Applying Graphics Settings

Posted June 15, 2018 by sfischer

In order for some changes to Graphics Settings to apply for some computers, you will need to restart Overload. A couple of examples of these are changing the monitor that the game displays in and changing shadow settings.


Posted June 11, 2018 by Cathy Schneider

If not running in Exclusive Fullscreen mode in DX11 or DX9 (because you’ve turned it off with the Unity command-line option), then if you’re using G-Sync be sure to set “Enable G-SYNC for windowed and full screen mode”.

Mac Monitors

Posted June 11, 2018 by Cathy Schneider

The game will always start on the first monitor on the Mac.  To change displays, switch out of full screen, drag to other display, switch back.

LAN Matches

Posted June 11, 2018 by Cathy Schneider

How to play a LAN match… All matches of Multiplayer need a server running, LAN included.  To set up a dedicated server, use the RunDedicatedServer.bat batch file that lives next to the executable. On a normal Steam install, this will be under your Steam folder, here: \\Steam\steamapps\common\Overload\. In order for this to work, you may… read more

Game Crashes or Weird Stuff

Posted June 11, 2018 by Cathy Schneider

If your game crashes or does something unexpected… Look if your game created a dump file and error.log.  If you get us these files, along with the output_log.txt file (Player.log on Mac/Linux; note: grab this file before relaunching game or information will be lost), you can send it to us in the #bugs channel of… read more

Loading Bar Freeze

Posted June 11, 2018 by Cathy Schneider

If your game doesn’t progress past the loading bar… It’s possible that your pilot files are corrupted somehow.  If you go to where you pilot files live and either move them or delete them, you may be able to get back into the game.  Your pilot files live here: PC:  %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Revival\Overload Mac:  Users/%User%/Library/Application Support/Revival/Overload (show… read more


Posted June 6, 2018 by Cathy Schneider

“The spirit of Descent lives on in this modernized blast from the past”



Posted June 4, 2018 by Cathy Schneider

“Overload is amazing and everyone should play it. Here’s why: ”