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{{Infobox game
 
{{Infobox game
 
|title        = AKER FERN
 
|title        = AKER FERN
 
|cover        = Aker Fern Steam Header.jpeg
 
|cover        = Aker Fern Steam Header.jpeg
|developers  =  
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|developers  = {{Infobox game/row/developer|Chaos Group Games}}
{{Infobox game/row/developer|Chaos Group Games}}
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|publishers  = {{Infobox game/row/publisher|Chaos Group Games}}
|publishers  =  
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|engines      = {{Infobox game/row/engine|Ren'Py|}}
{{Infobox game/row/publisher|Chaos Group Games}}
 
|engines      =  
 
 
|release dates=  
 
|release dates=  
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|Windows|31 May 2020}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|Windows|31 May 2020}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|OS X|31 May 2020}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|OS X|31 May 2020}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|Linux |31 May 2020}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|Linux |31 May 2020}}
|reception    =  
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|reception    = {{Infobox game/row/reception|Metacritic|aker-fern|No score yet}}
{{Infobox game/row/reception|Metacritic|aker-fern|tbd}}
 
 
|taxonomy    =
 
|taxonomy    =
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/monetization      | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/monetization      | Freeware }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/microtransactions | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/microtransactions | No microtransactions }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/modes            | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/modes            | Singleplayer }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/pacing            | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/pacing            | Relaxed }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/perspectives      | }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/perspectives      | }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/controls          | }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/controls          | }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/genres            | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/genres            | Visual novel }}
 +
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/sports            | }}
 +
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/vehicles          | }}
 +
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/art styles        | Anime }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/themes            | }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/themes            | }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/series            | <!-- CHANGE TO THE ACTUAL SERIES NAME IF ONE EXISTS --> }}  
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/series            | <!-- CHANGE TO THE ACTUAL SERIES NAME IF ONE EXISTS --> }}  
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{{Introduction
 
{{Introduction
|introduction      =  
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|introduction      = '''''Aker Fern''''' is a [[:Category:visual novel|visual novel]] made and published by Chaos Group Games. It is built with the commonly used Ren'Py Engine.
  
|release history  =  
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|release history  = The novel was released on 31. May 2020 on Steam for free.
  
 
|current state    =
 
|current state    =
 
}}
 
}}
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 +
'''General information'''
 +
{{mm}} [https://vndb.org/v28558 Visual Novel Database article]
 +
{{mm}} [https://steamcommunity.com/app/1344840/discussions/ Steam Community Discussions]
  
 
==Availability==
 
==Availability==
 
{{Availability|
 
{{Availability|
{{Availability/row| retail | | unknown | | | Windows }}
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{{Availability/row| Steam | 1344840 | DRM-free | Can be played without Steam running.<ref>{{Refcheck|user=Chick'n'Duck|date=2020-10-19|comment=Comment (optional)}}</ref> | | Windows, OS X, Linux }}
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
===Monetisation===
 +
{{Monetization
 +
|ad-supported        =
 +
|dlc                =
 +
|expansion pack      =
 +
|freeware            = Released for free on Steam.
 +
|free-to-play        =
 +
|sponsored          =
 +
|subscription        =
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
===Microtransactions===
 +
{{Microtransactions
 +
|boost              =
 +
|cosmetic            =
 +
|currency            =
 +
|finite spend        =
 +
|infinite spend      =
 +
|free-to-grind      =
 +
|loot box            =
 +
|none                = All the game's content is free.
 +
|player trading      =
 +
|time-limited        =
 +
|unlock              =
 
}}
 
}}
{{ii}} This game is not available yet.
 
  
 
==Game data==
 
==Game data==
 
===Configuration file(s) location===
 
===Configuration file(s) location===
 
{{Game data|
 
{{Game data|
{{Game data/config|Windows|}}
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{{Game data/config|Windows| {{p|game}}\saves\ | {{p|appdata}}\RenPy\Akkerfern-1520714294\ }}
 +
{{Game data/config|OS X|  }}
 +
{{Game data/config|Linux|  }}
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
===Save game data location===
 
===Save game data location===
 
{{Game data|
 
{{Game data|
{{Game data/saves|Windows|}}
+
{{Game data/saves|Windows| {{p|game}}\saves\ | {{p|appdata}}\RenPy\Akkerfern-1520714294\ }}
 +
{{Game data/saves|OS X|  }}
 +
{{Game data/saves|Linux|  }}
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
===[[Glossary:Save game cloud syncing|Save game cloud syncing]]===
 
