Blood Bowl: Chaos Edition

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Blood Bowl: Chaos Edition
Blood Bowl: Chaos Edition cover
Developers
Cyanide
Publishers
Focus Home Interactive
Release dates
Windows October 11, 2012
Blood Bowl
Blood Bowl 1995
Blood Bowl (2009) 2009
Blood Bowl: Chaos Edition 2012
Blood Bowl 2 2015

Key points

Locked to 40 FPS by default.
No ability to resume an online match in the event of disconnect.
Bugs with certain rule interactions persist and may never be fixed

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
GamersGate
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Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

The Mister Hadwick Mod Pack[edit]

Combines several mods into one package, adding numerous options for player skins, team colors, and team logos.
Optimizes and improves almost every texture in the game and defaults the game to 60 FPS.
Only players using the mod or variations of it can see non-standard options in online multiplayer.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Data\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/216890/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\bloodbowlchaos\saves\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/216890/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Options menu.
Options menu.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Default maximum of 3200x2400
Multi-monitor
Increase <Dimensions> values under <Limits> in Options.xml
Ultra-widescreen
Increase <Dimensions> values under <Limits> in Options.xml
4K Ultra HD
Increase <Dimensions> values under <Limits> in Options.xml
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
4x in-game maximum. Can be forced via <Anisotropy> in BloodBowlChaos.xml or graphics card control panel.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
4x MSAA in-game maximum. Can be forced via <Multisampling> in BloodBowlChaos.xml or graphics card control panel.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Default disabled; can be enabled via the <PresentationInterval> in BloodBowlChaos.xml
60 FPS
Increase the <FPSMax> value in BloodBowlChaos.xml
120+ FPS
Increase the <FPSMax> value in BloodBowlChaos.xml
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound, and Voices. Spectator voices cannot be lowered without mods.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 2
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista SP1, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) AMD Dual-Core 2.4 GHz
Intel Dual-Core 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1024 MB (XP) to 2048 MB (Vista, 7, 8)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon X700
Nvidia GeForce 6600
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
Shader model 2 support
Sound (audio device) DirectX 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>/216890/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (216890) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References