So Blonde

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So Blonde
So Blonde cover
Developers
Wizarbox
Publishers
Eidos Interactive
Engines
Ogre
Release dates
Windows June 13, 2008
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Key points

No widescreen support. Windowed mode is also buggy.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
ProtectDISC Software v8 DRM
Windows
GamersGate
Requires online activation
SecuROM PA DRM.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Anaconda\So Blonde[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\saves\[Note 2]

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Three selectable resolutions: 1024x768 (default), 1366x768 (pillarboxed), 1280x800 (pillarboxed)
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA or SSAA up to 8x.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
On by default.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No framerate cap.
An external Configuration Tool can be accessed with <path-to-game>\SoBlonde.exe -settings or through Start Menu shortcut

Input settings[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
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Effects, Speech
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Polish
Russian
Spanish

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) 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, 32-bit programs writing to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE will be redirected to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node (more details).
  2. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References