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Poker Night 2

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Poker Night 2
Poker Night 2 cover
Developers
Telltale Games
Engines
Telltale Tool
Release dates
Windows April 26, 2013
macOS (OS X) April 26, 2013
Poker Night 2 at Wikipedia
Poker Night
Poker Night at the Inventory 2010
Poker Night 2 2013

Key points

Team Fortress 2 items and Borderlands 2 skins can be unlocked while playing.
Users are reporting issues launching the game.[1]

General information

Concise list of user reports, bugs, issues and various fixes have been compiled here
Official game site
Telltale Community for game series
Unofficial wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

This game is no longer available.[2]
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Telltale Games\Poker Night 2\
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/234710/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Telltale Games\Poker Night 2/
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Telltale Games/PokerNight2/
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/234710/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game 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
Toggle 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)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, SFX & Voice
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Crashing/unable to launch[edit]

Unplug controllers[3]

Unplug any controllers/gamepads or other peripherals.

Launch as admin[4]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Right-click on PokerNight2.exe
  3. Click Run as administrator
Run in compatibility mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Right-click on PokerNight2.exe
  3. Click Properties and then the Compatibility tab.
  4. Tick Run this program in compatibility mode for: and select an operating system in the drop-down menu.
  5. Once selected, click Apply and then OK to close the window.

Notes

Different compatibility modes have worked for different users, it is recommended to try a variety of them.[5]
Download dinput8.dll[6]
  1. Install the latest DirectX End-User Runtimes.
  2. If problems persist, download dinput8.dll.
  3. Place the file in the installation folder.
Install VC++ 2010[7]
  1. Download this and install the VC++ package from Microsoft.
  2. Exit Steam and restart the client.

Missing "D3DX9_41.dll" error[edit]

Install the DirectX Updater[8]

Install the DirectX End-User Runtimes.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Not responding/crashing after "Click anywhere" screen[edit]

Users are reporting that the game is crashing/not responding after the "Click anywhere to continue" menu screen.[9]

Suggested Fix: Remove any old save file (file name: pnati2.save) from the save game data location (see Game data section above)

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2.1 OS X only.
64-bit executable
OS X only.

Graphical issues[edit]

Users are reporting graphical issues on OS X.[10] There is currently no known fix.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia or ATI
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
1 GB of VRAM
Intel integrated graphics are not recommended.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Snow Leopard (10.6.X)
Processor (CPU) 2.3 GHz Intel Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia or ATI
512 MB of VRAM
1 GB of VRAM
Intel integrated graphics are not recommended.

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>/234710/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (234710) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References