Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Brothers A Tale of Two Sons - cover.jpg
Developers
Publishers
Engines
Release dates
Windows
September 3, 2013
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons at Steam Charts
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons at SteamDB
 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons at Wikipedia

Key points

Information Controller is listed as required (and is recommended) but game supports keyboards with a high key rollover.

General information

More information Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys
Developer website Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
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Information All versions require Steam.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\UnrealEngine3\P13\Config\

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Impossible

Video settings[edit]

Launcher settings.
Video setting.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Silver.svg
Multi-monitor Hackable WSGF MM Silver.svg Field of view should be set to 150.
Ultra-widescreen Hackable WSGF UW Silver.svg Set Field of view to 106.26.[1]
Field of view (FOV) Hackable See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed Native Toggle by pressing Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed Unknown
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Hackable 4x by default; for higher values see Anisotropic filtering (AF).
Anti-aliasing (AA) Impossible
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native Set through launcher.
High frame rate Hackable See High frame rate.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Fix Modify config[2]

  1. Navigate to your Configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open the file P13Input.ini with your text editor of choice.
  3. Find [Engine.PlayerInput] and place the line Bindings=(Name="L",Command="fov 150") (adjust number for different FOV) and save.
  4. In-game, press L to adjust FOV.

High frame rate[edit]

Fix Change frame rate smoothing

  1. Navigate to configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open the P13Engine.ini with a text editor.
  3. Search and change bSmoothFrameRate to FALSE or raise MaxSmoothedFrameRate value.
  4. Save file.
Information Using game launcher to change options resets changes made to config.
Information For more information, see the Unreal Engine 3 page.

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

  1. Navigate to configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open the P13Engine.ini with a text editor.
  3. Find the line MaxAnisotropy
  4. Change value to desired level 2, 4, 8, 16 or 32 and save the document.
Information Using game launcher to change options resets changes made to config.

Input settings[edit]

Key bindings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native Set through game launcher.
Mouse input in menus Impossible
Controller
Controller support Native Using a controller disables keyboard controls.[3]
Full controller support Native
Controller remapping Impossible
Controller Y-axis inversion Native Can be edited manually in the game's config files.[4]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native Music, sound effects.
Surround sound Native Auto configures up to 7.0 output[5]
Subtitles Impossible Spoken language is fictional.
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Native

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) GeForce 8600
Radeon HD 2600
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Information Microsoft .NET 4 Framework and Visual C++ Redistributable 2010 are installed.

References

  1. Brothers - A Tale Of Two Sons | WSGF
  2. Multi-monitor Support (Nvidia Surround / Ati Eyefinity / 21:9) - FOV change required. - Steam Community Discussions
  3. Coop? - Steam Community Discussions
  4. (SOLVED) Logitech Rumblepad 2 problem - Steam Community Discussions
  5. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up