Sanctum

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Sanctum
Sanctum cover
Developers
Coffee Stain Studios
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows April 15, 2011
OS X August 13, 2012
Sanctum guide at StrategyWiki
Sanctum
Sanctum 2011
Super Sanctum TD 2013
Sanctum 2 2013

Key points

Cross-platform multiplayer.

General information

Official game page
Official Forums
Sanctum Subreddit on reddit
Sanctum Wiki
Steam Community Discussions
Steam Users' Forums

Availability[edit]

All versions require Steam.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Map Pack 1
Map Pack 2
Official Soundtrack
X-Mas Carnage Available for free
Yogscave Available for free

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Sanctum\SanctumGame\Config\SanctumSave.ini
OS X

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
OS X

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings (1/2).
In-game video settings (1/2).
In-game video settings (2/2).
In-game video settings (2/2).

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Multi-monitor screenshot showcasing bad HUD.[1]
Multi-monitor screenshot showcasing bad HUD.[1]
Coffee Stain Studios have announced that they will not actively support multiple monitors.[2]
Set resolution
The game's HUD does not render well on multiple-monitor resolutions.
  1. Open %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Sanctum\SanctumGame\Config\SanctumEngine.ini
  2. Locate any entry for ResX= and change it to your horizontal resolution (e.g., ResX=1920).
  3. Locate any entry for ResY= and change it to your vertical resolution (e.g., ResY=1080).
  4. Locate the entry AspectRatioAxisConstraint=AspectRatio_MaintainXFOV and replace it with:
    AspectRatioAxisConstraint=AspectRatio_MaintainYFOV
  5. Save your changes.

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

Modifying AF[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Engine\Config\
  2. Edit BaseEngine.ini using Notepad. Navigate to the [SystemSettings] section.
  3. Modify the entry MaxAnisotropy=## replacing ## with the desired value.
  4. Save the file.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Forcing AA[3]
Using the following tweak makes the game client prone to graphics artifacts and/or crashing.
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Engine\Config\
  2. Edit BaseEngine.ini using Notepad. Navigate to the [SystemSettings] section.
  3. Modify the entry bAllowD3D9MSAA=False to show bAllowD3D9MSAA=True
  4. Save the file.

Input settings[edit]

In-game general control settings.
In-game general control settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.

Remapping[edit]

Edit mappings[citation needed]
  1. Open %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Sanctum\SanctumGame\Config\SanctumInput.ini
  2. Scroll to Scaleform.KeyMap for controller, or Engine.PlayerInput for keyboard.
  3. Rebind as desired, then save your changes.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Separate sliders for special effects, ambient, voice and music, plus a master volume slider.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Danish
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Turkish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op

Connection types

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 7777
UDP (outbound) 7777

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3 Vista SP2, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 1.6 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 1.6 GHz
Quad-core 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7600 GS
ATI Radeon HD 2400
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
OS X
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.3
Processor (CPU) Intel dual-core 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.3 compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

References

  1. Sanctum - WSGF
  2. Multi-Monitor Surround Feature Video - Steam Users' Forums for Sanctum
  3. Still no anti-aliasing? Also, what DX version? - Steam Users' Forums for Sanctum