Space Rangers HD: A War Apart

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Space Rangers HD: A War Apart
Space Rangers HD: A War Apart cover
Elemental Games
Katauri Interactive
1C Company
Release dates
Windows October 17, 2013
Metacritic 68
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Turn-based, Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Isometric, Free-roaming camera, Top-down view, Side view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select, Menu-based
Genres 4X, Action, ARPG, Business, Immersive sim, Open world, RTS, Sandbox, Text adventure
Vehicles Space flight, Robot
Art styles Stylized, Pre-rendered graphics
Themes Comedy, Sci-fi, Piracy, Space
Series Space Rangers
Space Rangers HD: A War Apart on IGDB
Space Rangers HD: A War Apart on MobyGames
Space Rangers
Space Rangers 2002
Space Rangers 2: Dominators 2004
Space Rangers HD: A War Apart 2013
Space Rangers: Quest 2016

Key points

Updated version of Space Rangers 2: Reboot with lots of new contents, enhanced graphics and a new campaign.
Based on a new and much better translation.
Replaced the original game on GOG and Steam.

General information Community Discussions for game series Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Essential improvements[edit]

Smooth font replacement[edit]

Taken from Space Rangers 2: Dominators page, still applicable in the remake

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\SpaceRangersHD\CFG.TXT
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/214730/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\SpaceRangersHD\Save
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/214730/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud


Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Resolutions higher than 2560x1600 will crash the game.[1]
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Planetary battles only
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Planetary battles only
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)


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


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and Sound Effects
Surround sound
No voice acting
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Fan translation.

Issues fixed[edit]

Some features are disabled when running game in wine[edit]

Edit CFG.TXT file[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open CFG.txt.
  3. Add line AllowHardwareRenderUnderWine=Yes.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.5 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 3200+ 2200 MHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7800 GT
AMD Radeon 1800 Pro
512 MB of VRAM


  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>/214730/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (214730) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.