Killer is Dead

Killer is Dead

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How to Change FPS from 30 to 60 / 120
By Cryptor!
Here´s the English Version how to change the locked FPS in Killer is Dead.I think nobody wants to play with 30 FPS on PC so let´s Enjoy our Game in more than 30 FPS.

I updated the Guide a few Times and there is also a brazilian-portuguese Translation of it.Please Report Issues and Solutions. Any Help to improve the game would be appreciated!

Enjoy your Game !
How to Change the FPS ( Updated 18.06.2017 )

Go to your "Killer is Dead" folder and find the KidEngine.ini

Folder Path: C:Programs (x86) > Steam > Steamapps > common > Killer is Dead > Kid Game > Config > KidEngine.ini



Open up the KidEngine.ini file and find the line "bSmoothFrameRate" and "MaxSmoothedFrameRate"



Useful Information

"bSmoothFrameRate" has a similar function ( or is maybe the same ) as Vertical Synchronization[]

I suggest you to change the values like i did. In this case...

"bSmoothFrameRate" from TRUE ( enabled ) to FALSE ( disabled )

"MaxSmoothFrameRate" from 31 ( default ) to 60



Save the file and Start the Game. You can Launch FRAPS or another Program that displays FPS to check if the Game runs in 60FPS.


Tips and Other values that can be used.

FPS Values: 30 / 60 / 120 / 125

> You can aslo change only "MaxSmoothFramerate" without disabling VSYNC.


Possible Fix for Quick time Events [60FPS+] - Source:PCGW

> UPDATE: 18.06.17 <

You can also try these values:


- ;massageで回復するレート
mRevive_MassageRecoveryRate = 2.6
- ;massageによるHealth が下がるレート
mRevive_MassageHealtDownRate = 0.98
mRevive_MassageDownPowerMax = 10.0


- ;massageで回復するレート
mRevive_MassageRecoveryRate = 5.2
- ;massageによるHealth が下がるレート
mRevive_MassageHealtDownRate = 0.96
mRevive_MassageDownPowerMax = 20.0


For all users with Impossible QTE´s after changing to 60FPS and a lil bit above. After testing things out for some time i maybe found an "acceptable" solution to fix the QTE´s.This small Fix worked up to 75FPS.

Go to your KID Folder. C:Programs (x86) > Steam > Steamapps > common > Killer is Dead > Kid Game > Config > DefaultGame.ini

At the beginning you will find the Informations that we need to get the Problem fixed. Just change the values and replace the standard ones with my values.

- ;massageで回復するレート
mRevive_MassageRecoveryRate = 2.8
- ;massageによるHealth が下がるレート
mRevive_MassageHealtDownRate = 0.95
mRevive_MassageDownPowerMax = 18.5

Please write down if you still have Problems or if you have a more solid solution to fix the QTE´s!


Additional Links

[ brazilian portuguese Translation by "Rig404" ]

[ How to Make Mika rivival work at higher Framerates by "Dinjoralo ]

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El_Topo_Clandestino Apr 2 @ 12:57pm 
Joining kind of late to the party, but I got KID Nightmare Edition the other day and I can confirm just in case someone is interested, that the leaderboards are still working.

I didn't like changing the KidEngine or the DefaultEngine to 60fps. The main menu, goes like a turbo in a fighting game (it's ultra fast) and I would say it's kind of unplayable. However I did change the resolution to 1080p + Nvidia Inspector and looks pretty nice. Should try as well SweetFX or Reshade to see if it's possible to get some extra improvements in picture quality.

To finish, those interested in joysticks / gamepads, works perfect (as well as most games in Steam) with PS3 Dual Shock 3 with SCP
Cryptor!  [author] Jan 12 @ 11:38am 
Hm the problem should be on your side.If it's only affecting KiD then please take a look at the configuration files as well.
Dereshi Jan 11 @ 4:01pm 
I tried it and even with V-Sync forced OFF in the NVIDIA Control Panel, the game is always at 31 FPS.
Cryptor!  [author] Jan 6 @ 2:31am 
you're welcome.
SakuraSiki Jan 5 @ 11:09pm 
Thanks a lot.:Dragonia_expression2:
🤔 Nov 19, 2017 @ 3:22am 
Well nevermind, i deleted KidEngine.ini, launched the game, modified the file to 60 fps and then set KidEngine.ini and DefaultGame.ini to read-only
🤔 Nov 19, 2017 @ 3:18am 
@Nagisa Shiota did you fix it yet?
I had it working in 60 fps then i alt+tabbed out of the game and it became 30 fps and the ini file says its set to 60 fps
Nagisa Shiota Nov 18, 2017 @ 10:03am 
Did that still the same hmmm weird on other resolution it goes 60 but on native it just stays there
JCgli∔chmas∔er Nov 18, 2017 @ 10:00am 
Try edit the file and set it to read only
Cryptor!  [author] Nov 18, 2017 @ 9:16am 
If you tried everything then it might be an enabled VSYNC option in your graphics driver maybe.