Codename: Eagle

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Codename: Eagle
Codename: Eagle cover
Refraction Games
Take-Two Interactive
Release dates
Windows November 15, 1999
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SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).

General information

Codename Eagle Nation
As of December 2020, there is one public server for codename eagle multiplayer. Its IP is Download the version 1.43 multiplayer demo from Codename Eagle Nation, access the in-game console via F12, and enter connect to join!
Codename Eagle Multiplayer


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc DRM[Note 1].
SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).


Warning! Patches below break singleplayer mode![citation needed]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location

Save game data location[edit]

System Location


General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
In version 1.33, aspect ratio is scaled incorrectly.[3] However, version 1.43 supports up to 1920x1080 with the correct aspect ratio.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Open a console using F12 and type in FOV X (where X is a value between 100 [highest] and 500 [lowest]).
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA can be forced from dgVoodoo 2 wrapper.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped to 37 FPS.


Use dgVoodoo 2 combined with Borderless Gaming[citation needed]
  1. Download the dgVoodoo 2 wrapper and extract it.
  2. Start dgVoodooSetup.exe.
  3. Set the Appearce to Windowed.
  4. In DirectX tab, make sure that Disable and passthru the real DirectX is unchecked.
  5. Save the settings.
  6. Copy D3DImm.dll and DDraw.dll to <path-to-game>.
  7. Download and install Borderless Gaming.
  8. Start the game.
  9. Go to options and set the game to D3D renderer.
  10. Start Borderless Gaming and add Codename: Eagle to favourites.
  11. Right click on it and set it to No size change.
  12. Finally open Borderless Gaming options and enable Use Mouse Lock Hotkey.
  13. Use ScrollLock to toggle the mouse cursor lock inside of game's window.



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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16 Versus
Possible by connecting to a local IP using connect IP command.
Online play
16 Versus
Direct IP connections only - via in-game console (F12) or by adding +connect IP:port to the ce.exe command line.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
with ce.exe parameters +host +dedicated
Using the multiplayer host game menu (forward port 24711 UDP)
Direct IP
Using connect IP console command.

Issues fixed[edit]

"Floating point error" when trying to load a saved game[edit]

Downgrade the game to 1.36 or lower[citation needed]

This issue was introduced with 1.41 patch and was never fixed. To avoid it, reinstall the game and update it only to 1.33 version (1.36 consists only of network enhancements).

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7
Glide 2
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Smacker
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) 95, 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 200 MMX
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 380 MB
Video card (GPU) 4 MB of VRAM
DirectX 6.1 compatible


  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] or Windows 11 and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]


  1. Not Loading in Windows 10; this will break thousands of - Microsoft Community - last accessed on 2017-01-16
  2. Microsoft - MS15-097: Description of the security update for the graphics component in Windows: September 8, 2015 - last accessed on 2018-02-16
  3. Verified by User:Suicide machine on August 13, 2016
    On patch 1.33 - the game does increase horizontal FOV, but at the same time, it also increases vertical one, making everything stretched.