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|cover        = Papers Please - cover.png
 
|cover        = Papers Please - cover.png
 
|developers  =  
 
|developers  =  
{{Infobox game/row/developer|3909}}
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{{Infobox game/row/developer|Lucas Pope}}
 
|publishers  =  
 
|publishers  =  
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{{Infobox game/row/publisher|3909}}
 
|engines      =  
 
|engines      =  
 
{{Infobox game/row/engine|OpenFL}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/engine|OpenFL}}
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{{Infobox game/row/date|OS X|August 8, 2013}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|OS X|August 8, 2013}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|Linux|February 12, 2014}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|Linux|February 12, 2014}}
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|reception    =
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{{Infobox game/row/reception|Metacritic|papers-please|85}}
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{{Infobox game/row/reception|IGDB|papers-please|82}}
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|taxonomy    =
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/monetization      | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/microtransactions | None }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/modes            | Singleplayer }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/pacing            | Real-time }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/perspectives      | First-person, Top-down view }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/controls          | Point and select }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/genres            | Puzzle, Simulation }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/sports            | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/vehicles          | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/art styles        | Stylized }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/themes            | Cold War, Eastern Europe }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/series            | }}
 
|steam appid  = 239030
 
|steam appid  = 239030
|gogcom page  = papers_please
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|gogcom id    = 1207659209
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|official site= https://papersplea.se/
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|hltb        = 6916
 
|strategywiki =  
 
|strategywiki =  
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|mobygames    = papers-please
 
|wikipedia    = Papers, Please
 
|wikipedia    = Papers, Please
 
|winehq      =  
 
|winehq      =  
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|license      = commercial
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
'''General information'''
 
'''General information'''
 
{{GOG.com links|1207659209|papers_please}}
 
{{GOG.com links|1207659209|papers_please}}
{{mm}} [http://steamcommunity.com/app/239030/discussions/ Steam Community Discussions]
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{{mm}} [https://steamcommunity.com/app/239030/discussions/ Steam Community Discussions]
  
 
==Availability==
 
==Availability==
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==Game data==
 
==Game data==
===Configuration file and save game data location===
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===Configuration file(s) location===
 
{{Game data|
 
{{Game data|
{{Game data/row|Windows|{{p|appdata}}\3909\PapersPlease\}}
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{{Game data/config|Windows|{{p|appdata}}\LocalLow\3909\PapersPlease\}}
{{Game data/row|OS X|~/Library/Application Support/PapersPlease/}}
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{{Game data/config|OS X|~/Library/Application Support/PapersPlease/}}
{{Game data/row|Linux|{{P|xdgdatahome}}/3909/PapersPlease/}}
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{{Game data/config|Linux|{{P|xdgdatahome}}/3909/PapersPlease/}}
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{ii}} The settings file is binary and can't be easily edited.
 
{{ii}} The settings file is binary and can't be easily edited.
 
{{XDG|true}}
 
{{XDG|true}}
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===Save game data location===
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{{Game data|
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{{Game data/saves|Windows|{{p|appdata}}\LocalLow\3909\PapersPlease\}}
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{{Game data/saves|OS X|~/Library/Application Support/PapersPlease/}}
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{{Game data/saves|Linux|{{P|xdgdatahome}}/3909/PapersPlease/}}
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}}
  
 
===[[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
|gog galaxy           = false
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|discord                =
|gog galaxy notes     =  
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|discord notes          =
|origin               =  
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|epic games store      =
|origin notes         =  
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|epic games store notes =
|steam cloud           = true
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|gog galaxy             = false
|steam cloud notes     =  
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|gog galaxy notes       =  
|uplay                 =  
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|origin                 =  
|uplay notes           =  
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|origin notes           =  
|xbox cloud           =  
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|steam cloud           = true
|xbox cloud notes     =  
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|steam cloud notes     =  
 +
|uplay                 =  
 +
|uplay notes           =  
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|xbox cloud             =  
 +
|xbox cloud notes       =  
 
}}
 
}}
  
==Video settings==
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==Video==
 
