Destroy All Humans! – How to Find Save File, Engine.ini and Make Better Settings

A guide on how to find save file, engine.ini (to modify game) and make better settings in Destroy All Humans!.

How to Find

Save file location

Save game files are located in:

  • %USERPROFILE%/AppData/Local/DH/Saved/SaveGames

Where to find the engine.ini file to modify

  • C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Local\DH\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor in engine.ini

How to Make Better Settings

How to disable Motion Blur and Depth of Field

Here are some useful settings that are on permanently and can be changed anytime:

[SystemSettings]

  • r.Atmosphere=0 ; Removes/Enables atmospheric effects.
  • r.Fog=0 ; Removes/Enables fog.
  • r.BloomQuality=0 ; Removes bloom.
  • r.DefaultFeature.Bloom=0 ; Removes bloom.
  • r.DefaultFeature.LensFlare=0 ; Removes lensflare.
  • r.PostProcessAAQuality=0 ; Removes TAA.
  • r.ShadowQuality=5 ; Makes shadows max.
  • r.DepthOfFieldQuality=0 ; Removes Depth of Field.
  • r.ViewDistanceScale=5 ; Max view distance.
  • r.Shadow.MinResolution=256 ; Min shadow.
  • r.Shadow.MaxResolution=704 ; Max shadow resolution.
  • r.Shadow.DistanceScale=5 ; shadow max view.
  • r.Tonemapper.Quality=0 ; Removes Vignetting, film grain, etc.
  • r.Tonemapper.GrainQuantization=0
  • r.SceneColorFringe.Max=0 ; removes Chromatic Aberration.
  • r.SceneColorFringeQuality=0 ; removes Chromatic Aberration.
  • r.VSync=0 ; removes V-sync.
  • r.MotionblurQuality=0 ; removes Motionblur.

Just copy and paste modify to your own taste.

Just pick the stuff relevant.

How to enable Vsync

Make sure the game is set to Fullscreen mode. If it’s set to windowed or borderless windowed Vsync won’t be available.

How to disable anti aliasing (Nvidia)

Open Nvidia control panel, go to “3D Settings”, then “Manage 3D Settings”. Scroll down to “Antialiasing – Mode”. By default it will say “application controlled”. Clicking this will show a drop-down menu. Select “override application settings”.

FXAA and MFAA will be available from the same settings list. Once you’ve set Antialiasing – mode to “override”, turn on the one you want to use. “Antiasliasing – Setting” will let you choose the # of AA samples.

If you switch the top tab from “Global Settings” to “Program Settings” you can set it to do this only for this game, if you want.


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