Vivisector - Beast Within

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Vivisector - Beast Within
Vivisector - Beast Within cover
Developers
Action Forms
Publishers
1C Company
Engines
AtmosFear
Release dates
Windows September 30, 2005
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Edit init.cfg[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Data\Scripts\
  2. Open init.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Change r.showlogos 1 to r.showlogos 0
  4. Save the changes.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config.cfg[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Data\Save\[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the WSGF entry.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF topic.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed
Borderless only. See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Antialiasing disables shadows. Use your graphics card's program settings and enable it through there if you wish to keep shadows.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 500 fps.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Use render_fov command[citation needed]
  1. Open console by pressing ~.
  2. Type in render_fov X where X your desired horizontal FOV value (e.g. render_fov 90).

Windowed[edit]

Edit init.cfg[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Data\Scripts\
  2. Open init.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Change r.windowed 0 to r.windowed 1
  4. Save the changes.

Notes

The window is locked to the top-left corner of the screen.

Input settings[edit]

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

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Alt-tabbing even in windowed mode causes the game to minimize (and mutes the sound).

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 @ 1.8 GHz
AMD Athlon @ 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce FX
AMD Radeon 7600
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c 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