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 DRM Notes Keys
Origin Availability Table Icons - Origin.svg
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg Does not use Origin.
Information All non-Steam versions require Origin.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Reckoning\personal.ini

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Reckoning
Steam <Steam-folder>\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.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Origin Native
Steam Cloud Native

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Fix Delete/rename reckoninglogotrain.bik

  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 LOD

  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 filtering

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

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Silver.svg
Multi-monitor Native WSGF MM Bronze.svg
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 (if the program crashes when launching the game, try using an older version like r371).

Fix Change FOV

  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 Native
Mouse Y-axis inversion Native
Controller
Controller support Native Using an Xbox One controller may cause problems (see Xbox One Controller Stutter Bug).
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 Impossible
Mute on focus lost Native

Issues unresolved[edit]

Remap key bug[edit]

Mouse button binding causes problems.[2]

Xbox One Controller Stutter Bug[edit]

The Xbox One controller causes the game to severely stutter, leaving the game hardly playable.[3]

Issues fixed[edit]

Map movement to arrow keys[edit]

Fix Map movement to arrow keys

  • 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 demo

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

or

Fix Fix demo

  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
  3. http://steamcommunity.com/app/102500/discussions/0/540743757479480625/