Europa 1400: The Guild

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Europa 1400: The Guild
Europa 1400: The Guild cover
4 Head Studios
JoWood Productions
Nordic Games
Release dates
Windows October 25, 2002
Europa 1400: The Guild at Wikipedia
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General information

Offical Nordic Games Support Forum Community Discussions for game series Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
DRM details are not known
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Essential improvements[edit]


Patches - Official German site with all necessary patches for the retail version.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Change parameters in game.ini[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open game.ini.
  3. Change show_intro=1 to show_intro=0.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\game.ini
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/39520/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\resources\gamedata\Saves
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/39520/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
supports higher resolutions, but with black bars
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Change Bildmodus=FULLSCREEN in =DIRECTWINDOW in game.ini and use TL.exe to run the game
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Possible using Borderless Gaming, can lead to game crash.[citation needed]
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate cap.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Press F12 in-game to remap hotkeys.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Change invert_mouse=0 to =1 in game.ini
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound Effects, Music, Speech.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Need to be forced to focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Issues unresolved[edit]

Crash on launch[edit]

Run T&L executable[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Run TL.exe or Europa1400Gold_TL.exe.


For unknown reasons doesn't always work.[citation needed]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000 XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 400 MHz Intel Pentium 2 or equivalent 500 MHz Intel Pentium 3 or better
System memory (RAM) 64 MB 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 852 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 8.1 compatible


  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>/39520/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (39520) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.