James Bond 007: Blood Stone

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James Bond 007: Blood Stone
James Bond 007: Blood Stone cover
Developers
Bizarre Creations
Publishers
Activision
Engines
Horizon
Release dates
Windows November 2, 2010
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General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM DRM.
Windows
The game is no longer available digitally, most likely due to Activision losing rights to James Bond licence.[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\bizarre creations\blood stone\settings.xml
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/42730/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\bizarre creations\blood stone\profiles\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/42730/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.


Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
No mouse acceleration spotted.[2]
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Mouse is needed to get past the launcher.
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Keyboard/mouse prompts only.
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
7.1
Subtitles
Under Graphics settings.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
No option to disable it.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16
Online play
16

Issues fixed[edit]

Blood Stone Installer freezing and crashes to desktop[edit]

Fix Data Execution Prevention setting[3]

Ensure Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is set to the default (Windows programs and services only).

Stuttering & Low Framerate[edit]

Resetting CPU Afinity
  1. While the game is running, alt-tab, and open Task Manager. Make sure you click the 'More details' arrow to show the full Task Manager.
  2. Go to the 'Details' tab, and find the process 'Bond.exe'
  3. Right click the process, and select 'Set affinity'.
  4. Uncheck the box for '<All Processors>', recheck 'CPU 0', and click OK.
  5. Right click the 'Bond.exe' process again, and recheck the box for '<All Processors>', and click OK.
This has to be done every time the game is launched.
Changing CPU Affinity
  1. Open the Task Manager and go to the Details tab.
  2. Right-click 'Bond.ex'e and select 'Set Affinity'.
  3. Disable CPU 0 and leave the other CPUs checked. Then hit OK.
This has to be done every time the game is launched.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 1.80 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 x2 4000+ 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB (XP), 2 GB (Vista, 7)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 12 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7600 GT
ATI Radeon X1650
256 MB of VRAM
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>/42730/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (42730) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References