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Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge

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Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge
Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge cover
Developers
Spellbound
Publishers
Atari
Nordic Games
Engines
Trinigy Vision Engine
Release dates
Windows April 28, 2006
Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge guide at StrategyWiki
Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge at Wikipedia
Desperados
Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive 2001
Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge 2006
Helldorado 2007
Desperados III 2019

Key points

Heavy graphical corruption on modern AMD systems. See Issues unfixed.

General information

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 DRM or TAGES 5.5 DRM.
Windows
Amazon.com
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Windows
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
A demo can be downloaded from the Internet Archive.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The v1.01 Patch updates the retail game to the latest version. In-game version will be shown as v1.48.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\data\configuration\game\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/9710/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Cooper's Revenge\Savegame\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/9710/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
See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
See Widescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
See Widescreen resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
See the WSGF topic.
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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Force in GPU control panel, see glossary page.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Limiting the frame rate or forcing Vsync is recommended, as the game has no set FPS limit.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Set resolution in settings.xml[1]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Edit settings.xml.
  3. Set the ENGINE_RESOLUTION_X and ENGINE_RESOLUTION_Y values to the resolution you want.
  4. Save your changes and close the file.

Windowed[edit]

Modify settings.xml[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Edit settings.xml.
  3. Set the ENGINE_FULLSCREEN value to 0.
  4. Save your changes and close the file.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.
Mouse settings.
Mouse settings.
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
Music, Sound FX, Ambient, PC Speech, UI Sound, Cutscene.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Not during FMVs.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Local retail version only.
French
Local retail version only.
Italian
Local retail version only.
Spanish
Local retail version only.

Issues unfixed[edit]

Graphical glitches with AMD GPUs[edit]

Starting with the release of driver version 14.9, the game shows heavy graphical corruption on Windows systems.
Insert older OpenGL driver[2]
  1. Download the OpenGL driver files of version 14.8.
  2. Extract the files atig6txx.dll, atigktxx.dll, atio6axx.dll and atioglxx.dll to <path-to-game>.

Notes

This fix may not work with the most recent AMD cards or on Windows 10.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 3.1
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.9 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 1900
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0c 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>/9710/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (9710) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge | WSGF
  2. 2.0 2.1 Verified by User:Waschbär on 2018-11-18
    Tested on Windows 7 with R9 580X