Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War

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Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War cover
Developers
DreamForge Intertainment
Publishers
Retail Strategic Simulations Inc.
Digital GOG.com
Release dates
Windows July 23, 1999
Reception
IGDB 80
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Top-down view
Controls Point and select
Genres TBS
Themes Sci-fi
Series Warhammer 40,000
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General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc 1 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

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

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
4
Online play
4

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9 GOG version only.[3]
DirectDraw 7
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video, Smacker

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 800x600 resolution
2 MB of VRAM
DirectX 6.1 compatible
Other 8x CD-ROM drive

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] or Windows 11 and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]
  2. 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