Savage 2: A Tortured Soul

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Savage 2: A Tortured Soul
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Developers
Release dates
Windows
January 16, 2008
OS X
January 16, 2008
Linux
March 24, 2008
Savage 2: A Tortured Soul at Steam Charts
Savage 2: A Tortured Soul at SteamDB
 Savage 2: A Tortured Soul at Wikipedia
Savage
Savage: The Battle for Newerth 2003
Savage 2: A Tortured Soul 2008

General information

More information List of suggested mods on Savage2 forums
More information Troubleshooting guide
More information Steam Community Discussions
More information Steam Users' Forums

Availability[edit]

Source(s) Store unlock Notes
Developer's site

Essential improvements[edit]

Mods[edit]

The most used ones are listed here, for a more comprehensive list see List of suggested mods on Savage2 forums

Wiwi's UI mods

These mods increase playability by adding and relocating crucial information on your screen. Note: Beware FPS drops.

No Smoking!

This mod increases performance for lower-end PCs by disabling smoke and particle effects.

Mindwarp bug fix

Fixes the infamous mindwarp bug which turns your screen into a random colour disrupting gameplay. However, the fix is a little unstable.

Installation[edit]

Of mods

  • Windows: Extract the archive in <path-to-game>\game\
    • Steam: Extract the archive in %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Savage 2 - A Tortured Soul\game\ then extract every resourcesXX.s2z in the same folder, just like a normal zip file.
  • Linux: Extract the archive in /home/USERNAME/Savage 2/game/
  • Mac: Press Finder. Press Applications. Right click 'Savage 2 - A tortured soul', and press Show containing files. Open installation folder. Extract archive here.

Of game

  • Windows: Download the installer from the website and install the game
  • Mac: Download the Mac installer from the website and drag it to your applications folder
  • Linux:
  1. Download the .bin file from the website and place it in your home folder
  2. Open the terminal and type:
  3. cd /home/`whoami`/
  4. chmod +x Savage2Install-2*
  5. ./Savage2Install-2*
  6. Follow the instructions

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows
OS X
Linux

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution Unknown
Multi-monitor Unknown
Field of view (FOV) Unknown
Windowed Unknown
Borderless fullscreen windowed Unknown
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Unknown
Anti-aliasing (AA) Unknown
Vertical sync (Vsync) Unknown
High frame rate Unknown

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Unknown
Mouse acceleration Unknown
Mouse input in menus Unknown
Mouse Y-axis inversion Unknown
Controller
Controller support Unknown

Audio settings[edit]

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

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play Unknown
Online play Native

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking Unknown
Peer-to-peer Unknown
Dedicated Native
Self-hosting Native
Direct IP Unknown

Issues fixed[edit]

Update failing with "error checking for updates"[edit]

Turn off your anti-virus and firewall, including Windows firewall.

Alt+Tabbing out on Windows causes you being unable to use skills[edit]

Simply press the "ALT" key once to fix this problem.

Updating properly[edit]

In order for Savage 2 to update properly on Mac, you will need to do this:

  • 1. Double-click the Savage2-2.1.0.0.dmg to mount it on the desktop.
  • 2. Open the appropriate folder where you should see a Savage 2 icon.
  • 3. Drag this icon to your Applications folder.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000 7
Processor (CPU) 2.2 GHz P4 / AMD 2000+ or faster 2.0 GHz Core 2 Duo / AMD 3500+ or faster
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 1.5 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
2 GB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM Nvidia 7800+
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible
Other
Network Connection
OS X
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
10.4
Processor (CPU) Intel 2.0 GHz Core 2 Duo or faster
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 1.5 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
2 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 or GLSL 1.2 support
128 of VRAM
ATI HD X1900+
Nvidia 7800+
256 MB of VRAM
Other
Network Connection
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Linux
Processor (CPU) 2.2 GHz P4 / AMD 2000+ or faster 2.0 GHz Core 2 Duo / AMD 3500+ or faster
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 1.5 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
2 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 or GLSL 1.2 support
128 of VRAM
ATI HD X1900+
Nvidia 7800+
256 MB of VRAM
Other
Network Connection