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JFShadowWarrior README

Locating game data from retail or shareware editions

Where you place the SW.GRP file depends on the operating system where you intend to play JFShadowWarrior:

Where you source the SW.GRP file depends on which retail or shareware edition you have access to:

MS DOS Registered version CD-ROM
From the SWINST directory of the disc.
Classic Redux from GOG on macOS
To be determined.
Classic Redux from Steam on macOS
In Steam, go to Shadow Warrior Classic Redux, open the 'gear' menu, choose Manage > Browse local files. In the Finder window that opened, look within the gameroot folder for SW.GRP.
Classic Redux from Humble
To be determined.
Classic Complete from GOG.com on macOS

In GOG Galaxy:

  1. Go to Shadow Warrior Classic Complete > More button > Manage installation > Show folder.
  2. In the Finder window that opened, right-click (or hold Control and click) the highlighted Shadow Warrior Complete.app item, and choose Show Package Contents.
  3. From the Go menu choose Go to Folder... and type Contents/Resources/game/Shadow Warrior.app/Contents/Resources/Shadow Warrior.boxer/C swarrior_files.harddisk. Press Return.
  4. Look for Sw.grp.
Classic (1997) from Steam on macOS
In Steam, go to Shadow Warrior Classic (1997), open the 'gear' menu, choose Manage > Browse local files. In the Finder window that opened, look within the gameroot folder for Sw.grp.
MS DOS Shareware version

If you have a downloaded file named 3DSW12.ZIP:

  1. Open 3DSW12.ZIP to obtain the SWSW12.SHR file.
  2. Rename the SWSW12.SHR file to SWSW12.ZIP, then uncompress it to obtain the SW.GRP file.