Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero cover
Developers
WayForward Technologies
Engines
WF Engine[1]
Release dates
Windows December 20, 2016
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero guide on StrategyWiki
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero on Wikipedia
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General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
Steam Community Discussions for Ultimate Edition

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Ultimate Edition.
Windows
Humble Store
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Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows
Origin
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Included with Origin Access Basic.
Ultimate Edition included with Origin Access Premier.
Windows
Steam
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Ultimate Edition also available.
Windows

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Shantae: Pirate Queen's Quest Included with Origin Access Premier.
Windows
Shantae: Friends to the End Included with Origin Access Premier.
Windows
Shantae: Costume Pack Included with Origin Access Premier.
Windows

Version differences[edit]

The Ultimate Edition includes all of the previously released DLC (including Kickstarter backer-exclusive content), additional modes, and costumes.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Wayforward\ShantaeHero\
%APPDATA%\Wayforward\ShantaeHeroUltimate\
Steam
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/253840/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Wayforward\ShantaeHero\
%APPDATA%\Wayforward\ShantaeHeroUltimate\
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\253840\remote\
<Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\764300\remote\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/253840/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Origin
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use 3D Vision fix to toggle black bars in cutscenes and bloom.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
16:9 pillarboxed.[2]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Toggle with Alt+ Enter. See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen is always borderless.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA only. On, Off and Dynamic.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Always enabled due to windowed mode.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Windowed[edit]

Start game in window[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open wfEngine.ini.
  3. Change windowed=false to windowed=true.

Input settings[edit]

In-game keyboard bindings.
In-game keyboard bindings.
In-game gamepad bindings.
In-game gamepad bindings.

Audio settings[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
German
Italian
Japanese
Spanish

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) 2.2 GHz Dual-Core CPU with Hyper Threading
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 310 or equivalent
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

Notes

  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>/253840/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (253840) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References