The Nations

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The Nations
The Nations cover
Developers
JoWood Vienna
Publishers
JoWood Productions[1]
Nordic Games
Zeta Multimedia
Release dates
Windows June 15, 2001
The Nations at Wikipedia
Alien Nations
Alien Nations 1999
The Nations 2001

Key points

Released as Alien Nations 2, Die Völker II and Lost World 3 in some territories

General information

Official website (retrieved)
The Nations - English Board - Publisher forum
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 2 DRM
Windows
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

Windowed[edit]

Set in registry[2]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\JoWood\DV2Addon
  2. Change the video.refresh value to FFFFFFFF (set back to 00000000 to return to fullscreen mode).

Widescreen Resolution[edit]

Use included tools utility[3]
  1. Open the tools folder in the game's installation directory and run tools.exe
  2. Select Troubleshooting and press start.
  3. Set the checkbox next to Resolution, select Fix and enter 1920 and 1080.
  4. Press the Save button and close the utility.
  5. Right click on the game's desktop shortcut or game.exe, go to Compatibility tab and disable Compatibility mode.

Higher resolutions might work but the UI elements become unrecognisably small.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8 Versus
Online play
FSGS servers are down

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Solution Spanish version[edit]

Solution Spanish version

dv2.ca file the Spanish version for some reason it does not work on windows 7


if you have a version in English and the dv2.ca replace it by the Spanish, the game is in Spanish and it works

by now it has been impossible get the gold content (bonus map) it can only be played in the German or English version

for now

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95, 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 350 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 300 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7.0 compatible

References