Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter

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Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter
Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter cover
Developers
Croteam
Publishers
Devolver Digital
Engines
Serious Engine 3
Release dates
Windows November 24, 2009
Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter guide at StrategyWiki
Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter at Wikipedia
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Serious Sam: The Random Encounter 2011
Serious Sam 3: BFE 2011
Serious Sam: The Greek Encounter 2012
Serious Sam VR: The First Encounter 2017
Serious Sam VR: The Second Encounter 2017
Serious Sam's Bogus Detour 2017
Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope 2017
Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE 2017
Serious Sam Fusion 2017 TBA
Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass TBA
Serious Sam Classics: Revolution TBA

General information

Official game series site
Serious Sam Wiki
Seriously! Forums
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com
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Windows
GamersGate
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.
In-game advanced settings.
In-game advanced settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\41000\local
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/41000/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\41000\local\SeriousSamHD\SavedGames
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/41000/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Changing FOV[citation needed]
  1. Open console with ~.
  2. Enter plr_fFOVOverride = X

4K Ultra HD[edit]

Custom Resolution[citation needed]
This fix will also work for other resolutions such as 1920x1200, 2560x1440 and other resolutions.
  1. Open SeriousSamHD config file in <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/41000/local using a text editor.
  2. you should find gfx_pixResWidth/height and gfx_pixLastGoodResHeight/Width
  3. Now type your custom resolution, example,
 gfx_pixLastGoodResHeight = 2160;
 gfx_pixLastGoodResWidth = 3840;
 gfx_pixLastGoodWinHeight = 2160;
 gfx_pixLastGoodWinWidth = 3840;
 gfx_pixResHeight = 2160;
 gfx_pixResWidth = 3840;
 gfx_pixWinHeight = 2160;
Now save and set SeriousSamHD to "Read Only" in properties

Input settings[edit]

In-game general keyboard/mouse settings.
In-game general keyboard/mouse settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game general gamepad settings.
In-game general gamepad settings.
In-game gamepad layout settings.
In-game gamepad layout settings.
In-game gamepad button map settings.
In-game gamepad button map settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Effects and Music sliders.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
Available in Serious Sam Fusion 2017
LAN play
Online play
16 Co-op, Versus

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Direct IP
Use gam_strConnectToIP [IP address here] in the in-game console.

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 27015
UDP 27016
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

VR support[edit]

Devices Native Notes
Tobii Eye Tracking

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 3
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3 Vista SP2, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 3.0+ GHz
AMD Athlon64 3500+
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB (XP)
2 GB (Vista)
2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7600
ATI Radeon X1600
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3 support
Nvidia GeForce 9800
ATI Radeon HD 4850
512 MB of VRAM
Integrated graphic chipsets are not supported

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>/41000/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (41000) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References