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 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 support
Steam Cloud Native support
GameSave Manager Native support

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 support WSGF WS Silver.svg
Multi-monitor Hackable WSGF MM Bronze.svg Use Widescreen Fixer.
Ultra-widescreen Native support WSGF UW Silver.svg
Field of view (FOV) Hackable See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed Native support Borderless only.
Borderless fullscreen windowed Native support Set to "windowed".
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Native support Up to 16 samples.
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native support FXAA. Set by post processing setting
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native support
High frame rate Native support 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.
  6. Should this greatly distort your image, simply reload the save and the FOV setting will take effect.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native support Changing mouse buttons may cause problems.[2]
Mouse acceleration No native support
Mouse input in menus Native support
Mouse Y-axis inversion Native support
Controller
Controller support Native support Using an Xbox One controller may cause severe stuttering.[3]
Full controller support Native support
Controller remapping Unknown
Controller Y-axis inversion Native support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native support effects, music, dialogue
Surround sound Unknown
Subtitles Native support
Closed captions No native support
Mute on focus lost Native support

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. 2.0 2.1 Found a bug after remapping keys - Steam Users' Forums
  3. 3.0 3.1 http://steamcommunity.com/app/102500/discussions/0/540743757479480625/