& Strategy | Basic Play Guide | Game Options
All of the
functions on this screen can also be edited by hand in the Starscape.cfg
file, this allows settings to be changed if the game will not run for
any reason. The controls can only be modified in game though.
Do you want
the game to run in a window or full screen, the game should normally be
played full screen. On some hardware running in a window causes the game
to run very slowly. NOTE: if you click any of the buttons that cause your
web browser to open, then the game will automatically drop into a window.
You can either manually switch back to full screen when you are ready
or the game will start full screen the next time it is launched.
High is best,
low is there for older hardware that either doesn’t work with texture
quality set high or runs too slowly.
best but 16bit is there for older graphics cards where 32bit either doesn’t
work at all or runs too slowly. We have found 16bit mode can make the
game run a lot faster on some older graphics cards.
quality of the audio, if the game runs slowly then try turning this down.
You can also disable audio completely if you are experiencing a technical
problem and the game wont run at all.
Music and Sfx volume
control of music and sound effects volume to balance the levels to suit
to the controls page where you can alter the keyboard or joystick input