Hard Reset

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Hard Reset
Hard Reset cover
Flying Wild Hog
Gambitious Digital Entertainment
Road Hog Engine
Release dates
Windows September 13, 2011
Hard Reset on Wikipedia
Hard Reset
Hard Reset 2011
Hard Reset Redux 2016

This page is for the original release. For the updated version, see Hard Reset Redux.

General information

Official game site
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
DRM details are not known
In some regions, retail version requires a free Signup for a 'Kalypso Launcher' account, while in others the game comes with a Steam key.
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Humble Store
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Extended Edition

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Exile DLC Free

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Remove the intro file[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\data\.
  2. Create backup copy of data_10_misc.bin in case something goes wrong.
  3. Open data_10_misc.bin with 7-Zip or similar.
  4. Go to \data\cs\ and delete intro.lst.
  5. Run the game.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Hard Reset Extended\profiles\<user-id>\config.cfg
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/98400/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Hard Reset Extended\profiles\<user-id>\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/98400/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

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

Input settings[edit]

In-game general control settings.
In-game general control settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game gamepad settings.
In-game gamepad settings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse smoothing options in menu. Acceleration not present.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
XInput controllers only.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Can only select from two pre-set layouts.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Global, music and cutscenes.
Surround sound
Auto detects up to 7.1;[4][5] Option to force stereo
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
G3D, DirectVR
Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.

Issues fixed[edit]

Blurry textures[edit]

Blurry textures[citation needed]
  • If you're having blurry textures and unreadable text, be sure to check the mipmap settings in your GPU driver. They should be on quality instead of performance.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9 v43
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

Console commands[edit]

To bring up the in-game console, press Ctrl+~.
See here for a full list of commands.
Parameter Description
bind f5 save Enable quick save
bind f8 load Enable quick load
r_draw_hud 0 Crosshair off
r_draw_weapon 0 Weapon/HUD off
pp_enable 0 Post-process off, including blur when sprinting

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.5 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4.6 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTS
ATI Radeon HD 3870
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible


  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>/98400/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (98400) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.