ObsCure II

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ObsCure II
ObsCure II cover
Developers
Hydravision Entertainment
Publishers
Ignition Entertainment
Playlogic Entertainment
Steam Mighty Rocket Studio
Engines
RenderWare
Release dates
Windows September 7, 2007
Reception
Metacritic 59
IGDB 55
Taxonomy
Series ObsCure
ObsCure II on HowLongToBeat
ObsCure II on IGDB
ObsCure II on MobyGames
ObsCure II on Wikipedia
ObsCure
ObsCure 2004
ObsCure II 2007

Key points

Steam release is an updated version featuring full XInput controller support and compatibility fixes for modern machines.

General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
TAGES and Solidshield DRM.
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\o2.ipt[Note 1]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MRS\Obscure2
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PLAYLOGIC\Obscure2\Release
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/254480/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Playlogic\Obscure2\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/254480/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Retail is 4:3 and 5:4 only.[1] Steam version is pillarboxed (except movies).[2]
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
See Widescreen resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Can't be forced.[3]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enabled by default. Can be forced off.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Edit registry entries[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\PLAYLOGIC\Obscure2\Release.
  2. Edit the entry VideoResolution and change the value to one of from a list below (hexadecimal):
    • 7800438 - 1920x1080
    • F000870 - 3840x2160

Windowed[edit]

Set with D3D8 Wrapper[citation needed]
  1. Download D3D8 Wrapper.
  2. Extract to <path-to-game>.
  3. Edit d3d8.ini.
  4. Set ForceWindowedMode to 1.

Input[edit]

Controller support[edit]

In the retail version, XInput controllers have issues using both triggers simultaneously, and with the right stick being unrecognized.
Fix button assignment[citation needed]
  1. Download and run XInput Plus.
  2. Set the Target Program to OBSCURE2.exe.
  3. Go to DirectInput and check Enable DirectInput Output.
  4. Click on Customize and change the following:
    1. Assign Right Stick-X to Slider1
    2. Assign Right Stick-Y to Slider2
    3. Assign Left Trigger to Button11
    4. Assign Right Trigger to Button12
  5. Click Apply, this will install DLL files in the installation folder.

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
French
Italian
German
Spanish
Russian
1C-Softclub official localization. Available here.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Co-op play with 2 players requires a controller.
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  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>/254480/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (254480) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References