Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD

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Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD
Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD cover
Developers
Oddworld Inhabitants
Just Add Water
Release dates
Windows September 14, 2012
Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD at Wikipedia
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Key points

Updated version of Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath. Includes more detailed character models, higher resolution textures and other visual improvements.
No in-game ability to change video, input, and language options (uses an external launcher).

General information

Oddworld Wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes the original non-HD version as a downloadable extra.
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip launcher[edit]

Replace launcher file[1]
  1. Rename <path-to-game>\Launcher.exe to something else.
  2. Copy <path-to-game>\bin\stranger.exe to <path-to-game>
  3. Rename stranger.exe to Launcher.exe.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete video files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\data\movies\
  2. Delete or rename copyrights.bik and OWIlogo.bik.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Oddworld\Stranger's Wrath HD\config.txt
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/15750/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Oddworld\Stranger's Wrath HD\Save\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/15750/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

External settings.
External settings.
External advanced settings.
External advanced settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Can be improved by forcing 16x in the graphics card control panel.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, SSAA (4x, 9x, or 16x).
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Includes a setting for capping the frame rate, but it doesn't seem to work. When FPS is higher than 100 the player and npc can get stuck.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and SFX.
Surround sound
Supports 5.1 output.[2]
Subtitles
Togglable subtitles for pre-rendered and realtime cutscenes, and for vital GameSpeak.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Finnish
French
Unlike the fully-dubbed Xbox version, the CGI cutscenes are in English with subtitles.[citation needed]
German
Italian
Polish
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Swedish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 2.1
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6600
ATI Radeon X1600
256 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.1 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>/15750/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (15750) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References