Act of War: Direct Action

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Act of War: Direct Action
Act of War: Direct Action cover
Developers
Eugen Systems
Publishers
Atari
Release dates
Windows March 15, 2005
Act of War: Direct Action at Wikipedia
Act of War
Act of War: Direct Action 2005
Act of War: High Treason 2006

Key points

Online multiplayer has stopped working due to GameSpy services being shut down.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes Act of War: High Treason.
Windows
Steam
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Windows
Singleplayer (US, EU) and multiplayer demo versions are available

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\AOW\Save\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Use Act of War Resolution Patch[citation needed]
Hex edit game .exe (GOG.com version)[citation needed]
  1. Open <path-to-game>\ACTOFWAR.EXE with a hex editor such as HxD.
  2. Find the bytes 83 C4 F4 close to Offset 0x5AE3F0 and replace them with B0 01 C3.
  3. Save changes
Hex edit game .exe (Steam version)[citation needed]
  1. Open <path-to-game>\ACTOFWAR.EXE with a hex editor such as HxD.
  2. Change 83 C4 F4 89 54 24 04 with B0 01 C3 89 54 24 04
  3. Save changes

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and Sound Effects have separate sliders
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8
Online play
GameSpy master server has been shut down.

Connection types

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 12222
UDP (outbound) 12222

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy GameSpy master server has been shut down.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

References