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System Requirements To Play On Avlis:
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[http://www.bioware.com/games/#previous-games Neverwinter Nights] [http://www.neverwinternights.info/players.htm#critpatch version 1.69]
 
  
[[Wikipedia:Neverwinter_Nights:_Hordes_of_the_Underdark | Hordes of the Underdark NWN Expansion]]
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== Neverwinter Nights Game Requirements for Avlis ==
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Avlis uses the original '''[http://www.bioware.com/games/#previous-games Neverwinter Nights (NWN)]''' game, version 1.69 patch, along with the two  2 expansion packs.  In addition to the standard NWN game and expansion packs, it also uses [[Custom Content | custom content]].
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* The '''NWN Expansion Packs''' are required.
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** [[Wikipedia:Neverwinter_Nights:_Hordes_of_the_Underdark | Hordes of the Underdark NWN Expansion]]
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** [[Wikipedia:Neverwinter_Nights:_Shadows_of_Undrentide | Shadows of Undrentide NWN Expansion]]
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* '''NWN 1.69 Patch is required.''' If you have not already, make certain you download and install the [http://www.neverwinternights.info/players.htm#critpatch version 1.69 critical rebuild patch.]  
  
[[Wikipedia:Neverwinter_Nights:_Shadows_of_Undrentide | Shadows of Undrentide NWN Expansion]]
 
  
[[Needed files]] ''(Latest custom haks need to play on avlis)''
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== Obtaining the Neverwinter Nights Game ==
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If you do not have the NWN game, you may be able to [https://www.gog.com/game/neverwinter_nights_diamond_edition purchase NWN from a site such as GOG].
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* ''IMPORTANT:'' When purchasing NWN from a website, it may come with a set of default "CD" keys. Our [[Player Registration authentication system]] requires that all players connecting to it must have a unique set of "CD" keys. We have blocked the default keys to prevent issues.
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** For example, GOG will supply their customers with a unique set of keys suitable for multiplayer use. Please visit the [http://www.gog.com/support/neverwinter_nights_diamond_edition/online_play_in_neverwinter_nights_diamond GOG support page] to request new CD keys.
  
Make sure that your system has 512 MB RAM (for Windows XP systems) or more.
 
  
Switching off '''Enable Shiny Water''' in your '''Advanced Video Options''' can prevent many graphics issues with game content.  
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== System Requirements ==
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* NWN and Avlis will run on most modern computers. NWN's [http://nwn.wikia.com/wiki/System_requirements system requirements are listed here], and Avlis does not have any additional System Requirements beyond that of NWN. 
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* If NWN is not running well on Windows verion 8 or 10, it may be useful/necessary to run NWN with some compatibility settings enabled, such as "Run this program as administrator" and "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings". Right click on nwnmain.exe and select the Compatibility tab to view these settings.
  
Please read the [[avlisdocs:Player_Guide|Avlis Player Guide]] for complete information.
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== Recommended Graphic and Sound Settings ==
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* You can play around with graphics and sound settings that NWN stable for your system, while enhancing your video and audio experience when playing in Avlis.
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* Some have found better game stability if the "Shiny Water" graphic setting is set to disabled.
  
 
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Revision as of 22:32, 7 November 2016




Neverwinter Nights Game Requirements for Avlis

Avlis uses the original Neverwinter Nights (NWN) game, version 1.69 patch, along with the two 2 expansion packs. In addition to the standard NWN game and expansion packs, it also uses custom content.


Obtaining the Neverwinter Nights Game

If you do not have the NWN game, you may be able to purchase NWN from a site such as GOG.

  • IMPORTANT: When purchasing NWN from a website, it may come with a set of default "CD" keys. Our Player Registration authentication system requires that all players connecting to it must have a unique set of "CD" keys. We have blocked the default keys to prevent issues.
    • For example, GOG will supply their customers with a unique set of keys suitable for multiplayer use. Please visit the GOG support page to request new CD keys.


System Requirements

  • NWN and Avlis will run on most modern computers. NWN's system requirements are listed here, and Avlis does not have any additional System Requirements beyond that of NWN.
  • If NWN is not running well on Windows verion 8 or 10, it may be useful/necessary to run NWN with some compatibility settings enabled, such as "Run this program as administrator" and "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings". Right click on nwnmain.exe and select the Compatibility tab to view these settings.


Recommended Graphic and Sound Settings

  • You can play around with graphics and sound settings that NWN stable for your system, while enhancing your video and audio experience when playing in Avlis.
  • Some have found better game stability if the "Shiny Water" graphic setting is set to disabled.