Zeno Clash

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Zeno Clash
Zeno Clash cover
Developers
ACE Team
Publishers
Tripwire Interactive
Iceberg Interactive
Engines
Source
Release dates
Windows April 21, 2009
Zeno Clash
Zeno Clash 2009
Zeno Clash II 2013

General information

Official game site
Zeno Clash Wiki
Zeno Clash PC Forums
Steam Community Discussions
Steam Users' Forums

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Amazon.com
GamersGate
Green Man Gaming
Steam
All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use -novid command line argument[citation needed]

Enable quick save[edit]

Add key binding[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\zenozoik\cfg\.
  2. Open config.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Add the line bind "F6" "save quick"

Notes

Press F6 to quick save. Quick load is bound to F9 by default.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\zenozoik\cfg\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\zenozoik\SAVE\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Use -autoconfig -w # -h # parameters and run in windowed mode.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use launch option -windowed -noborder.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA up to 4x, CSAA up to 16xQ.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Camera locked to 60 FPS, which may cause jerkiness.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Edit script files[2]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\zenozoik\scripts\.
  2. Open each of the weapon_zeno_*.txt files.
  3. Find the VisualData section.
  4. Change the values of "FOV" and "zoom_FOV".
  5. Open weapon_zeno_noweapon.txt and add:
VisualData
{
	"FOV" 80
}

High frame rate[edit]

Set max frame rate[citation needed]

Use the command line argument +fps_max # where # is the maximum frame rate (defaults to 300, set to 0 for unlimited).

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game mouse/gamepad settings.
In-game mouse/gamepad settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Some combat-based subtitles are mismatched.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
German
Finnish
French
Polish
Spanish
Italian

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 6, 7, 8, 8.1, 9
Shader Model support 2, 3
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok Heavily modified variant.
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video

Enable developer console[edit]

Launch the game with -console command argument[citation needed]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium IV 3.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon 9600
Nvidia GeForce 6600
128 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce 7600
ATI Radeon X1600
256 MB of VRAM

References

  1. Want out Zeno Clash - Steam Users' Forums (retrieved)
  2. FOV fix? :: Zeno Clash General Discussions