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Tower of Guns

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Tower of Guns
Tower of Guns cover
Developers
Terrible Posture Games
macOS (OS X) Minority
Linux Minority
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows March 4, 2014
macOS (OS X) October 28, 2014
Linux October 28, 2014
Tower of Guns guide at StrategyWiki
Tower of Guns at Wikipedia

General information

Official Website
Official Forum
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GamersGate
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
1.3 update is Windows-only.[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\UDKGame\Config\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/com.terriblePostureGames.TowerOfGuns/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/TerriblePostureGames/TowerOfGuns/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Binaries\win32\Gamestate.bin
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/com.terriblePostureGames.TowerOfGuns/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/TerriblePostureGames/TowerOfGuns/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Input settings[edit]

In-game key/button map settings.
In-game key/button map settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
BGM, SFX
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
Use Helix Mod: Tower of Guns.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Windows 8 + integrated Intel GFX incompatiblity[edit]

There are some reports indicating that systems running on Windows 8 & integrated Intel GFX card cannot run the game.[citation needed] No fix is known as of yet.

Issues fixed[edit]

Crash during first startup with message "BUILT WITH UDK has stopped working"[edit]

This is caused by patching the game without starting up the original version.[2]
Reinstall game[citation needed]
  1. Uninstall game.
  2. Reinstall game by running setup_tower_of_guns_2.0.0.6.exe.
  3. Open game and exit.
  4. Patch game by running patch_tower_of_guns_2.0.1.7.exe or newer.
  5. Open game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11 Direct3D 11 can be forced with the -dx11 command line argument.
OpenGL 2.1 OS X and Linux only.
Shader Model support 3, 5
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Fonix TTS
Interface wxWidgets

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 275
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
CPU/GPU intensive game
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 275
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.1 compatible
CPU/GPU intensive game
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Any distribution since 2010
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 275
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.1 compatible
CPU/GPU intensive game

References