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- AssaultCube: Get started

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- Get started -

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- System requirements -

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- If you've played - Cube and Cube can run fine, then AssaultCube should too. -

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- Minimum specifications Plus, any capable operating system. Capable systems - include: -

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- Vista - - Microsoft Windows Vista, XP or 2000 -
- Plus any derivatives of these systems. -
- Windows 98/ME - - Microsoft Windows 98 or ME
- You may find that you need to rename the file DbgHelp_RemoveThisPartIfOnWin98.DLL - in your bin_win32 folder to DbgHelp.DLL for AssaultCube to work on - these platforms. -
Note: The AssaultCube installer should automatically do this for you. -
- Linux - - Linux
- You'll need to make sure the appropriate OpenGL drivers are installed, plus these - libraries:
- * libSDL 1.2
- * libSDL_image
- * OpenAL
- (Note: To use the client provided with the Linux package, you will need OpenAL-Soft instead of - OpenAL, otherwise you will need to compile your own client if you would rather use normal OpenAL). -
- Apple - - Mac OS X 10.4 -
- Version 10.4 or higher. -
- Other OSes - - Other operating systems
- If you can run the neccesary libraries/drivers and are able to compile the source - by yourself, you may be able to port AssaultCube onto other platforms. Please note: - they may not be officially supported. -
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- Low end machines

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- Please note that the hardware specifications shown above are the bare minimums, - so you may need a lot of adjustment to get AssaultCube to run. We recommend that - you run AssaultCube on better hardware than this. If you have troubles with AssaultCube, - make sure that the drivers for your graphics card are up-to-date. -

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- Recommended GFX settings for low/medium end machines: -

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- Installing AssaultCube

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- Vista - - Windows
- Download the executable from Sourceforge. Execute it and follow the instructions. -
- Linux - - Linux
- Download the tarball from Sourceforge. Extract it somewhere where you have permissions - to read/write. If you want to start the game from your desktop application menu, you - have to run client_desktop_install.sh once. -
- Apple - - Mac OS X
- Download the diskimage from Sourceforge. Drag the contents to your Applications - folder. -
- Other OSes - - Other operating systems
- You will need to gather the libraries and drivers needed for AssaultCube by yourself. - You will then need to compile AssaultCube from source. For this, you'll need to - download the tarball from Sourceforge. -
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- More help for installing AssaultCube on different Operating Systems can be found - on the wiki here. -

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- Running AssaultCube -

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- Vista - - Windows
- Use the shortcut provided. Or execute the assaultcube.bat file in your AssaultCube - folder. -
- Linux - - Linux
- In a console, change your location (cd) to the main AssaultCube directory and then - execute assaultcube.sh. - You can also pick AssaultCube from the 'Games' section of your desktop application menu. -
- Apple - - Mac OS X
- Open the applications folder. Click on AssaultCube. Select the options you want - to use to run AssaultCube and then press play. -
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- Special notes

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- Users of Windows Vista: -
- Note: Files that AssaultCube writes during the game (such as screenshots, configs - and maps) get saved in a seperate folder inside your "My Documents". -

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- Users of Linux: -
- Note: Files that AssaultCube writes during the game (such as screenshots, configs - and maps) get saved in the hidden .assaultcube_v1.1 folder in your users home - directory. -

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- Sound problems: -
- Read the sounds page on the wiki. -

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- Display settings -

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- When you first start AssaultCube, you will be prompted to change some fundamental - settings from their defaults to how you would like them. Some display settings can - be changed here. To change more display settings, press ESCAPE and then navigate to: Settings → Video - Settings. -

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- If you are having technical problems and need to change settings in a way that doesn't - start the game to do it, you can modify the batch/shell script by adding parameters - into it. How to edit the batch/shell and the different parameters can be found in - command-line arguments. You can also - add commands to config/autoexec.cfg - so they automatically execute on startup. -

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- A lot of information about graphics can be found in the graphics guide. -

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