Help:Game Files

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In a standard installation, the game files for Artifact are located at:

Folder Icon.png Steam
Folder Icon.png steamapps
Folder Icon.png common
Folder Icon.png Artifact

You can also navigate to this location by going to your Steam library, right-clicking on Artifact and clicking on Properties > LOCAL FILES > BROWSE LOCAL FILES....

Important Files and Locations[edit]

Folder Icon.png Artifact
Folder Icon.png game
Folder Icon.png bin
Folder Icon.png core
Folder Icon.png dcg
Folder Icon.png panorama
Folder Icon.png localization
TXT Icon.png dcg_glossary_english.txt
TXT Icon.png dcg_lore_set_00_english.txt
TXT Icon.png dcg_lore_set_01_english.txt
TXT Icon.png thirdpartylegalnotices.txt

Artworks[edit]

The artwork files are located at:

Folder Icon.png Artifact
Folder Icon.png game
Folder Icon.png dcg
VPK Icon.png pak01_dir.vpk
Folder Icon.png panorama
Folder Icon.png images
Folder Icon.png card_art

Each set has it's own folder, structured like this, where XX is the ID of the set (e.g. 01 for Call to Arms):

Folder Icon.png card_art
Folder Icon.png set_XX
Folder Icon.png full_art
Folder Icon.png hero_icons
Folder Icon.png mini_icons

All artworks are .vtex_c files.

Lore[edit]

There is a file with the lore texts for all cards for each set. XX is the ID of the set (e.g. 01 for Call to Arms):

Folder Icon.png Artifact
Folder Icon.png game
Folder Icon.png dcg
Folder Icon.png panorama
Folder Icon.png panorama
Folder Icon.png localization
TXT Icon.png dcg_lore_set_XX_english.txt

Each lore file has the following format:

"dcg_lore_set_XX"
{
  "CardLore_YYYY"    "<Lore Text>"
  ...
  "CardLore_ZZZZ"    "<Lore Text>"
}

XX is the ID of the card set (e.g. 01) and YYYY/ZZZZ are the IDs of the respective cards.

Soundtrack[edit]

TBD.

Installing Artifact[edit]

To install Artifact, you need to install Steam and then add it to your Steam library by purchasing the game. To do this, you have to visit Artifact's Steam Store Page, click on Add to Cart and follow the instructions. After that, you can go to your Steam library, click on Artifact and then click on INSTALL to install the game.

To uninstall Artifact, go to your Steam library, right-click on Artifact and click on Uninstall... > DELETE.

Verify Game Files[edit]

If you have issues with your Artifact installation it might help to verify the integrety of your game files.

You can do this by going to your Steam library, right-clicking on Artifact and clicking on Properties > LOCAL FILES > VERIFY INTEGRITY OF GAME FILES....