SpellForce 3

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SpellForce 3
SpellForce 3 cover
Developers
Grimlore Games
Publishers
THQ Nordic
Release dates
Windows December 7, 2017
Reception
Metacritic 73
OpenCritic 74
IGDB 74
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres RPG, RTS
Themes Fantasy
Series SpellForce
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SpellForce 3 on IGDB
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SpellForce 3 on Wikipedia
SpellForce
SpellForce: The Order of Dawn 2003
SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars 2006
SpellForce 2: Dragon Storm 2007
SpellForce 2: Faith in Destiny 2012
SpellForce 2: Demons of the Past 2014
SpellForce 3 2017
SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest 2019
SpellForce 3: Fallen God 2020
SpellForce 3: Versus Edition 2020

Key points

Known as SpellForce 3: Reforced as of the update from December 6, 2021.
Official mod toolkit available. Supports GOG.com and Steam versions.

General information

Official Scripting Wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Mod Kit Free. Included in GOG.com version.
Windows

Game data[edit]

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

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config_*.txt[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/311290/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/311290/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video[edit]

In-game display settings.
In-game display settings.
In-game user interface settings.
In-game user interface settings.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Edit visual.txt[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\bin_win32\configs\visual.txt
  2. Search for the Camera section
  3. Here you can customize the camera, all values are clearly labeled in the file, including FOV (Default value is 21)

Notes

You must restart the game for the changes to take effect

Input[edit]

In-game controls settings.
In-game controls settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
No acceleration.
Mouse sensitivity
Disable hardware cursor in control settings.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

In-game sound settings.
In-game sound settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Text and audio language can be set separately.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Can be changed in the sound settings.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
6 Versus, Co-op
Online play
6 Versus, Co-op

Connection types

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
UDP 5432, 9182, 9183
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio FMOD

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-3570
AMD FX-6350
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon HD 7850
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

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).
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/311290/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (311290) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Bluemax on 2019-09-10