Kingpin: Life of Crime

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Kingpin: Life of Crime
Kingpin: Life of Crime cover
Developers
Xatrix Entertainment
Publishers
Interplay Entertainment
Engines
id Tech 2
Release dates
Windows June 30, 1999
Linux July 1999
Kingpin: Life of Crime at Wikipedia

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
Kingpin.info - demo, mods, patches, etc.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Use MH's Kingpin Patch to remove disc check.
Windows
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
Icon overlay.png
No background music during gameplay.
Windows
The Linux installer can be found here. Requires the CD of the game in order to install it.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Kingpin v1.21 patch. Not needed for digital releases.

MH's Kingpin Patch[edit]

Fixes various bugs and adds support for custom resolutions.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\main\config.cfg
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\main\save\
Linux

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
Use MH's Kingpin Patch.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Use MH's Kingpin Patch.
4K Ultra HD
Use MH's Kingpin Patch.
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed
Can also be toggled with Alt+ Enter.
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)
Use MH's Kingpin Patch.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 83 FPS by default. Use MH's Kingpin Patch.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Custom FOV[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\main\
  2. Open config.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Change fov "90" to the desired FOV.
  4. Use Kingpin Patch Config to show gun with any FOV.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Use MH's Kingpin Patch to add support for Mouse4 and Mouse5.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse acceleration is forced on. Use MarkC mouse accel fix.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Sticks and triggers can't be remapped.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts Input settings icon - Generic Controller.svg
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Menus were left untouched for clients compatibility in multiplayer.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16
Online play
16

Issues fixed[edit]

Game always starts in a window[edit]

Force fullscreen[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\main\
  2. Open autoexec.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Add the line set vid_fullscreen 1.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

Enable developer console[edit]

Enable console[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\main\
  2. Open autoexec.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Add the line developer 1.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) 233 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 570 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL-based video card

References