S.W.I.N.E.

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This page is for the original release. For the HD Remaster, see S.W.I.N.E. HD Remaster.

S.W.I.N.E.
S.W.I.N.E. cover
Developers
StormRegion
Publishers
Fishtank Interactive
Engines
Gepard
Release dates
Windows November 19, 2001
Reception
Metacritic 65
Taxonomy
Series S.W.I.N.E.
S.W.I.N.E. on HowLongToBeat
S.W.I.N.E. on IGDB
S.W.I.N.E. on MobyGames
S.W.I.N.E. on Wikipedia
S.W.I.N.E.
S.W.I.N.E. 2001
S.W.I.N.E. HD Remaster 2019

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
Retail
DRM-free
Game was made free by its own developer during Christmas[citation needed]
Windows
The 1.9 version of the game is available for free to download. Further information is here.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

S.W.I.N.E. v2.3.9 HD R16 Fan Patch[edit]

Adds widescreen suppport and includes many fixes for modern systems.
User's Guide:
  1. Move the downloaded file to S.W.I.N.E. main folder.
  2. If the downloaded file has purple book icon, then right click on it and click on unpack (extract).
  3. If the "swine 2.3.9 HD installer.exe" has red icon, then right click on it and run it as administrator.

Game data[edit]

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

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savegames[Note 1]

Video[edit]

In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
You can use the patch from users.atw.hu/digi (digi.atw.hu) However that's far more than little patch, It also changes camera zoom values, some tanks are more powerful, But You can try out https://gist.github.com/kris7t/2850110
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Edit trail.ini from installation place and replace StartInFullScreen=1 with 0
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
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
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

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

Audio[edit]

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

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Edit <path-to-game>\options.ini "Subtitles = 'x'" section. Where 'x', there can be 3 options, 0 = no subtitles, 1 = only in dialogs, 2 = all subtitles.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
French
German
Hungarian
Italian
Retail only.
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8
Online play
8 Versus

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy Use GameRanger for multiplayer. Further information is here

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 466 MHz
System memory (RAM) 96 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 980 MB or more
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.0 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 8.0 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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