Expendable

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Expendable
Expendable cover
Developers
Rage Software
Publishers
Retail Infogrames
GOG.com Blue Moon Red Owl
Steam Funbox Media
Release dates
Windows May 15, 1999
macOS (OS X) November 15, 2013[1]
Expendable on MobyGames
Expendable on Wikipedia

Warnings

The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.


General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete or rename movie files[2]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\fmv\.
  2. Delete or rename intro.bik, intro.fmv, ragelogo.bik, and ragelogo.fmv.

Expendable EMBM Patch (for non-Matrox videocards)[edit]

This is a modded version of a Matrox patch which enables Environment-Mapped Bump Mapping (EMBM) on the water surface in Expendable.
Expendable EMBM Patch
  1. Download corresponding patch from http://redtux.rocik.net/projects/expendable for retail or GOG versions.
  2. Extract archive content to the installation folder.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config.txt[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/804000/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/804000/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Launcher video settings.
Launcher video settings.
In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF 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)
On/off toggle.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Controls remap.
Controls remap.
Controllers settings.
Controllers settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Launcher audio settings.
Launcher audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master and Music sliders. Toggles for Sound Effects and 3D Sound Effects.
Surround sound
May require DirectSound 3D restoration software.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
EAX 1.0, A3D, Dolby Surround, RSX 3d Audio.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
[3]

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video, Smacker

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 3dfx Voodoo
ATI 3D Rage
DirectX 6 compatible
Other 4x CD-ROM drive
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7.0
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 900 MB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
This game does not support macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/804000/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (804000) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Mac Game Update: 34 New Additions ● GOG.com
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-09-11
  3. Expendable on GOG.com - last accessed on 2020-01-04
    "Mac notice: The game is 32-bit only and will not work on macOS 10.15 and up."