Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage

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Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage
Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage cover
Developers
Zoetrope Interactive
Publishers
Iceberg Interactive
Release dates
Windows May 28, 2010
Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage on Wikipedia
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Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage 2010

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Windows
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Russian copies use StarForce 5 DRM.
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Darkness Within 2\config.txt
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/298950/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Darkness Within 2\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/298950/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
Switching on Ambient Occlusion or Depth of Field in Advanced settings switches off Antialiasing and disables its setting.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the WSGF entry.
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
Stretched by default. See Aspect ratio.
4K Ultra HD
Stretched by default. See Aspect ratio. Resolution can be in unusual place, e.g. leftmost.
Field of view (FOV)
Though fov setting is present in config.txt, it's autoreverted to 75 every time game starts. Making file readonly does not help.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA up to 8x.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Aspect ratio[edit]

Game uses 4:3 aspect ratio by default.
Set custom aspect ratio in config file[1]
  1. Go to %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Darkness Within 2.
  2. Open the config.txt file with Notepad or other text editor.
  3. Change value of aspect to the ratio of width/height of desired resolution, e.g.:
    1. 1.25000 - 5:4
    2. 1.33333 - 4:3
    3. 1.77778 - 16:9
    4. 2.33333 - 21:9
    5. 2.37037 - 2560x1080
  4. Save the file.
  5. Launch the game.

Input settings[edit]

In-game input and gameplay settings.
In-game input and gameplay settings.
In-game keyboard bindings.
In-game keyboard bindings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
SFX, Music, Ambient, Dialog
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Local retail version. Official localization by «Новый диск» (ND)
Russian
Fan translation by «ENPY Studio»
Spanish
Fan translation, download.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

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>/298950/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (298950) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References