===[[Glossary:Save game cloud syncing|Save game cloud syncing]]===
 
{{Save game cloud syncing
 
{{Save game cloud syncing
|discord               =  
+
|discord                   =  
|discord notes         =  
+
|discord notes             =  
|epic games store       =  
+
|epic games launcher       =  
|epic games store notes =  
+
|epic games launcher notes =  
|gog galaxy             =  
+
|gog galaxy               =  
|gog galaxy notes       =  
+
|gog galaxy notes         =  
|origin                 =  
+
|origin                   =  
|origin notes           =  
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|origin notes             =  
|steam cloud           =  
+
|steam cloud               = true
|steam cloud notes     =  
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|steam cloud notes         = 9,77 KiB for max. 100 files; not mentioned on the storepage and hidden<ref>{{Refurl|url=https://steamdb.info/app/1344840/ufs/|title=Aker Fern on SteamDB|date=2020-10-29}}</ref>
|uplay                  =  
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|ubisoft connect          =  
|uplay notes           =  
+
|ubisoft connect notes     =  
|xbox cloud             =  
+
|xbox cloud               =  
|xbox cloud notes       =  
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|xbox cloud notes         =  
 
}}
 
}}
  
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|ultrawidescreen wsgf award =  
 
|ultrawidescreen wsgf award =  
 
|4k ultra hd wsgf award    =  
 
|4k ultra hd wsgf award    =  
|widescreen resolution      = unknown
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|widescreen resolution      = true
 
|widescreen resolution notes=  
 
|widescreen resolution notes=  
 
|multimonitor              = unknown
 
|multimonitor              = unknown
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|4k ultra hd                = unknown
 
|4k ultra hd                = unknown
 
|4k ultra hd notes          =  
 
|4k ultra hd notes          =  
|fov                        = unknown
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|fov                        = n/a
 
|fov notes                  =  
 
|fov notes                  =  
 
|windowed                  = unknown
 
|windowed                  = unknown
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|borderless windowed        = unknown
 
|borderless windowed        = unknown
 
|borderless windowed notes  =  
 
|borderless windowed notes  =  
|anisotropic                = unknown
+
|anisotropic                = n/a
 
|anisotropic notes          =  
 
|anisotropic notes          =  
|antialiasing              = unknown
+
|antialiasing              = n/a
 
|antialiasing notes        =  
 
|antialiasing notes        =  
 
|vsync                      = unknown
 
|vsync                      = unknown
|vsync notes                =  
+
|vsync notes                = no setting available
|60 fps                    = unknown
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|60 fps                    = true
 
|60 fps notes              =  
 
|60 fps notes              =  
 
|120 fps                    = unknown
 
|120 fps                    = unknown
 
|120 fps notes              =  
 
|120 fps notes              =  
 
|hdr                        = unknown
 
|hdr                        = unknown
|hdr notes                  =  
+
|hdr notes                  = no setting available
|color blind                = unknown
+
|color blind                = false
 
|color blind notes          =  
 
|color blind notes          =  
 
}}
 
}}
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==Input==
 
==Input==
 
{{Input
 
{{Input
|key remap                = unknown
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|key remap                = false
 
|key remap notes          =  
 
|key remap notes          =  
 
|acceleration option      = unknown
 
|acceleration option      = unknown
|acceleration option notes =  
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|acceleration option notes = no setting available
|mouse sensitivity        = unknown
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|mouse sensitivity        = false
 
|mouse sensitivity notes  =  
 
|mouse sensitivity notes  =  
|mouse menu                = unknown
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|mouse menu                = true
 
|mouse menu notes          =  
 
|mouse menu notes          =  
|invert mouse y-axis      = unknown
+
|invert mouse y-axis      = n/a
 
|invert mouse y-axis notes =  
 
|invert mouse y-axis notes =  
 
|touchscreen              = unknown
 
|touchscreen              = unknown
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|full controller          = unknown
 
|full controller          = unknown
 
|full controller notes    =  
 
|full controller notes    =  
|controller remap          = unknown
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|controller remap          = false
 
|controller remap notes    =  
 
|controller remap notes    =  
|controller sensitivity    = unknown
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|controller sensitivity    = false
 
