping options menu.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options menu.
Audio options menu.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sliders for sound effects and music.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
Server browser no longer functions.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio DirectSound
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Windows 98/Me/XP
Processor (CPU) AMD Athlon 400, Pentium III 400 or equivalent
System memory (RAM) 128 MB RAM
Hard disk drive (HDD) 450 MB hard drive space
Video card (GPU) 16 MB Open GL compliant 3D accelerator

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).

References