Rising Storm

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Rising Storm
Rising Storm cover
Developers
Tripwire Interactive
Antimatter Games
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows May 30, 2013
Rising Storm on Wikipedia
Red Orchestra
Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 2006
Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad 2011
Rising Storm 2: Vietnam 2017

Key points

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad (multiplayer) and Rising Storm use the same executable
Steam Workshop integration

General information

Official Website
Official forums
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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Windows
Humble Store
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Game of the Year Edition
Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Armored Assault Free, included in latest update
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use the -nostartupmovies command line argument[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\RedOrchestra2\ROGame\Config\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/234510/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

A guide for optimizing performance can be found here.

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Force using DxWnd[citation needed]
  1. Set the game to fullscreen mode using in-game options.
  2. In DxWnd, choose Edit and Add.
  3. In a Main tab, for Path click on a button ....
  4. Go to <path-to-game> and choose ROGame.exe.
  5. Check fields in Generic area: Hook Enabled, Run in Window and Hook all DLLs.[2]
  6. In Position area change X,Y coordinates to Desktop and click OK to close a configuration window.
  7. Launch the game via Steam while running DxWnd in the backround.

Notes

Use at your own risk when playing online on cheat-protected servers.

Change corpse despawn rate[edit]

Edit ROGame.ini[3]
  1. Open "ROGame.ini
  2. Ctrl + F "FXL"
  3. Edit "FXLifetimeMultiplier=1.000000" to "FXLifetimeMultiplier=10.000000" for 10 minutes and to "FXLifetimeMultiplier=20.000000" for 20.

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game mouse settings.
In-game mouse settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
64

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
A guide on how to set up a server is available. Note that the dedicated server software is a separate download from the main game.
Self-hosting
Can only create games by hosting a dedicated server.
Direct IP

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 8075, 28902
UDP 7757, 7758, 7767, 20610
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

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, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Dual Core 2.3 GHz or better
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7800 GTX
ATI Radeon HD 2900 GT
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

Notes

  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>/234510/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (234510) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References