Nuclear Dawn

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Nuclear Dawn
Nuclear Dawn cover
Developers
InterWave Studios
Engines
Source
Release dates
Windows September 26, 2011
macOS (OS X) September 26, 2011
Linux April 20, 2014
Nuclear Dawn at Wikipedia

Key points

Check ND Battle Society for peopled events

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Amazon.com
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Digital and retail versions available.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GamersGate
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use -novid command line argument[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\nucleardawn\cfg
macOS (OS X)
Linux <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/17710/remote/cfg/config.cfg
<path-to-game>/cfg/config.cfg
<path-to-game>/cfg/video.txt
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
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game mouse/gamepad settings.
In-game mouse/gamepad settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Only available for mouse smoothing.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Only available for FPS gameplay.
Full controller support
You can't navigate through the settings with a controller
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
In-game voice settings.
In-game voice settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Game, music
Surround sound
Up to 7.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
German
Russian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
32 Versus
Online play
32 Versus

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Dedicated Server software is available under Tools in the Steam client.
Direct IP

Issues fixed[edit]

Purple and black broken textures[edit]

A generic fix for this issue can be found on our Source engine page.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2.1 OS X and Linux only.
Shader Model support 2, 3
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon HD 2900
Nvidia GeForce 8800
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
Shader model 2.0b support
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon HD 2400
Nvidia GeForce 8600M
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu or Debian/Linux 12.04 or higher
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon HD 2400
Nvidia GeForce 8600M
Intel HD Graphics 3000

References