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Total Overdose: A Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico

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Total Overdose: A Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico
Total Overdose: A Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico cover
Developers
Deadline Games
Publishers
Eidos Interactive
SCi Games
Engines
RenderWare
Release dates
Windows September 16, 2005
Total Overdose: A Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico at Wikipedia

General information

Official website (archived)
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 7 DRM disc check.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Eidos\Total Overdose\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Total Overdose\savegames\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use ThirteenAG's fix.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Use ThirteenAG's fix.
4K Ultra HD
Use ThirteenAG's fix.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Called "Graphic Quality".
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
On by default. Can be forced off through the graphics card control panel.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Game is locked at 60hz by default, excedding 60fps causes issues with physics and aiming.

Windowed[edit]

Force windowed mode[citation needed]
  1. Install ThirteenAG's fix.
  2. Create wndmode.ini in <path-to-game>.
  3. Start the game and exit.
  4. Edit wndmode.ini.
  5. Set UseForegroundControl=1 to prevent minimizing.
  6. Set Border=1 to enable the window border.

Input settings[edit]

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

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.1.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Only available in the retail version. See How to change language for the GOG.com release.
German
Only available in the retail version. See How to change language for the GOG.com release.
Italian
Only available in the retail version. See How to change language for the GOG.com release.
Russian
Only available in Russian retail copy.
Spanish
Only available in the retail version. See How to change language for the GOG.com release.

How to change language[edit]

Copy the desired language file[1]
  1. Delete uk_sounds.naz from the installation folder.
  2. Download the language pack.
  3. Extract the language pack from the archive and copy the desired language file (e.g. it_sounds.naz for Italian) to the installation folder.

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Native 3D
Nvidia 3D Vision
TriDef 3D
iZ3D

Issues fixed[edit]

Lack of certain sounds during game[edit]

Use Alchemy, dsoal, or IndirectSound library

See Restore legacy audio effects on newer OS.

Notes

From time to time, certain sounds can loop until you press rewind key, or load next game section.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 2
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Diesel Power / DirectSound Alchemy/dsoal/IndriectSound libraries supported with chosen DirectSound option.
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000 XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.5 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 1.4 GHz
Intel Pentium 4 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.7 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 4
DirectX 9.0 compatible

References