SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars

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SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars
SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars cover
Developers
Phenomic
Publishers
JoWood Productions
Nordic Games
Release dates
Windows April 20, 2006
SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars at Wikipedia
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SpellForce 2: Faith in Destiny 2012
SpellForce 2: Demons of the Past 2014
SpellForce 3 2017

Key points

SpellForce 2 - Anniversary Edition offers full compatibility with modern operating systems.[1]

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
TAGES DRM. StarForce DRM for European release[2]
Windows
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
SpellForce 2 - Anniversary Edition
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
SpellForce 2 - Anniversary Edition
Windows
Steam
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SpellForce 2 - Anniversary Edition
Windows
SpellForce 2 - Anniversary Edition includes the SpellForce 2: Dragon Storm expansion.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\SpellForce2\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/39550/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\SpellForce2\save\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/39550/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Edit config.xml[3]
  1. Go to %USERPROFILE%\Documents\SpellForce2\
  2. Edit config.xml
  3. Change screenheight= and screenwidth to match your resolution, then save your changes.
  4. Set config.xml to read-only to prevent the game overwriting your changes.
  5. Open the in-game console by pressing Ctrl+] and type:
    • UI:SetCameraFOV(0.94) for 16:10
    • UI:SetCameraFOV(1.027) for 16:9

Notes

This will make the game Hor+, however, the cutscenes will remain Vert-.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
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]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
6
Online play
6

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7 8
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible DirectX 9 compatible
These requirements are from the GOG.com version.

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>/39550/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (39550) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References