{{Image|Papers Please - settings.png|General settings.}}
 
{{Image|Papers Please - settings.png|General settings.}}
{{Video settings
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{{Video
 
|wsgf link                  =  
 
|wsgf link                  =  
 
|widescreen wsgf award      =  
 
|widescreen wsgf award      =  
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|4k ultra hd wsgf award    =  
 
|4k ultra hd wsgf award    =  
 
|widescreen resolution      = true
 
|widescreen resolution      = true
|widescreen resolution notes= 16:9; other aspect ratios are letterboxed.<br/>All resolutions have black borders around the game.
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|widescreen resolution notes= 16:9; other aspect ratios are {{term|letterboxed}}.<br/>All resolutions have black borders around the game.
 
|multimonitor              = false
 
|multimonitor              = false
 
|multimonitor notes        =  
 
|multimonitor notes        =  
|ultrawidescreen            = unknown
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|ultrawidescreen            = false
 
|ultrawidescreen notes      =  
 
|ultrawidescreen notes      =  
 
|4k ultra hd                = unknown
 
|4k ultra hd                = unknown
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|windowed                  = true
 
|windowed                  = true
 
|windowed notes            = Window is fully re-sizable.
 
|windowed notes            = Window is fully re-sizable.
|borderless windowed        = hackable
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|borderless windowed        = false
|borderless windowed notes  = [http://westechsolutions.net/sites/WindowedBorderlessGaming/ Windowed Borderless Gaming] can solve this issue.
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|borderless windowed notes  =  
 
|anisotropic                = n/a
 
|anisotropic                = n/a
 
|anisotropic notes          =  
 
|anisotropic notes          =  
 
|antialiasing              = n/a
 
|antialiasing              = n/a
 
|antialiasing notes        =  
 
|antialiasing notes        =  
|vsync                      = true
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|vsync                      = always on
|vsync notes                = You can't turn off vsync in the game
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|vsync notes                =  
 
|60 fps                    = true
 
|60 fps                    = true
 
|60 fps notes              =  
 
|60 fps notes              =  
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}}
 
}}
  
==Input settings==
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==Input==
{{Input settings
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{{Input
 
|key remap                = false
 
|key remap                = false
 
|key remap notes          =  
 
|key remap notes          =  
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|mouse menu                = true
 
|mouse menu                = true
 
|mouse menu notes          =  
 
|mouse menu notes          =  
|invert mouse y-axis      =  
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|invert mouse y-axis      = unknown
 
|invert mouse y-axis notes =  
 
|invert mouse y-axis notes =  
 
|controller support        = false
 
|controller support        = false
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|invert controller y-axis notes=  
 
|invert controller y-axis notes=  
 
|touchscreen              = true
 
|touchscreen              = true
|touchscreen notes        = Windowed mode only as of February 2014, no multi-touch support.<ref>[http://steamcommunity.com/app/239030/discussions/0/540732596813655961/ Touch no longer works in full screen. :: Papers, Please General Discussion]</ref>
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|touchscreen notes        = Windowed mode only as of February 2014, no multi-touch support.<ref>[https://steamcommunity.com/app/239030/discussions/0/540732596813655961/ Touch no longer works in full screen. :: Papers, Please General Discussion]</ref>
|button prompts            = unknown
 
|button prompts notes      =
 
 
|controller hotplug        = unknown
 
|controller hotplug        = unknown
 
|controller hotplug notes  =  
 
|controller hotplug notes  =  
 
|haptic feedback          = unknown
 
|haptic feedback          = unknown
 
|haptic feedback notes    =  
 
|haptic feedback notes    =  
|light bar support        = unknown
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|simultaneous input        = unknown
|light bar support notes   =  
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|simultaneous input notes  =
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|steam input api          = unknown
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|steam input api notes    =
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|steam hook input          = unknown
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|steam hook input notes    =
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|steam input presets      = unknown
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|steam input presets notes =
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|steam controller prompts  = unknown
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|steam controller prompts notes =
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|steam cursor detection    = unknown
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|steam cursor detection notes =  
 
}}
 
}}
  
==Audio settings==
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==Audio==
{{Audio settings
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{{Audio
 
|separate volume          = true
 
|separate volume          = true
 
|separate volume notes    = Music and sound.
 
|separate volume notes    = Music and sound.
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  |notes    =  
 
  |notes    =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
|fan notes =
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{L10n/switch
 
{{L10n/switch
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  |notes    =  
 
  |notes    =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
|fan notes =
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{L10n/switch
 