|controller sensitivity notes=  
 
|controller sensitivity notes=  
|invert controller y-axis  = unknown
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|invert controller y-axis  = n/a
 
|invert controller y-axis notes=  
 
|invert controller y-axis notes=  
 
|xinput controllers        = unknown
 
|xinput controllers        = unknown
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|controller hotplug notes  =  
 
|controller hotplug notes  =  
 
|haptic feedback          = unknown
 
|haptic feedback          = unknown
|haptic feedback notes    =  
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|haptic feedback notes    = no setting available
 
|simultaneous input        = unknown
 
|simultaneous input        = unknown
 
|simultaneous input notes  =  
 
|simultaneous input notes  =  
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|separate volume notes    =  
 
|separate volume notes    =  
 
|surround sound          = unknown
 
|surround sound          = unknown
|surround sound notes    =  
+
|surround sound notes    = no setting available
|subtitles                = unknown
+
|subtitles                = always on
|subtitles notes          =  
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|subtitles notes          = Visual Novel
 
|closed captions          = unknown
 
|closed captions          = unknown
 
|closed captions notes    =  
 
|closed captions notes    =  
 
|mute on focus lost      = unknown
 
|mute on focus lost      = unknown
 
|mute on focus lost notes =  
 
|mute on focus lost notes =  
|eax support              =  
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|eax support              = unknown
|eax support notes        =  
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|eax support notes        = no setting available
|red book cd audio        =  
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|red book cd audio        = false
|red book cd audio notes  =  
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|red book cd audio notes  = only digital release
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
{{L10n|content=
 
{{L10n|content=
 
{{L10n/switch
 
{{L10n/switch
  |language  = English
+
  |language  = Polish
 
  |interface = true
 
  |interface = true
  |audio    = unknown
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  |audio    = true
  |subtitles = unknown
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  |subtitles = true
  |notes    =  
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  |notes    = original language
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |ref      =  
 
  |ref      =  
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===API===
 
===API===
 
{{API
 
{{API
|direct3d versions      =  
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|direct3d versions      = 9.0c
 
|direct3d notes        =  
 
|direct3d notes        =  
 
|directdraw versions    =  
 
|directdraw versions    =  
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|wing                  =  
 
|wing                  =  
 
|wing notes            =  
 
|wing notes            =  
|opengl versions        =  
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|opengl versions        = 2.0
 
|opengl notes          =  
 
|opengl notes          =  
 
|glide versions        =  
 
|glide versions        =  
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|dos modes              =  
 
|dos modes              =  
 
|dos modes notes        =  
 
|dos modes notes        =  
|shader model versions  =  
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|shader model versions  = 3.0
 
|shader model notes    =  
 
|shader model notes    =  
 
|windows 32-bit exe    = unknown
 
|windows 32-bit exe    = unknown
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|windows exe notes      =  
 
|windows exe notes      =  
 
|mac os x powerpc app  =  
 
|mac os x powerpc app  =  
|macos intel 32-bit app = unknown
+
|macos intel 32-bit app = false
|macos intel 64-bit app = unknown
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|macos intel 64-bit app = true
 
|macos app notes        =  
 
|macos app notes        =  
 +
|macos arm app          =
 +
|macos arm notes        =
 
|linux powerpc app      =  
 
|linux powerpc app      =  
 
|linux 32-bit executable= unknown
 
|linux 32-bit executable= unknown
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===Middleware===
 
===Middleware===
 
{{Middleware
 
{{Middleware
|physics          =  
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|physics          = PhysX
 
|physics notes    =  
 
|physics notes    =  
 
|audio            =  
 
|audio            =  
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|OSfamily = Windows
 
|OSfamily = Windows
  
|minOS    =  
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|minOS    = XP
|minCPU  =  
+
|minCPU  = 2,0 GHz Core 2 Duo
|minRAM  =  
+
|minCPU2  =
|minHD    =  
+
|minRAM  = 2 GB
 +
|minHD    = 1500 MB
 +
|minGPU  =
 +
|minGPU2  =
 +
|minGPU3  =
 +
|minVRAM  =
 +
|minOGL  = 2.0
 +
|minDX    = 9.0c
 +
|minSM    =
 +
|minaudio =
 +
|mincont  =
 +
|minother =
 +
 
