Of Orcs and Men

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Of Orcs and Men
Of Orcs and Men cover
Developers
Cyanide
Spiders
Publishers
Focus Home Interactive
Engines
Silk
Release dates
Windows October 11, 2012
Of Orcs and Men at Wikipedia

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
Requires online activation
ActControl DRM.
Windows
Green Man Gaming Playfire Client
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use No Intro Mod[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Of Orcs and Men\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/216910/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Of Orcs and Men\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/216910/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Text and HUD elements do not scale at higher resolutions.
Field of view (FOV)
Default FOV is 45°. See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use Borderless Gaming.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Always enabled.
60 FPS
Frame rate is capped at ⁓81 FPS.
120+ FPS
See Run the game at screen refresh rate.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Change FOV[1]
  1. Download and install 7-Zip
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\paks\
  3. Right-click sli.spk and choose 7-Zip → Extract to "sli\"
  4. Open sli\ and extract sli_uncompressed.spk to "sli_uncompressed\"
  5. Open \sli_uncompressed\engine\ and open globalsettings.sli with a text editor
  6. Change <FOV value="45" /> to the desired FOV (e.g. <FOV value="75" />)
  7. Right-click sli_uncompressed\ and choose 7-Zip → Add to archive...
    1. Set Archive format: 7z
    2. Set Compression level: Store
    3. Click OK
  8. Rename sli_uncompressed.7z to sli_uncompressed.spk
  9. Right-click the sli_uncompressed.spk you just renamed and choose 7-Zip → Add to archive...
    1. Set Archive format: 7z
    2. Set Compression level: store
    3. Click OK
  10. Rename sli_uncompressed.spk.gz to sli.spk
  11. Replace the original sli.spk in <path-to-game>\paks\ with the modified one

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, effects, music and voices.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Issues fixed[edit]

Run the game at screen refresh rate[edit]

Fullscreen mode defaults to 100 Hz, even if the screen refresh rate is set higher than that.
Set screen refresh rate[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open graphicconfig.txt.
  3. Change REFRESHRATE to your desired refresh rate. (e.g. 120 or 144)

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista SP2, 7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon HD 3850
Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 4.0 support

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>/216910/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (216910) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References