Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom

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Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom
Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom cover
Focus Home Interactive
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows April 18, 2017[1]

Key points

No remapping for both keyboard and controller.
Bindings for AZERTY Keyboard is available here.

General information

Official site
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Green Man Gaming
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All versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Maherian Language Pack Free download. Replaces installed English voiceovers.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Set launch options[2]

Use the -nostartupmovies command line argument.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Shiness\ShinessGame\Config\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Shiness\Binaries\Savegame\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
FOV must be edited manually. See Field of view (FOV).
FOV must be edited manually. See Field of view (FOV).
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA. Toggle only.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
30 FPS limit option is available.
120+ FPS
Possible, but renders the game unplayable.[3]

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Edit BaseInput.ini[4]
  1. Go to <Steam-folder> and locate the game installation folder.
  2. Open Engine folder, then open Config folder inside.
  3. Open BaseInput.ini.
  4. Add the following line below [Engine.PlayerInput]
  5. Bindings=(Name="x",Command="FOV y",Control=False,Shift=False,Alt=False)
  6. Replace x inside Name to any unbound button in order to activate the command. Look for UE3 bindings in this page.
  7. Replace y next to FOV with a preferred FOV in degree, for example, 140 to change FOV to 140°.
  8. Save the config file.
Once in-game, press the assigned key to change Field of view.

Input settings[edit]

In-Game control scheme.
In-Game control scheme.
Menu control scheme.
Menu control scheme.
Button icon can be toggled between Keyboard and Controller in Settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Mouse acceleration
Edit through bEnableMouseSmoothing in config file.
Mouse sensitivity
Edit through MouseSensitivity in config file. Default is 30.
Mouse input in menus
Bound mouse input only. Cannot navigate menu with mouse.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
XInput only.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Predefined controller scheme.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Xbox One variation of buttons.
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Controller vibration.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Dialogue, Music, Sound Effects, Ambient
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes
Voiceover is replaced if Maherian Language Pack is installed.[5]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Interface Autodesk Scaleform
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

64-bit systems only.
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 or later (64-bit)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2400
AMD FX-8320
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
AMD Radeon HD 6950
1024 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 series
AMD Radeon HD 7870
2048 MB of VRAM
Controller Xbox 360 Controller


  1. Release Date & Music Trailer - Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom
  2. Tested by iCode
  3. Any way to get more than 60fps? :: Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom General Discussion - last accessed on 2017-04-30
  4. Multi-Monitor & Ultrawide: Forcing FOV value. :: Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom General Discussions - last accessed on 2017-06-09
  5. Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom - Maherian Language Pack on Steam