Gun Metal

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Gun Metal
Gun Metal cover
Rage Software
NA Strategy First
EU Zoo Digital Publishing
Release dates
Windows September 23, 2003
Gun Metal on Wikipedia

For the unrelated first-person shooter, see Gunmetal.

General information

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Source DRM Notes Keys OS
DRM details are not known
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Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\data\FrontEnd
  2. Delete or rename CGPlayed_01.wmv, CGPlayed_01_h.wmv, Intro1_ps.wmv, Intro1_ps_h.wmv, Intro2_ps.wmv, and Intro2_ps_h.wmv.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\data\persist.dat[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/267920/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\data\SavedGames\[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/267920/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Advanced settings.
Advanced settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Stretched from 4:3. Aspect Ratio option adds letterboxing.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Aspect Ratio option sets slightly higher FOV via letterboxing.
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Probably 4x. Can be forced to 16x in the GPU control panel.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 8x MSAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Gameplay is capped at ~30 FPS, even if FPS counters show higher numbers.[1]


Force windowed[citation needed]
  1. Download and run DxWnd.
  2. Click on Edit, then Add.
  3. Set the name and executable path.
  4. Set the window position and size.
  5. Set Desktop for borderless fullscreen windowed.
  6. Click OK, then File and Save.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Effects, Speech.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Retail release only. Digital version is english only.
Retail only translation available.

Issues fixed[edit]

"Unsupported graphics card" error on launch[edit]

Set compatibility mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the properties for Gunmetal.exe.
  2. Set the Windows Compatibility Mode to the previous version of Windows.
  3. Click OK to apply the change.

Other information[edit]


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

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) 900 MHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 750 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 256
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible


  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/267920/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (267920) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.