Knights of the Temple II

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Knights of the Temple II
Knights of the Temple II cover
Developers
Cauldron
Publishers
Playlogic Entertainment
TDK Mediactive
Release dates
Windows November 24, 2005
Taxonomy
Series Knights of the Temple
Knights of the Temple II on MobyGames
Knights of the Temple II on Wikipedia
Knights of the Temple
Knights of the Temple: Infernal Crusade 2004
Knights of the Temple II 2005

Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 4 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).
Demo version is available here

Its working on Win10 or at least it could be bypased, so info above its not accurate.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete or Rename
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Video
  2. Delete or Rename: cauldron.wlt, playlogic.wlt, tdk.wlt

3D Anaglyph GamePlay[edit]

Use launch parameter
  • Add -sv to the game's launch parameter.

Notes

For information how to use launch parameters, see Command line arguments.

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Instructions

Notes

If you want to edit with manually:
  1. Open KOTT2.exe with a hex editor.
  2. On offset 00045AE0 change 7B to EB and save.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\KOTT2.set[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Saves\[Note 2]

Video[edit]

Issues fixed[edit]

Widescreen Resolution[edit]

Permanently patch
  1. Download Patch and extract to <path-to-game>
  2. Start the game, change game resolution to 640x480
  3. Its just stretch picture, its breaking aspect ratio.

Notes

If you want to edit it manually, download this file and follow the instructions.
More values available here

Windowed[edit]

Force windowed mode
  1. Download ThirteenAG's D3D9 wrapper and extract to <path-to-game>
  2. Open d3d9.ini, change ForceWindowedMode = 0 to 1

StarForce Protection Technology[edit]

Install FrontLine Drivers Update Tool
  1. Download StarForce Protection Update Tool SFUPDATE
  2. Run sfdrvup.exe and follow the displayed instructions
  3. When the computer turns on, run game as administrator

Notes

If you want to delete all the StarForce Protection components on the system:
  1. Download StarForce Protection Removal Tool SFREMOVE
  2. Run sfdrvrem.exe and follow the displayed instructions.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Only for Keyboard and controller (its is not working in modern OS and with X360 controller). Here is flawed guide made by RuThaN how to make game working on modern X360 controller and mouse + keyboard combo, maybe someone can improve it. You need Cursor Lock utility, InvertMouse utility and GLovePie script.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Separate settings for sound and music.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Download Patch
French
Download Patch
German
Download Patch
Italian
Download Patch
Polish
Russian
Fan translation, download
Simplified Chinese
Spanish
Download Patch

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98SE
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2.2 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon 8500
Nvidia GeForce 3
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
Other DVD ROM (game is on DVD no CD)

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows 8.1, Windows 10, or Windows 11.[1][2] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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).

References