Atom Zombie Smasher

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Atom Zombie Smasher
Atom Zombie Smasher cover
Blendo Games
Ethan Lee
Release dates
Windows January 22, 2011
macOS (OS X) January 22, 2011
Linux January 22, 2011

Key points

Game may crash when using Alt+Tab during loading screen.

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions
Official FAQ


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
Steam Can be played without Steam running.[1]

Essential improvements[edit]


Further patches can be downloaded here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\AtomZombieData
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/AtomZombieData
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/AtomZombieData/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor HUD: Position Affects Gameplay.[2]
4K Ultra HD
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Color blind mode
Tags scientists and explosive buildings.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Controller support
Full controller support
Menu responds only to Player 1, who uses a mouse.
Controller remapping
Can't remap to LT or RT on XInput controllers.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound, Music.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Mutes and activates pause menu.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
3 Co-op
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Game crash or blue screen of death[edit]

Compatibility mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Right-click atomzombiesmasher.exe.
  3. Select Properties
  4. Select the Compatibility tab.
  5. Check on the checkbox labeled: Run this program in compatibility mode for
  6. From the dropdown box, try using Windows 7 and Windows XP (Service Pack 3) options.
Remove atigktxx.dll[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\data\
  2. Delete atigktxx.dll.
Update driver[citation needed]

Sometimes updating graphics card driver to the latest version could help.

OpenAL[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\data\
  2. Delete openal32.dll.
  3. Install OpenAL.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Input SDL2

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) 2000, XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL compatible
macOS (OS X)
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL compatible
Operating system (OS) Linux
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL compatible


  1. Verified by User:Vetle on 2016-03-20
  2. Atom Zombie Smasher | WSGF