Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Kingdoms of Amalur - Reckoning coverart.jpg
Developers
Publishers
Release dates
Windows
February 7, 2012
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning at Steam Charts
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning at SteamDB
 Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning at Wikipedia

General information

More information Steam Community Discussions
More information Steam Users' Forums

Availability[edit]

Source(s) Store unlock Notes
Origin Origin.png Choice of digital or retail.
Steam Steamicon.png Does not use Origin.
Information All non-Steam versions require Origin, including retail.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Fix Delete/rename reckoninglogotrain.bikLink

  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Go into content\data\bink
  3. Delete or rename reckoninglogotrain.bik

Adjust Level of Detail[edit]

Fix Adjust texture LODLink

  1. Download and install RadeonPro
  2. Create a RadeonPro profile for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
  3. Open the "Advanced" tab and check Texture LOD
  4. Set the slider to a value between -1 and -2 (recommended: -1)

Enable high quality anisotropic filtering[edit]

Fix Enable high quality anisotropic filteringLink

Information By default KOA:R uses low quality anisotropic filtering to give better performance.
  1. Download and install RadeonPro
  2. Create a RadeonPro profile for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
  3. Open the "Advanced" tab and check Texture LOD
  4. Set "Texture filtering quality" to high quality

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Reckoning
Information Steam version save files are stored in Steam\userdata\<user-id>\102500\remote
Information Game profile names need to be identically named when transferring saves to different accounts or computers. If they are not, then you will need to rename the save file into one that has been 'recognised' by the game. This applies to transferring save data in any combination between computers, profiles, Steam and Origin accounts.

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Silver.png
Multi-monitor Native WSGF MM Limited.png
Field of view (FOV) Hackable See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed Native Borderless only.
Borderless fullscreen windowed Native Set to "windowed".
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Native Up to 16 samples.
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native FXAA. Set by post processing setting
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native
High frame rate Native No frame rate or refresh rate cap.[1]

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Information FOV fix is available using the Widescreen Fixer.

Fix Change FOVLink

  1. Launch Widescreen Fixer and open Kingdom of Amalur's plugin settings
  2. Set desired field of view (recommended value: 60-70)
  3. Set a keybind for Widescreen Fixer
  4. Launch KOA:R
  5. Press your FOV keybind before doing anything else. Your FOV will expand from a shoulder-cam to third person at the correct FOV.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native Changing mouse buttons may cause problems (see Remap key bug).
Mouse acceleration Impossible
Mouse input in menus Unknown
Mouse Y-axis inversion Unknown
Controller
Controller support Native
Full controller support Native
Controller remapping Unknown
Controller Y-axis inversion Native

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native effects, music, dialogue
Surround sound Unknown
Subtitles Native
Closed captions Unknown
Mute on focus lost Unknown

Issues unresolved[edit]

Remap key bug[edit]

Mouse button binding causes problems.[2]

Issues fixed[edit]

Map movement to arrow keys[edit]

Fix Map movement to arrow keysLink

  • Follow instructions here.

Black screen in demo with AMD GPU[edit]

Information The demo shows nothing but a black screen with AMD GPUs. This issue is not present in the final game.

Fix Fix demoLink

  1. Launch game
  2. Go to settings
  3. Disable post-processing

or

Fix Fix demoLink

  1. Open Catalyst Control Center
  2. Create an application profile for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
  3. Set multi-sampling anti-aliasing (MSAA) to 2x

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core2 Duo 2.2GHz, AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Intel Core2 Quad 2.4GHz, AMD Phenom X4 2.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
10.5 GB
Video card (GPU) NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512 MB or ATI Radeon HD3650 512 MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX260 1 GB or ATI Radeon HD4850

References

  1. New 120Hz Games Report
  2. Found a bug after remapping keys - Steam Users' Forums