Army Men: RTS

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Army Men: RTS
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Developers
Pandemic Studios
Publishers
The 3DO Company
2K Games
Release dates
Windows March 24, 2002
Army Men: RTS at Wikipedia
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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
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Level of detail[edit]

Game switches between high and low quality models depending on the distance from the camera.
Instructions[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\library\engine\.
  2. Open detail.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Increase the value of MrmDist, so higher quality models are rendered even far away.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\settings.cfg

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\user\
data.cfg contains user campaign progress, while save files are inside the saves folder.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General audio/video settings.
General audio/video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only resolutions up to 1280x1024 are available in the options menu, for higher resolutions see Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
See Widescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
See Widescreen resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
Hor+. Camera can be zoomed in/out using in-game controls.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Force in the GPU control panel or use dgVoodoo 2.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Force in the GPU control panel or use dgVoodoo 2.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
On by default.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Maximum 50 FPS in menus and gameplay, 60 FPS during in-game cutscenes.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Game only lists first 22 available resolutions in the options menu (usually 1280x1024, 32-bit is the highest resolution available).
dgVoodoo 2 can be used to force higher resolutions, while the resolution set in the options menu controls the aspect ratio.
Menus and in-game interface size is based on the resolution set in the options menu and is scaled properly on very high resolutions.
Instructions[1]
  1. Download the latest version of dgVoodoo 2 and unpack it (verified working on version 2.54).
  2. Copy all the files from the MS folder.
  3. Paste the files into the game installation folder.
  4. Run dgVoodooCpl.exe and in the DirectX tab set the desired resolution.
  5. In the game options menu select a resolution that has the same aspect ratio as the one set in dgVoodoo.

Notes

For ultra-widescreen in the GPU control panel create a custom ultra-widescreen resolution that is smaller than 1280x1024 (like 1280x540), so it can be selected in the game options menu for the proper aspect ratio.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Only the music volume and master volume can be adjusted.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
Servers have been shut down, so multiplayer no longer functions.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer GameSpy GameSpy Arcade

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000 XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 233 MHz Intel Pentium II 400 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 310 MB 610 MB
Video card (GPU) Direct3D Accelerated Video Card
16 MB of VRAM
Direct3D Accelerated Video Card
32 MB of VRAM

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 WSGF - Army: Men RTS - last accessed on December 6, 2017