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Broken Sword 4: The Angel of Death (Secrets of the Ark)

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Broken Sword 4: The Angel of Death (Secrets of the Ark)
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Developers
Revolution Software
Sumo Digital
Publishers
THQ
DreamCatcher Interactive
Engines
Emmersion
Release dates
Windows September 15, 2006
Broken Sword 4: The Angel of Death (Secrets of the Ark) at Wikipedia
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Broken Sword 2.5: The Return of the Templars (unofficial) 2008
Broken Sword II: The Smoking Mirror - Remastered 2009
Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars: Director's Cut 2010
Broken Sword 5 - The Serpent's Curse 2013

General information

Broken Sword Wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM v7 DRM disc check.
Windows
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\system\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/316160/pfx/[Note 1]
The configuration files are compat.ini and custom.ini. They are read-only.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Broken Sword - The Angel of Death\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/316160/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Off by default. Set in compat.ini.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No framerate cap.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
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 settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Sound Effects, Ambient and Speech
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 1.1 support

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>/316160/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (316160) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References