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Transmissions: Element 120

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Transmissions: Element 120
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Developers
Shokunin
Thomas M. Visser
Vincent Thiele
Engines
Source
Release dates
Windows June 16, 2016
Linux June 16, 2016
Taxonomy
Monetization Freeware
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Shooter
Art styles Realistic
Themes Eastern Europe, Post-apocalyptic, Sci-fi
Series Half-Life mods and fangames
Subseries of Half-Life
Sven Co-op 1999
Synergy 2005
MINERVA 2013
Half-Life: Before 2013
Headcrab Frenzy! 2015
Prospekt 2016
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Hard-Life TBA
Obsidian Conflict TBA

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
DRM-free when launched directly from the executable with -game te120 command line argument. [1]
Windows
Linux

Essential improvements

Disable lens flare

The game displays prominent lens flare effect by default, and there's no in-game option to turn it off.
Toggle the effect via a console command.[2]

Console command te120_combinedlensflare can be set to 1 or 0 to set lens flare on or off respectively.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\te120\cfg[Note 1]
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\te120\save[Note 1]
Linux

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video

In-game Video Settings
In-game Video Settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
HUD is spanned across all displays
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
From 75° to 90°
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA up to 8x
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Double buffered [3]
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input

Input Settings
Input Settings

Audio

In-game Audio Settings
In-game Audio Settings
In-game Subtitle Options
In-game Subtitle Options

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Game and Music volume
Surround sound
Supports Surround up to 7.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Russian
Spanish

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Linux

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon X800
Nvidia GeForce 6600
128 MB of VRAM
Shader model 2.0 support
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04
Processor (CPU) Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600/9600GT (Graphic Drivers: nVidia 310)
ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600 (Graphic Drivers: AMD 12.11)
OpenGL 2.1 compatible


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).

References

  1. Verified by User:Taylor.mabby654 on 2024-02-10
    Worked flawlessly, played for 10 minutes with no Steam client running and offline.
  2. Steam Community - last accessed on 28 May 2023
  3. Black mesa vsync is double buffered - last accessed on 2024