Vanguard Princess

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Vanguard Princess
Vanguard Princess cover
Developers
Tomoaki "Suge9" Sugeno
Publishers
Tomoaki "Suge9" Sugeno
eigoManga
Engines
Fighter Maker 2nd
Release dates
Windows June 26, 2009
macOS (OS X) March 29, 2016[1]
Linux August 29, 2016[2]
Vanguard Princess on MobyGames
Vanguard Princess on Wikipedia

Key points

Original Japanese release is available to download for free. This article is mostly based on English version and noted if there are differentiations between two version.

General information

Website
Vanguard Princess Wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Original untranslated Japanese version. Free to download.
Windows
Amazon.com
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GamersGate
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
All English versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Director's Cut Free DLC.
Windows
Hilda Rize
Windows
Lilith
Windows
Kurumi
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Steam version is always kept up to date. For non-Steam versions the latest patch is available here (v.1.3.1).[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\game.ini[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Game doesn't feature save game data.
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Stretched from 4:3 aspect ratio.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Freely resizeable window, everything scales from base resolution of 640x480 with nearest-neighbor filtering.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at ~100 FPS.[3]
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Keyboard rebinding.
Keyboard rebinding.
Controller rebinding.
Controller rebinding.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
For cutscenes only, which do not have voice acting.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Only English version.
Japanese
In English version, only audio.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Game won't launch[edit]

For Windows 8 and later, enable DirectPlay.

Low FPS[edit]

This may be cause from game constantly searching for connected controllers. If none is used, uncheck "Activate game controller(s)" from game settings.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8.x
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 400 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7 compatible

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References