Black Sails - The Ghost Ship

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Black Sails - The Ghost Ship
Black Sails - The Ghost Ship cover
Developers
Deck13 Interactive
Engines
Ogre
Release dates
Windows August 22, 2010

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\BlackSails\settings-user.ini
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/373240/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\BlackSails\save\*.sav
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/373240/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Hor+
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Menu, interface and notes are not scaled.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Off, 2x, 4x.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enabled by default. See Vertical sync (Vsync).
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Windowed[edit]

Enable windowed mode[1]
  1. Open settings-user.ini file with Notepad or other text editor.
  2. Using the Find function (Ctrl+F), search for fullscreen =. There will be exactly one entry.
  3. Change its value to false.
  4. Save the file.
  5. Launch the game.

Vertical sync (Vsync)[edit]

Disable Vsync[2]
  1. Open settings-user.ini file with Notepad or other text editor.
  2. Using the Find function (Ctrl+F), search for vsync_enabled. There will be exactly one entry.
  3. Change its value to false.
  4. Save the file.
  5. Launch the game.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse-only game.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Mouse does not move camera.
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Effects, Speech
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Russian
Fan translation by «ZoG Forum Team».
For German-version or English-version

Issues fixed[edit]

Unable to save settings or game progress[edit]

Use Windows user account with English-only letters[3]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/373240/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (373240) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References