The Guild II: Renaissance

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The Guild II: Renaissance
The Guild II: Renaissance cover
4 Head Studios
Nordic Games
Release dates
Windows July 27, 2010
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Key points

Skip intro videos to prevent a black screen on startup.

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


Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Disable Intro[1]
  1. Edit config.ini
  2. Change SplashScreen = 1 to SplashScreen = 0 and save your changes.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\userconfig.ini[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/39680/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savegames\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/39680/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Possible by editing the userconfig.ini file.
4K Ultra HD
UI does not scale with resolution and is extremely small in 4K.
Field of view (FOV)
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS


Edit userconfig.ini[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Edit userconfig.ini
  3. Change FullScreen = 1.000000 to FullScreen = 0.000000 and save your changes.

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Functioning using Borderless Gaming.
Mouse offset may be 15px off vertically.
Configuring Borderless Gaming[citation needed]
  1. Follow the instructions at Windowed to make the game run in a window.
  2. Add GuildII to the Favorites list in Borderless Gaming.
  3. Right click on GuildII in Favorites and make sure Full Screen is selected.
  4. Mouse offsets should be normal now.

Input settings[edit]

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

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects, Music, Speech.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Other information[edit]


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3.5 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9 compatible
Shader model 1.1 support
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9


  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>/39680/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (39680) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Verified by User:Mrazgrs on July 3, 2019