Tower Wars

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Tower Wars
Tower Wars cover
SuperVillain Studios
Release dates
Windows August 14, 2012
macOS (OS X) August 14, 2012

General information

Official site
Steam Community Discussions


All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\scripts\client\prefs.cs[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/214360/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/214360/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Ability to choose OS cursor.
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
Master, interface, game and music.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language settings.
Language settings.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

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

Connection types

Issues fixed[edit]

Run the game at screen refresh rate[edit]

In-game refresh rate option supports 60 Hz or 75 Hz only.
Set screen refresh rate[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\scripts\client\.
  2. Open prefs.cs with a text editor.
  3. Find the line starting with $pref::Video::mode.
  4. Change the value (60 / 75) to the screen refresh rate.
    • $pref::Video::mode = "1920 1080 true 32 60 0";

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
Shader Model support 3
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio FMOD
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista SP2, 7
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound (audio device) Windows compatible sound device
Other Broadband Internet Connection
macOS (OS X)
Operating system (OS) 10.6.X
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.6 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon 2400
Nvidia GeForce 8600
Other Broadband Internet Connection


  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>/214360/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (214360) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.