Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light cover
Crystal Dynamics
Windows Nixxes Software
Eidos Interactive
Crystal Engine
Release dates
Windows September 28, 2010
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General information

Official Website
Steam Community Discussions


All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete intro.bik[citation needed]
  1. Go to movies in the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename intro.bik.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Crystal Dynamics\Lara Croft: GoL\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/35130/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\35150\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/35130/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Basic graphics settings.
Basic graphics settings.
Advanced graphics settings.
Advanced graphics settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the WSGF entry.
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Using DxWnd in conjunction with Special K's borderless window mode. Instructions for DxWnd mouse fix.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 16xQ.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.[1]

Input settings[edit]

Controls settings.
Controls settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Game settings.
Game settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Dialogue, music, SFX and voice chat.
Surround sound
Located in the Gameplay menu.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
LAN play
Online play
2 Co-op

Issues fixed[edit]

Multiplayer disconnects[edit]

Changing MTU value[2]
  1. Go to the router administration.
  2. Locate MTU settings and change it to 0 or auto configuration.
  3. Apply settings and restart router.

Other information[edit]


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

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel 3 GHz
AMD 2.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB (XP)
2 GB (Vista)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6800GT
ATI 1300XT
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card


  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>/35130/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (35130) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.