Die by the Sword

From PCGamingWiki, the wiki about fixing PC games
This page is a stub: it lacks content and/or basic article components. You can help to expand this page by adding an image or additional information.
Die by the Sword
Die by the Sword cover
Interplay Entertainment
Release dates
Windows February 28, 1998
Die by the Sword at Wikipedia

Key points

Active combat system giving direct control over the character's weapon arm with the mouse, controller or number pad.
Die by the Sword - Xtended removes the 20 FPS cap,[1] adds an updated renderer with widescreen support and many other fixes and improvements.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
DRM details are not known
Includes the Limb from Limb expansion and move editor.

Essential improvements[edit]

Die by the Sword - Xtended[edit]

Die by the Sword - Xtended fixes numerous issues, adds native widescreen support and makes modding easier. Using it is highly recommended. The Limb from Limb expansion is required.

Launch the game through xLauncher.exe or directly with xwindie.exe (do not use the original WINDIE.EXE).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\DBTS.INI

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\saves

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

Die by the Sword - Xtended general settings.
Die by the Sword - Xtended general settings.
In-game settings.
In-game settings.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound and Music.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
4 Co-op, Versus
Online play
4 Co-op, Versus

Connection types

Issues fixed[edit]

"SetEntries:Generic" crash at launch[edit]

Use Die by the Sword - Xtended[citation needed]
  1. Install Die by the Sword - Xtended.
  2. Launch the game with xLauncher.exe instead of the normal WINDIE.EXE.
If the error still appears ensure the Activate Extended setting is enabled in the launcher's options.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 100 MHz 166 MHz PC Pentium
System memory (RAM) 16 MB 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 80 MB 300 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX certified video card
1 MB of VRAM