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Sven Co-op

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Sven Co-op
Sven Co-op cover
Developers
Sven Co-op Team
Engines
GoldSrc
Release dates
Windows January 19, 1999
Linux Early access[1]
macOS (OS X) TBA[2]
Sven Co-op at Wikipedia

Key points

Free. Includes Half-Life campaign. See here for Opposing Force and Blue Shift campaigns
Standalone. Doesn't require any game

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\svencoop\*.cfg
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/225840/pfx/[Note 1]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

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

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

When running at widescreen-resolutions adjusting the FoV is probably necessary.
Console[citation needed]
  1. While in-game, open the console (~).
  2. Type default_fov 106.270273206 and press Enter.
Config files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>/svencoop/
  2. Open autoexec.cfg.
  3. Add the following to the bottom of it.

For 16:10: default_fov 100.39487232

For 16:9: default_fov 106.270273206

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

-window -noborder[citation needed]
  1. Find Sven Co-op in your Steam Library
  2. Right-click the game name
  3. Select Properties
  4. Select Set Launch Options...
  5. Input -window -noborder
  6. Press OK
  7. Launch the game

High frame rate[edit]

Set FPS limit[citation needed]
Game is capped at 72 FPS (without Vsync) by default
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\svencoop
  2. Create a new file called userconfig.cfg
  3. Add in the following lines:
fps_max "<desired FPS value>"
fps_override 1
  • The fps_override 1 command disables GoldSrc's arbitrary 100 FPS limit.

4. Save the file and launch the game. 5. Disable Vsync in-game.

Disabling texture blur (texture filtering)[edit]

Remove texture filtering[citation needed]
By default this is enabled, except on Software rendering mode.
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\svencoop
  2. Open autoexec.cfg
  3. Change the following line from
gl_texturemode GL_LINEAR_MIPMAP_LINEAR

to

gl_texturemode gl_nearest_mipmap_linear

4. Save the file and launch the game.

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game mouse/joystick settings.
In-game mouse/joystick settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Can be toggled in Multiplayer>Advanced

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

In-game multiplayer settings.
In-game multiplayer settings.
In-game advanced multiplayer settings.
In-game advanced multiplayer settings.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
32 Co-op
Online play
32 Co-op

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Only LAN, by default. Use sv_lan 0 in the main menu and, if you have port forwarding set up, others can connect with the connect "ip address" command.
Direct IP
Open the console (~) and use connect followed by the IP and port.

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
UDP 6003, 7002, 27010, 27015, 27025
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 2.1
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System, FMOD Ex
Multiplayer Steamworks

Opposing Force and Blue Shift campaigns[edit]

You have to own the game and have it installed for it to get support in Sven Co-op
Installing support[3]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\svencoop\
  2. Open Install_OpFor_Support.bat for Opposing Force campaign
  3. Open Install_bshift_Support.bat for Blue Shift campaign

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) 1.0 GHz 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB 4 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.1 compatible
DirectX 9.0c compatible
128 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.1 compatible
DirectX 11 compatible

Notes

  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>/225840/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (225840) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References