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 September 17, 2015

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
Icon overlay.png
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.

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 Native 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 options Native 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

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
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3 Vista SP2, 7
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