The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III

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The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing III cover
Developers
NeocoreGames
Release dates
Windows May 22, 2015
macOS (OS X) May 22, 2015
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Key points

Numerous bugs, ranging from inability to collect key quest items to being unable to run the game.

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Complete series bundle.
Windows
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\NeoCore Games\VanHelsing 3
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/359900/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\NeocoreGames\Van Helsing 3\SaveGame\<user-id>\
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/359900/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Gameplay settings.
Gameplay settings.
Basic video settings.
Basic video settings.
Advanced video settings.
Advanced video settings.

Input settings[edit]

The game must be restarted to enable/disable controller support.
Keybindings.
Keybindings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Game uses unique interface if controller is used.
Full controller support
Cannot select web links; otherwise, can be fully controlled.
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Sound effects, Battle sounds, Speech, and Terrain sounds
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Cannot be enabled.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Hungarian
Italian
Polish
Portuguese

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

VR support[edit]

Issues unresolved[edit]

General crash/startup/blackscreen issues[edit]

Missing Windows N media feature pack[edit]

Install appropriate media feature pack[1]

Corrupt game data[edit]

Verify game cache[1]

Corrupt registry entry[edit]

Delete game's registry entry[1]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\NeoCore Games
  2. Delete VanHelsing 3.

Video player issues[edit]

Rename the game's Videos folder[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>.
  2. Rename the Videos folder.

Video resolution issues[edit]

GUI resolution conflicts[edit]
Change registry settings[1]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\NeoCore Games\VanHelsing 3
  2. Change one or more of the following registry entries:
  3. Change AffectGUIResolution to 1.
Cannot set fullscreen resolution[edit]
Force 640x480 window[1]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\NeoCore Games\VanHelsing 3\Options
  2. Change one or more of the following registry entries:
  3. Change WindowStyle and Resolution to 0.

Controller issues[edit]

Disable controller support[1]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\NeoCore Games\VanHelsing 3
  2. Change one or more of the following registry entries:
  3. Change ControllerEnabled to 0.

64-bit executable issues[edit]

Force 32-bit executable[1]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\NeoCore Games\VanHelsing 3
  2. Change one or more of the following registry entries:
  3. Change Force32 to 1.

Conflicts with Steam features[edit]

Disable Steam features[1]
  1. Disable the Steam overlay.
  2. Disable Steam Cloud support.
  3. Enter offline mode.

Notes

Attempt to run the game after each step until either the game successfully runs or all steps have been completed.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11 Minor issues with DirectX 11 shaders.[2]
OpenGL 2.0
Shader Model support 3, 5
64-bit executable
Windows DirectX only.[citation needed]

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Dual Core CPU 2.0 GHz Quad Core CPU 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
AMD Radeon HD3850
Intel HD 4000
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce 275 GTX
AMD Radeon HD5770
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) Dual Core CPU 2.0 GHz Quad Core CPU 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 330M
AMD Radeon HD4670
Intel HD 4000
Nvidia GeForce 640M
AMD Radeon HD4870

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>/359900/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (359900) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References