eXceed - Gun Bullet Children

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eXceed - Gun Bullet Children
eXceed - Gun Bullet Children cover
Developers
Flat Software
Publishers
Capcom
Release dates
Windows August 2, 2012
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Key points

The audio dialog and subtitles is in Japanese only. Executable with English subtitles available.
In-game Japanese text will not be displayed correctly unless the OS language is set to 'Japanese'. Workaround available.

General information

Steam Community Discussions
eXceed forums hosted by the publisher
Official Website for the game.
eXceed Technical FAQ

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Publisher website
DRM details are not known
Part of the eXceed Collection
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

English subtitle patch[edit]

This patch enables language selection to the story mode, now you can select either Japanese or English subtitles. It also adds a prologue menu option and a text intro.
English subtitle patch[1]
  1. Download eXceed_Enhanced_English_Patch.zip
  2. Go to the eXceed - Gun Bullet Children folder.
  3. Replace the eXceed.exe in the folder with the file with the same name in the archive.

Notes

Steam Discussion thread about the patch.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/207370/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/207370/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
DirectInput devices are recognized. Xbox 360 controller works with analogue stick, but only four-way movement. If you are using an Xbox 360 controller, something like Xpadder, Joy2Key or GlovePIE is recommended[2]
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
See the English subtitle patch.
Japanese

Issues fixed[edit]

Japanese characters are garbled[edit]

There are two main ways to enable your computer to view Japanese characters: the first and most preferable is to use the Microsoft application Applocale; the second is to change your regional settings for non-Unicode characters to Japanese.
Japanese character fix[3]

1) Using Applocale AppLocale is preferable to switching Windows regional settings to Japanese as it allows you to run an application with Japanese regional settings without having to reboot and avoids issues such as Windows erroneously displaying other non-English characters as Japanese or certain applications defaulting to Japanese language. You can download Microsoft AppLocale here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=13209

2) Changing Regional Settings Go to Control Panel > Clock, Language, and Region > Regional and Language Options. Then click the Administrative tab > Language for non-Unicode programs (System Locale) > Change system locale, select Japanese and then click OK. You’ll be prompted to restart your computer. More detailed instructions can be found here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Change-the-system-locale Windows Vista/7 users also have the option of installing the language pack and switching regional settings. Windows 7 Ultimate users can switch regions altogether as well.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 1.0 GHz or better
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 172 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel 915(900) or better

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>/207370/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (207370) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References