Starpoint Gemini 2

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Starpoint Gemini 2
Starpoint Gemini 2 cover
Little Green Men Games
Iceberg Interactive
IC Whale Engine
Release dates
Windows September 26, 2014
Series Starpoint Gemini
Starpoint Gemini 2 on MobyGames
Starpoint Gemini 2 on Wikipedia
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Key points


General information

Official website
Starpoint Gemini 2 Wiki
Official forum Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Included free copy of Starpoint Gemini during Early Access period.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Secrets of Aethera
Origins Free DLC on Steam. Included with the base game on

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Modify StarpointGemini2Configuration.cfg file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open StarpointGemini2Configuration.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Delete all 3 lines with "intro: xxxxxx".
  4. Save

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/236150/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Saves\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/236150/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud


Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Main menu has minor HUD issues.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
A zoom-in/zoom-out option is available during gameplay.
Toggle with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA up to 8x. May break post-processing on AMD graphics cards.[2]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Vsync caps the frame rate at 59 FPS,[3] with vsync disabled frame rate is capped ~112 FPS.[4]

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Edit config file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open StarpointGemini2Configuration.cfg in Notepad.
  3. Set BorderlessWindow: to 1. If BorderlessWindow: is not there, just add it.


Key rebinding.
Key rebinding.


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, environment, SFX, dialog and user interface.
Surround sound
A speaker configuration option does exist in settings but currently unavailable.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
More localization options will be available after final release.[1]

Issues unresolved[edit]

A list of known bugs can be found here.

Other information[edit]


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


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 2.2 GHz Dual core or equivalent
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 10.0 compatible


  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>/236150/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (236150) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Starpoint Gemini 2 FAQ
  2. Verified by User:Suicide machine on 2019-08-03
    Post processing has noticeable glitches at RX 570.)
  3. Lock fps :: Starpoint Gemini 2 General Discussions, post #3 - last accessed on 2017-05-24
    "Vsync caps the framerate at 59 in this game afaik."
  4. Game capped at 60 fps? :: Starpoint Gemini 2 General Discussions - last accessed on 2017-05-24
    "No the game is not capped at 60. AFAIK the FPS maxes out at around 112 FPS (although there might be some way to go beyond that but I wouldn't know)."
  5. Starpoint Gemini 2 - x64 support has arrived - Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: Starpoint Gemini 2