Postal III

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Postal III
Postal III cover
Developers
Trashmasters
Publishers
Akella
Engines
Source
Release dates
Windows November 23, 2011
Postal III at Wikipedia
Postal
Postal 1997
Postal 2 2003
Postal III 2011
Postal Redux 2016

Key points

Poorly optimized and very buggy, to the point of being officially disavowed by series developer Running With Scissors.[1]
For Windows 8.1 and later use POSTAL III NODRM to fix DRM compatibility issues.[2]

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam and ActControl DRM. Use POSTAL III NODRM to remove.[2]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete or rename files[3]
The method doesn't bypass Source engine and Nvidia PhysX logos.

Delete or rename logo_1_akella.bik, logo_2_RWS.bik and logo_3_TMS.bik in <path-to-game>\p3\media.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>/p3/cfg/

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>/p3/SAVE/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Russian
German

Issues fixed[edit]

Game doesn't work on Windows 8.1[edit]

Postal 3 has issues on Windows 8.1 due to the DRM being incompatible.
Use POSTAL III NODRM[2]

Use POSTAL III NODRM.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 3.0 GHz P4, Dual Core 2.0 (or higher) or AMD64X2 (or higher)
System memory (RAM) 1GP XP/2 GB Vista
Hard disk drive (HDD) 13.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Support for Pixel Shaders
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible

References

  1. Postal III
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Windows 8.1 DRM fix - works perfectly!!! :: Postal 3 General Discussions
  3. Verified by User:Mars icecream on 2017-9