Prism: Guard Shield

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Prism: Guard Shield
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Developers
Rebellion Developments
Rival Entertainment
Semilogic Entertainments
Publishers
US Army Guard
Engines
Asura
Release dates
Windows November 21, 2006

Warnings

GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).

General information

Official Website (archived)
Game lacks an FPS limiter and is cause large amount of bugs and Physics glitches frame rates higher than 60 FPS.Although it can be fixed by forcing vsync from the game config files

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Publisher website
DRM-free
Windows

Game data[edit]

Game settings.
Game settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rebellion\PRISM\PRISM_SaveFile.dat

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Rebellion\PRISM\PLS<user-id>\

Video[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use Sui's Tool.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use Sui's Tool.
Windowed
Launch the game with -subwindow parameter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Keeping the framerate uncapped may result in jump input being ignored.[1]

Input[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Option located under Game settings.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
No option to disable it.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
32 Co-op, Versus
COOP mode is limited to 8 players.
Online play
32 Co-op, Versus
GameSpy services have been shut down;[2] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Started by running PRISM_DedicatedServer.exe.
Self-hosting
Direct IP

Issues unresolved[edit]

Enemies in last mission have no animations (are all in T-pose)[edit]

  • This seem to happen regardless of FPS cap (or lack there of) and with V3 of the game.[1]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) AMD Athlon 64 - 1.5 GHz
Intel Pentium Celeron - 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce4 (non MX)
Ati Radeon 9600
64 MB of VRAM

References