 +
|recOS    = XP
 +
|recCPU  = 2,0 GHz Core 2 Duo
 +
|recCPU2  =
 +
|recRAM  = 2 GB
 +
|recHD    = 1500 MB
 +
|recGPU  =
 +
|recGPU2  =
 +
|recGPU3  =
 +
|recVRAM  =
 +
|recOGL  = 2.0
 +
|recDX    = 9.0c
 +
|recSM    =
 +
|recaudio =
 +
|reccont  =
 +
|recother =
 +
|notes    =
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
{{System requirements
 +
|OSfamily = OS X
 +
 
 +
|minOS    = 10.6
 +
|minCPU  = 2,0 GHz Core 2 Duo
 +
|minCPU2  =
 +
|minRAM  = 2 GB
 +
|minHD    = 1500 MB
 +
|minGPU  =
 +
|minGPU2  =
 +
|minGPU3  =
 +
|minVRAM  =
 +
|minOGL  = 2.0
 +
|minSM    =
 +
|minaudio =
 +
|mincont  =
 +
|minother =
 +
 
 +
|recOS    = 10.6
 +
|recCPU  = 2,0 GHz Core 2 Duo
 +
|recCPU2  =
 +
|recRAM  = 2 GB
 +
|recHD    = 1500 MB
 +
|recGPU  =
 +
|recGPU2  =
 +
|recGPU3  =
 +
|recVRAM  =
 +
|recOGL  = 2.0
 +
|recSM    =
 +
|recaudio =
 +
|reccont  =
 +
|recother =
 +
|notes    =
 +
}}
 +
 
 +
{{System requirements
 +
|OSfamily = Linux
 +
 
 +
|minOS    = Ubuntu 12.04
 +
|minCPU  = 2,0 GHz Core 2 Duo
 +
|minCPU2  =  
 +
|minRAM  = 2 GB
 +
|minHD    = 1500 MB
 
|minGPU  =  
 
|minGPU  =  
 +
|minGPU2  =
 +
|minGPU3  =
 +
|minVRAM  =
 +
|minOGL  = 2.0
 +
|minSM    =
 +
|minaudio =
 +
|mincont  =
 +
|minother =
  
|recOS    =  
+
|recOS    = Ubuntu 12.04
|recCPU  =  
+
|recCPU  = 2,0 GHz Core 2 Duo
|recRAM  =  
+
|recCPU2  =  
|recHD    =  
+
|recRAM  = 2 GB
 +
|recHD    = 1500 MB
 
|recGPU  =  
 
|recGPU  =  
 +
|recGPU2  =
 +
|recGPU3  =
 +
|recVRAM  =
 +
|recOGL  = 2.0
 +
|recSM    =
 +
|recaudio =
 +
|reccont  =
 +
|recother =
 
|notes    =  
 
|notes    =  
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
{{References}}
 
{{References}}

Revision as of 09:55, 30 November 2020

AKER FERN
AKER FERN cover
Developers
Chaos Group Games
Publishers
Chaos Group Games
Engines
Ren'Py
Release dates
Windows May 31, 2020
macOS (OS X) May 31, 2020
Linux May 31, 2020
Reception
Metacritic No score yet
Taxonomy
Monetization Freeware
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Relaxed
Genres Visual novel
Art styles Anime

Warnings

This game is not playable in English (see Localizations for supported languages).

Aker Fern is a visual novel made and published by Chaos Group Games. It is built with the commonly used Ren'Py Engine.

The novel was released on 31. May 2020 on Steam for free.

General information

Visual Novel Database article
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
Can be played without Steam running.[1]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Monetisation

Type Notes
Freeware Released for free on Steam.

Microtransactions

Type Notes
No microtransactions All the game's content is free.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\saves\[Note 1]
%APPDATA%\RenPy\Akkerfern-1520714294\
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\saves\[Note 1]
%APPDATA%\RenPy\Akkerfern-1520714294\
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
9,77 KiB for max. 100 files; not mentioned on the storepage and hidden[2]

Video

Input

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
no setting available
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
no setting available
Subtitles
Visual Novel
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Red Book CD audio
only digital release

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Polish
original language

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
OpenGL 2.0
Shader Model support 3.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 2,0 GHz Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1500 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) 2,0 GHz Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1500 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04
Processor (CPU) 2,0 GHz Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1500 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References

  1. Verified by User:Chick'n'Duck on 2020-10-19
  2. Aker Fern on SteamDB - last accessed on 2020-10-29