Space Hack

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Space Hack
Space Hack cover
Developers
Rebelmind
Publishers
Meridian4
Release dates
Windows November 15, 2005

Key points

Released in the United Kingdom as Maximus XV: Abraham Strong - Space Mercenary and in Europe as Novasphere 13.
For Windows 8 and later use dgVoodoo 2 to fix frame rate issues.

General information

Official game site
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
Publisher website
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Windows
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch 1.03 fixes various issues.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\config\[Note 1]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Rebelmind\Space Hack\[Note 2]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/315260/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/315260/pfx/[Note 3]

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
Use dgVoodoo 2 for resolutions above 1920x1080.[1]
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Use dgVoodoo 2.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Use the -window command line argument.[2]
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
For Windows 8 and later use dgVoodoo 2.
No frame rate cap.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Edit <path-to-game>\data\config\config.txt.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
3D Sounds, Interface, Music.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Most speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Automatically mutes and pauses.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Spanish
Fan translation, download.

Issues fixed[edit]

Low frame rate in fullscreen mode[edit]

This game has frame rate issues on Windows 8 and later when running in fullscreen mode.
Apply the dgVoodoo 2 to where the game is installed[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Celeron 1.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7.0 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. When running this game without Administrator elevation, 32-bit programs writing to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE will be redirected to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node (more details).
  3. 3.0 3.1 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>/315260/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (315260) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References