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FireStarter

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FireStarter
FireStarter cover
Developers
GSC Game World
Publishers
Hip Games
Engines
FireStarter Engine
Release dates
Windows November 28, 2003

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
English copies use a simple disc check. Russian copies use StarForce 3 DRM[Note 1].
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename intro.avi[5]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\BASE\VIDEO\
  2. Delete or rename intro.avi.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\BASE\*.cfg

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Set resolution in env_vars.cfg[6]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\BASE\
  2. Edit env_vars.cfg.
  3. Set reg ker_width INT and reg ker_height INT to the desired resolution.
  4. Optionally, change reg w_cam_fov FLOAT "100.00000" to the desired field of view (FOV is Hor+ by default).

Notes

The in-game resolution option will show 800x600.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
32
Online play
32

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows Vista or later.[1][2][3][4] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.

References