Kamui

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Kamui
Kamui cover
Developers
SITER SKAIN
Publishers
Nyu Media
Release dates
Windows December 24, 1999
Kamui on Wikipedia
The Tale of ALLTYNEX
Kamui 2014
RefleX 2014
ALLTYNEX Second 2014

General information

Official developer website (Japanese)
Official game website (Japanese)
Nyu Media's official The Tale of ALLTYNEX website
Steam Community Discussions
Shoot 'Em Up Wikia article for KAMUI

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Original Comiket 57 release.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
DRM-free
Overseas version.
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Windows
Humble Store
DRM-free
The Tale of ALLTYNEX trilogy, which also includes RefleX and ALLTYNEX Second.
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Windows
Steam
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Overseas version.
Windows
Steam
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The Tale of ALLTYNEX Deluxe Edition, which also includes RefleX and ALLTYNEX Second along with their original soundtracks.
Windows
A demo for the original Japanese release of the game can be found from the developer's official website.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Original Soundtrack The game's original soundtrack. Contains 13 pieces of music in MP3 format.
Windows
The original soundtrack is also available through SITER SKAIN's bandcamp either through streaming or purchasable within a minimum.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The v1.12 patch for the Japanese version can be found on the developer's website listed under " 神威" (Kamui). The overseas version is already updated with the latest patches.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\setupkamui.cfg[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/283820/pfx/[Note 2]
Configuration file is encrypted.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savedata.sav[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/283820/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
"16:9 Display Support" option just distorts aspect-ratio in fullscreen mode, additional screen area remains unused.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Can be activated from config utility.
60 FPS
Activated using "Full" setting for Screen Refresh Rate in-game.
120+ FPS
Capped at 60 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Shoot/Lightning/Pause are locked to Z/X/C/A, and can only cycle between 4 mapping presets. Movement is locked to directional keys.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse is not used at all.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Most settings are in a separate launcher which requires a mouse for input.
Controller remapping
Shoot/Lightning/Pause are locked to face buttons, and can only cycle between 4 mapping presets. Movement is locked to directional pad/analog stick.
Controller sensitivity
Digital movement.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Supported in v1.12. Analogue triggers however are not used.
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Generic/other controllers
Button prompts Input settings icon - Generic Controller.svg In-game buttons are referenced by numbers.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
No speech within the game.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game progress will pause when out of focus as noted by "(Sleep)" on the game window, but the background music will continue to play.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Japanese

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8.1
Shader Model support 1.4
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 200 MB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (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>/283820/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (283820) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References