Warpath

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Warpath
Warpath cover
Developers
Digital Extremes
Publishers
Groove Games
Engines
Unreal Engine 2.5
Release dates
Windows July 18, 2006
Warpath on Wikipedia

Key points

The master server has been shut down. Single player with bots, LAN and practice mode still works.
Warpath is based on Pariah's engine and some tweaks for Pariah will work on Warpath too.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Windows
Retail
DRM details are not known
DVD-ROM
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\System\Warpath.ini[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

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

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
FullscreenViewportX and FullscreenViewportX in Warpath.ini
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
fov command via the console (does not affect hud weapons)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output with DirectSound3D restoration software.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
EAX 4.0.
DefOpenAL32.dll works as DirectSound3D driver which can be used with DSOAL to restore EAX. Warpath EAX 4.0 support is buggy as of DSOAL v1.31a.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Flashing screen glitch when running on modern hardware[edit]

This is caused by setting Visual Effects to maximum value and whenever something explodes in-game.
Instructions[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\System\
  2. Open Pariah.ini
  3. Add HasNVidiaTexM32Tex=1 line to the secton [D3DDrv.D3DRenderDevice] or if it's already present set it to 1

Low FOV[edit]

Instructions[2]
  1. Press the "~" key
  2. Type in FOV XX. Where "XX" is, type your desired value
  3. Change should take effect immediately unless user is in a menu

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
16
LAN play
16
Online play
Master server is not available anymore

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio OpenAL

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III or an AMD Athlon equivalent
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 100% DirectX 9.0 compatible 64MB hardware accelerated video card and the latest drivers (note that the game uses Direct3D 8 API though)

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