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
Russian
Fan translation by «Tolma4 Team»

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
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.0 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
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
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia or ATI
512 MB 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