Configuration

Note: For version 0.9.22, this guide is a bit incomplete.


Click the Spanner-icon in the lower right corner of the main menu to access the configuration menu. In here, it's possible to change many aspects of the game:


Teams:

  • Add a new team or change team name, members, etc. Click here for more info.

Schemes and Weapons



Network

  • Net nick: Favorite nickname or username at hedgewars.org. Used for playing online.
  • Password: (Optional) Password at hedgewars.org. Only needed if user is registered. Used for playing online.
  • Proxy: (Optional) Required if the connected network uses a proxy. Used for playing online.

Advanced

  • Locale: Language used in game. If left at System default, the language of the operating system will be used.
  • Alternative damage show: Show a pop-up with damage numbers every time a weapon is fired, instead of only at the end of a round.
  • Append date and time to record file name: Append date and time to the file name whenever demo records are saved.
  • Associate file extensions: Makes saved games and demo records open in Hedgewars when clicked.

Audio/Graphic options

  • Frontend fullscreen: Run the game in fullscreen mode, instead of windowed mode.
  • Frontend effects: Show graphical effects such as explosions. Disabling this option might improve performance on older computers.
  • Enable frontend sounds: Play sound effects, such as gun shot and explosion sounds.
  • Enable frontend music: Play background music.
  • Resolution: The screen resolution (width and height) at which to run the game.
  • Fullscreen: Render the game in fullscreen mode on the engine.
  • Quality: Quality and smoothness of graphics in-game. Increasing the quality will reduce jags and edged seen, but might have a negative influence on the performance on older computers.
  • Stereo rendering: Render the game in stereoscopic 3D, either using anaglyph images or autostereoscopy.
  • Initial sound volume: Per cent volume of sound played
  • Enable sound: Render sounder effects, such as gun shot and explosion, on the engine. This is required to play sounds. Disabling this option might improve performance slightly on older computers.
  • Enable music: Render background music on the engine. This is required to play background music. Disabling this option might improve performance slightly on older computers
  • FPS limit: Maximum number of frames rendered per second by the engine.
  • Show FPS: Show number of frames rendered per second on the screen during the game.

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