Castle Strike

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Castle Strike
Castle Strike cover
Developers
Related Designs
Publishers
Data Becker
Russia Russobit-M
USA Witt Interactive Software
United Kingdom Phoenix Global Software Ltd.
Release dates
Windows January 7, 2004
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres RTS
Themes Fantasy, Medieval
Castle Strike on MobyGames
Castle Strike on Wikipedia

Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).
GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).

Castle Strike is a singleplayer and multiplayer bird's-eye view RTS game.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>/savegame[Note 2]

Video[edit]

Custom Resolutions[edit]

Custom resolutions can be used by editing <path-to-game>/Engine.ini.
Instructions[5]
The UI scales poorly.
  1. Change the values of <ScreenXSize> and <ScreenYSize> to the desired resolution.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Russian
Local retail version only

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
4
Online play
4 GameSpy services have been shut down;[6] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, 98SE, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1000 MHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows Vista or later.[1][2][3][4] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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