Starpoint Gemini 2

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Starpoint Gemini 2
Starpoint Gemini 2 cover
Developers
Little Green Men Games
Publishers
Iceberg Interactive
Engines
IC Whale Engine
Release dates
Windows September 26, 2014
Starpoint Gemini 2 at Wikipedia
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Key points

Mod-friendly.[1]

General information

Official website
Starpoint Gemini 2 Wiki
Official forum
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Included free copy of Starpoint Gemini during Early Access period.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Secrets of Aethera
Windows
Origins Free DLC on Steam. Included with the base game on GOG.com.
Windows
Titans
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Modify StarpointGemini2Configuration.cfg file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open StarpointGemini2Configuration.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Delete all 3 lines with "intro: xxxxxx".
  4. Save

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/236150/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Saves\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/236150/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Main menu has minor HUD issues.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
A zoom-in/zoom-out option is available during gameplay.
Windowed
Toggle with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA up to 8x.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Vsync caps the frame rate at 59 FPS,[2] with vsync disabled frame rate is capped ~112 FPS.[3]

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Edit config file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open StarpointGemini2Configuration.cfg in Notepad.
  3. Set BorderlessWindow: to 1. If BorderlessWindow: is not there, just add it.

Input settings[edit]

Key rebinding.
Key rebinding.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, environment, SFX, dialog and user interface.
Surround sound
A speaker configuration option does exist in settings but currently unavailable.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Russian
Polish
French
More localization options will be available after final release.[1]

Issues unresolved[edit]

A list of known bugs can be found here.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
64-bit executable
[4]

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 2.2 GHz Dual core or equivalent 3.0 GHz Dual core or equivalent
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 10.0 compatible
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11.0 compatible

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>/236150/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (236150) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Starpoint Gemini 2 FAQ
  2. Lock fps :: Starpoint Gemini 2 General Discussions, post #3 - last accessed on 2017-05-24
    "Vsync caps the framerate at 59 in this game afaik."
  3. Game capped at 60 fps? :: Starpoint Gemini 2 General Discussions - last accessed on 2017-05-24
    "No the game is not capped at 60. AFAIK the FPS maxes out at around 112 FPS (although there might be some way to go beyond that but I wouldn't know)."
  4. Starpoint Gemini 2 - x64 support has arrived - Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: Starpoint Gemini 2