Blackguards

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Blackguards
Blackguards cover
Developers
Daedalic Entertainment
Engines
Unity 3[1]
Release dates
Windows January 22, 2014
macOS (OS X) January 22, 2014
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Drakensang: The River of Time 2010
Drakensang Online 2011
The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav 2012
Memoria 2013
Demonicon 2013
Blackguards 2014
Blackguards 2 2015

General information

Official site
Official forum
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com Amazon sells both steam keys and their own unknown version, boxed Version is DRM-free.
GamersGate
Gamesplanet
Green Man Gaming
GOG.com
Mac App Store
Origin
Steam
A demo is available.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Deluxe Edition Artbook, Soundtrack, digital World Map, Developer Interview Videos and 6 Exclusive Wallpapers.
No upgrade option, GOG.com version contains some of the content by default.
Untold Legends

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\Blackguards
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\Blackguards\Save
macOS (OS X)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Some resolutions not listed in-game; see Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Toggle with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use GameCompanion or similar software.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Edit registry settings[2][3]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\Blackguards
  2. Change res_height_h4152408033 and res_width_h1023409048 according to your screen resolution.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse-driven.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Other
Touchscreen optimised
Playable but not optimized.[4]

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, effects and voice.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Enabled by default.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
Czech
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Russian
Simplified Chinese
Spanish
Turkish

VR support[edit]

Issues unresolved[edit]

Game freezes or crashes to desktop[edit]

Some users reported game freezes or crashes to desktop at random/certain situations.[5][6][7]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2.x OS X only.
Shader Model support 3
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista SP2, 7 SP1, 8, 8.1
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz Dual Core 2.4 GHz Quad Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT
ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 275
ATI Radeon 4770 Series
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4000

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References

  1. Verified by User:Vetle on 2017-05-21
  2. Resolution help? :: Blackguards General Discussions
  3. Input Not Supported :: Blackguards General Discussions
  4. Touch Enabled :: Blackguards General Discussions
  5. Sick of constant game freezes :: Blackguards General Discussions
  6. Crashing :: Blackguards General Discussions
  7. HELP instant crash, cannot play :: Blackguards General Discussions