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Alpha

Protocol
Readme File

Thank you for purchasing Alpha Protocol for PC.


This file contains updated and additional information that may not be found in the game
manual.

For more information, news and updates, please visit the SEGA website at
http://www.sega.com/support

Table of Contents
1) System Requirements
2) Installation
3) AutoPlay Menu
4) Begin Playing Alpha Protocol
5) Uninstall Alpha Protocol
6) Controls
7) Troubleshooting
8) Alpha Protocol web sites
9) Technical Support

1) System Requirements
Minimum System Requirements:
Operating System:
Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7
Processor:
2.4+GHz Intel or 2.0+GHz AMD
Memory:
1 Gigabyte of RAM (Windows XP)
2 Gigabytes of RAM (Windows Vista or Windows 7)
Video Card:
NVIDIA GeForce 6 series (6800 GT or better)
ATI 1300 XT or better (X1550, X1600 Pro and HD2400 are below minimum system
requirements and are not supported)
Intel integrated graphics chips are not officially supported.

Hard Drive Space:


12 Gigabytes
Sound Card:
DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card and drivers

NOTE: It may be necessary to update your hardware drivers. We recommend running


Alpha Protocol with the latest video drivers available from your manufacturer for best
performance.

2) Installation
In order to play Alpha Protocol, you must first install the game on your computer's hard
drive.
Please note that you will need Administrator access in order to install the game.

Insert the Alpha Protocol DVD into your DVD drive. When the Launcher screen appears,
follow the instructions on the screen to being installing the game.

If the Launcher screen does not appear, double-click on the My Computer icon on your
desktop (or for Vista and Windows 7 users, press the Start button and select Computer),
then double-click the DVD drive containing the Alpha Protocol DVD. Locate and
double-click on setup.exe to launch the install program. Follow the instructions to
complete the installation process.

Once you have successfully installed the game, you are ready to play!

3) Launcher
The Launcher will appear any time the Alpha Protocol DVD is inserted into the DVD
drive (assuming the AutoPlay feature is enabled in your operating system):
Install- Install the game. Only available if the game is not installed yet.
Play - Begin playing Alpha Protocol.
Uninstall - Remove Alpha Protocol from your hard drive.
Readme File - View this readme file for additional information about Alpha Protocol.
Web Site - Go to the official Alpha Protocol game web site.

Exit - Close the menu.

4) Begin Playing Alpha Protocol


Now that you've installed the game, there are several ways to begin playing:
- Insert the Alpha Protocol DVD into your DVD drive and click PLAY when the
Launcher appears.
- Windows XP Users: Click the Start button and select Programs>Sega>Alpha
Protocol>Play Alpha Protocol.
- Windows Vista or Windows 7 Users: Click the Start button, select All Programs,
navigate to Games, and run the Games Explorer. Double-click on the Alpha Protocol
icon to begin play.

Note: You will need to have the Alpha Protocol DVD in your DVD drive at all times in
order to play.

5) Uninstall Alpha Protocol


If you want to uninstall Alpha Protocol, you may do any of the following:
- Insert the Alpha Protocol DVD and select Uninstall from the Launcher Menu.
- Windows XP Users: Click the Start button, choose Programs>SEGA>Alpha Protocol,
and select Uninstall Alpha Protocol.
- Windows Vista and 7 Users: Click the Start button, go to Control Panel, Programs and
Features and remove Alpha Protocol.

6) Controls
Keyboard and Mouse Commands
MENU CONTROLS
Select Menu Option.....................................................................Mouse
Accept....................................................................Right Mouse Button
GAME CONTROLS
Move Forward....................................................................................W
Move Left...........................................................................................A
Move Backward..................................................................................S
Move Right.........................................................................................D
Aim/Look...................................................................................Mouse
Fire......................................................................... Left Mouse Button
Aim Mode....................................................Hold Right Mouse Button
Activate / Throw Current Gadget...................................................... G
Use Active Skill................................................................................. Q
Melee...................................................................................................E
Use Cover / Interact With Object................................................ Space
Sprint........................................................................... Shift + A, S or D
Stealth / Crouch..........................................................................Control
Reload.............................................................. R or Mousewheel Click
Skill Radial...........................................................................................Z
Gadget Radial......................................................................................C
Weapon Radial.....................................................................................X
Weapon & Ammunition Select.........................Mousewheel Up/Down
Ability/Gadget/Weapon Hotkeys..............................Number Keys 1-9
(while radial is open)
Center Camera/Zoom with scope (if available).................................. F
Open PDA........................................................................................Tab
Open PDA Personal Dossier................................................................P
Open PDA Map/Mission Select.........................................................M
Open PDA Loadout............................................................................ I

NOTE: All controls are based on the default controls using the Keyboard and Mouse.

7) Troubleshooting
If you are having difficulty launching the game:
1) Close any other applications that are running on your PC, including system tray
applications.
2) Make sure that the latest DirectX 9.0 is installed on your system. You can find this at:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2da43d38-db71-4c1b-
bc6a-9b6652cd92a3&displaylang=en
3) Make sure to update your graphic card and sound card drivers to the latest drivers
available.
Please try updating your graphic card drivers before contacting technical support:
ATI Driver Downloads
http://ati.amd.com/support/driver.html
NVIDIA Driver Downloads
http://www.nvidia.com/page/drivers.html

SAVED GAMES
By default, the saved game files for Alpha Protocol are located here:
Windows XP
C:/Documents and Settings/USER/My Documents/Alpha Protocol
(where USER is the logged in username)

Windows Vista or Windows 7


C:/Users/USER/Documents/Saved Games/Alpha Protocol
(where USER is the logged in username)
8) Alpha Protocol Web Sites
SEGA
http://www.sega.com
Alpha Protocol
http://www.alphaprotocol.com
Alpha Protocol Game Forum
http://forums.obsidian.net/index.php?showforum=66

9) Technical Support
If you experience any technical problems with your game that you are unable to resolve,
please contact SEGA Technical Support:
Phone
1-800-654-3249
Internet
http://www.sega.com/support