Independence War

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Independence War
Independence War cover
Developers
Particle Systems
Publishers
1997-2003 Infogrames
2003-present Atari
Engines
BRender
Release dates
Windows November 1997
Independence War on MobyGames
Independence War on Wikipedia
Independence War
Independence War 1997
Independence War 2: Edge of Chaos 2001

Key points

Titled I-War in some countries.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Deluxe (includes expansion). Includes the GOG.com installer.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Deluxe (includes expansion).
Windows
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Deluxe (includes expansion).
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Defiance Bundled with Deluxe Edition.
Windows

Demo[edit]

A demo for Independece War Deluxe is available here.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Apply intro skip (GOG.com)

Apply the Independence War intro skip.

Use -nologos parameter (retail)[1]

Use the -nologos command line argument.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/330590/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/330590/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

This game can run at higher resolutions using nGlide (pre-installed for the GOG.com version).
Install nGlide (retail)[citation needed]
  1. Download and install nGlide.
  2. Run the nGlide configurator from the Start screen/Start menu.
  3. Set your screen resolution.
  4. Change aspect ratio to "4:3" if you want the correct perspective, or leave at "fit to screen" to have everything stretch to fill the screen.
Run the nGlide configurator (GOG.com)[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Run nglide_config.exe
  3. Set your screen resolution.
  4. Change aspect ratio to "4:3" if you want the correct perspective, or leave at "fit to screen" to have everything stretch to fill the screen.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

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>/330590/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (330590) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References