Painkiller: Hell & Damnation

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Painkiller: Hell & Damnation
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation cover
Developers
The Farm 51
Linux Leszek Godlewski
Publishers
Nordic Games
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows October 31, 2012
macOS (OS X) May 27, 2014
Linux May 27, 2014
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General information

Official website
Official forums
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
All versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Collector's Edition DLC 1
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Collector's Edition DLC 2
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
City Critters
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Demonic Vacation at the Blood Sea
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Heaven's Above
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Full Metal Rocket
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Operation "Zombie Bunker"
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Clock Strikes Meat Night
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Medieval Horror
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Satan Claus Available for free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Singleplayer Tarot Card Pack Part of Collector's Edition.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Multiplayer Body Skin Pack Part of Collector's Edition.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Digital Extras Part of Collector's Edition.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video files[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\PKHDGame\Movies in the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename Nordic_Games_Logo.bik, The_Farm_51_logo.bik and UE3_logo.
Delete/rename the splash file[2]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\PKHDGame\PC\Splash in the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename Splash.bmp

Game data[edit]

Gameplay settings.
Gameplay settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Painkiller Hell and Damnation\PKHDGame\Config\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Painkiller Hell and Damnation/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/214870/
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Painkiller Hell and Damnation/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
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)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Disable Framerate Smoothing in settings.[3]

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Issues fixed[edit]

Fixing performance issues[edit]

Fixing Performance Issues[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open PKHDEngine.
  3. Find bSmoothFrameRate=
  4. Change the value to FALSE

Audio settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.0
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
French
German
Hungarian
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Split-screen.
LAN play
2 Co-op
Online play
2 Co-op

Connection types

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

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista, 7 Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
AMD Athlon 64 X2
2.4 GHz Quad Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600
ATI Radeon HD 2600XT
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX
ATI Radeon HD 4850
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6.3 10.7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Dual Core 2.4 GHz Quad core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 9600M/320M
ATI (AMD) Radeon HD 4670
256 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce 9800/260
ATI (AMD) Radeon HD 4870
512 MB of VRAM
Intel integrated GPUs are not supported.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04/13.04, Linux Mint 14 & 15
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 equivalent
2.4 GHz Quad Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600
ATI Radeon HD 2600XT
256 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX
ATI Radeon HD 4850
512 MB of VRAM

References