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The Technomancer

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The Technomancer
The Technomancer cover
Developers
Spiders
Publishers
Focus Home Interactive
Engines
Silk
Release dates
Windows June 28, 2016
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres RPG, ARPG, Hack and slash
Art styles Realistic
Themes Sci-fi
Series Mars: War Logs
The Technomancer on MobyGames
The Technomancer on Wikipedia
Mars: War Logs
Mars: War Logs 2013
The Technomancer 2016

Key points

Requires disabling of cores on systems with more than 4 cores, see Infinite loading screen upon the game start up

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Replace intro files[citation needed]
  1. Download empty intro files and extract them.
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\boot\data\video and replace both mp4 with the newly downloaded ones.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\The Technomancer\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/338390/pfx/[Note 1]
Config files include default.profile and graphicconfig.txt.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\The Technomancer\*.fsav
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/338390/pfx/[Note 1]
No apparent limit on number of save files. Previous Silk Engine games had a 50 file limit.

Save game cloud syncing

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

Video

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Supports dynamic resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to x16.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA and TAA. A separate SSAA option is available for the UI.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input

Control settings.
Control settings.

Audio

Audio options.
Audio options.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Italian
German
Polish
Spanish

VR support

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: The Technomancer.

Issues fixed

Infinite loading screen upon the game start up

On a system with more than 4 cores enabled user needs to disable the extra cores[1]
  1. Open start menu>
  2. Type 'msconfig' and start the System Configuration tool that shows in the search
  3. Click on the 'Boot' tab
  4. Click on the 'Advanced Options' button on the middle left of the window, a new window should popup
  5. Tick the 'Number of processors:' option at the top left of the window
  6. From the dropdown list choose 4 as the maximum enabled cores
  7. Press 'OK' and then 'Apply'
  8. You will be presented with a possibility of rebooting the system. Reboot the system.
  9. After reboot verify you have only 4 cores enabled

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Shader Model support 5.0 SM 5.0 Support is not required.[citation needed]
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10 64-bit
Processor (CPU) AMD FX-4100 X4 3.6 GHz
Intel Core i5-2500 3.3 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 11 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon HD 6950
Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible

Notes

  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>/338390/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (338390) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Stuck in loading - last accessed on 2020-03-01