Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments

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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments cover
Developers
Frogwares
Publishers
Frogwares
Formerly Focus Home Interactive
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows September 29, 2014
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments on MobyGames
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments on Wikipedia
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General information

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

Availability[edit]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Set launch options

Use the -nostartupmovies command line argument.

Fix "Graphics card not supported" error[edit]

Graphics card not supported eror.
Graphics card not supported eror.
Set launch options

Use the -nosettingslimit command line argument.

White Screen[edit]

Set launch options

Use the -nosettingslimit -dx9 command line argument.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Sherlock Holmes - Crimes and Punishments\SH7Game\Config\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/241260/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Sherlock Holmes - Crimes and Punishments\SH7Game\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/241260/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video[edit]

Video Settings.
Video Settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Vert- gameplay, pillarboxed cutscenes and dialogue.
Use the PCGW community tool or see the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
Vert- gameplay, pillarboxed cutscenes and dialogue.
Use the PCGW community tool or see the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use the PCGW community tool or see the WSGF entry.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
No dedicated option. See Anisotropic filtering (AF).
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MLAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
62 FPS limit.
120+ FPS
See High frame rate.

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

Changing anisotropy amount[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open SH7SystemSettings.ini.
  3. Change MaxAnisotropy under SystemSettings section to desired amount (e.g. 0, 16 etc.)
  4. Save changes.

High frame rate[edit]

Changing framerate cap[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open SH7Engine.ini.
  3. Change SmoothFrameRate under Engine.Engine section to False in order to completely disable frame rate smoothing.
  4. Change MaxSmoothedFrameRate under Engine.Engine section to to the value that is desired to cap the frame rate (e.g. 122, 146 etc.)
  5. Save changes.

Input[edit]

Gameplay Settings.
Gameplay Settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Can be changed in SH7Input.ini
Mouse acceleration
Negative mouse acceleration on low sensitivity
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Disable mouse smoothing[edit]

Edit configuration file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open SH7Input.ini.
  3. Find bEnableMouseSmoothing
  4. Change value to: bEnableMouseSmoothing=False

Audio[edit]

Audio Settings.
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
Czech
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Ukrainian

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista SP2
Processor (CPU) AMD/Intel dual-core 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2048 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 14 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon HD 3850
Nvidia GeForce 8600 GTS or higher
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

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>/241260/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (241260) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-04-10
    Closed the launcher, renamed its program folder and the one in %LOCALAPPDATA% before launching the game through Sherlock.exe.