{{L10n/switch
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  |notes    =  
 
  |notes    =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
|fan notes =
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{L10n/switch
 
{{L10n/switch
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  |notes    =  
 
  |notes    =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
|fan notes =
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{L10n/switch
 
{{L10n/switch
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  |notes    =  
 
  |notes    =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
|fan notes =
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{L10n/switch
 
{{L10n/switch
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  |notes    =  
 
  |notes    =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
|fan notes =
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{L10n/switch
 
{{L10n/switch
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  |notes    =  
 
  |notes    =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
|fan notes =
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{L10n/switch
 
{{L10n/switch
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  |notes    =  
 
  |notes    =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
|fan notes =
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{L10n/switch
 
{{L10n/switch
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  |notes    =  
 
  |notes    =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
|fan notes =
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
}}
 
}}
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|directdraw versions    =  
 
|directdraw versions    =  
 
|directdraw notes      =  
 
|directdraw notes      =  
|opengl versions        =  
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|opengl versions        = 1.4
 
|opengl notes          =  
 
|opengl notes          =  
 
|glide versions        =  
 
|glide versions        =  
 
|glide notes            =  
 
|glide notes            =  
|software mode          =  
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|software mode          = true
 
|software mode notes    =  
 
|software mode notes    =  
 
|mantle support        =  
 
|mantle support        =  
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|shader model versions  =  
 
|shader model versions  =  
 
|shader model notes    =  
 
|shader model notes    =  
|64-bit executable     = unknown
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|windows 32-bit exe    = true
|64-bit executable notes=  
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|windows 64-bit exe    = false
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|windows exe notes      =
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|mac os x powerpc app  =
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|macos intel 32-bit app = unknown
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|macos intel 64-bit app = unknown
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|macos app notes        =
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|linux 32-bit executable= unknown
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|linux 64-bit executable= unknown
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|linux executable notes =  
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
==System requirements==
 
==System requirements==
{{ii}} Minimum 1280x720 screen resolution on all systems.
 
 
{{System requirements
 
{{System requirements
 
|OSfamily = Windows
 
|OSfamily = Windows
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|minRAM  = 2 GB
 
|minRAM  = 2 GB
 
|minHD    = 100 MB
 
|minHD    = 100 MB
|minOGL  = 2.0
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|minOGL  = 1.4
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|minother = 1280x720 screen resolution
 
}}
 
}}
  
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|minHD    = 100 MB
 
|minHD    = 100 MB
 
|minOGL  = 1.4
 
|minOGL  = 1.4
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|minother = 1280x720 screen resolution
 
}}
 
}}
  
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|minHD    = 100 MB
 
|minHD    = 100 MB
 
|minOGL  = 1.4
 
|minOGL  = 1.4
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|minother = 1280x720 screen resolution
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
{{References}}
 
{{References}}

Revision as of 12:25, 3 August 2020

Papers, Please
Papers, Please cover
Developers
Lucas Pope
Publishers
3909
Engines
OpenFL
Release dates
Windows August 8, 2013
macOS (OS X) August 8, 2013
Linux February 12, 2014
Reception
Metacritic 85
IGDB 82
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person, Top-down view
Controls Point and select
Genres Puzzle, Simulation
Art styles Stylized
Themes Cold War, Eastern Europe
Papers, Please on HowLongToBeat
Papers, Please on IGDB
Papers, Please on MobyGames
Papers, Please on Wikipedia

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Icon overlay.png
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
Icon overlay.png
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\LocalLow\3909\PapersPlease\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/PapersPlease/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/3909/PapersPlease/
The settings file is binary and can't be easily edited.
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\LocalLow\3909\PapersPlease\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/PapersPlease/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/3909/PapersPlease/

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video

General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
16:9; other aspect ratios are letterboxed.
All resolutions have black borders around the game.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Window is fully re-sizable.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input

Keyboard and mouse, touch State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Touchscreen optimised
Windowed mode only as of February 2014, no multi-touch support.[1]
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Brazilian Portuguese
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Issues fixed

Runtime error (Windows)

Start the game directly[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Run PapersPlease.exe directly.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 1.4
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 1.4 compatible
Other 1280x720 screen resolution
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 1.4 compatible
Other 1280x720 screen resolution
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 1.4 compatible
Other 1280x720 screen resolution

References