Echelon: Wind Warriors

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Echelon: Wind Warriors
Echelon: Wind Warriors cover
Developers
Madia Entertainment
Publishers
Buka Entertainment
Release dates
Windows 2002
Echelon: Wind Warriors guide at StrategyWiki

Warnings

GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).
Echelon
Echelon (2001) 2001
Echelon: Wind Warriors 2002
Operation: Matriarchy 2005

Key points

For Windows 8 and later apply the low frame rate fix.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Run GameLauncher.bat as admin for first run.
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename intro.avi[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Data\Movies\
  2. Delete or rename intro.avi.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Madia\Echelon 1.5\Video
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/311100/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/311100/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings (in-game).
Video settings (in-game).
Video settings (launcher).
Video settings (launcher).
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the WSGF entry.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use cm_fov X in console (~) up to 120. Using a zoom function will revert the changes.
Windowed
Set in launcher.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
For Windows 8 and later apply the low frame rate fix.
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings (in-game).
Audio settings (in-game).
Audio settings (launcher).
Audio settings (launcher).
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Menu Music, Menu Effects, Mission Effects, HUD, Radio Environment, and Engine.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Russian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
48
Online play
48 GameSpy services have been shut down;[1] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Issues fixed[edit]

"Product "Echelon 1.5 is not installed! Please, reinstall"" error on launch[edit]

Run GameLauncher.bat as administrator[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Right-click GameLauncher.bat and choose Run as administrator.
  3. The launcher will now show the correct options.

Notes

This only needs to be done for the first run. Run the game normally after this.

Low frame rate in fullscreen mode[edit]

This game has frame rate issues in fullscreen mode on Windows 8 and later.
Apply necessary fixes

Apply the low frame rate fix.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy GameSpy services have been shut down.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 400 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1150 MB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM

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>/311100/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (311100) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References