Pathologic

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Pathologic
Pathologic cover
Developers
Ice-Pick Lodge
Publishers
Buka Entertainment
G2 Games
Release dates
Windows June 9, 2005
Pathologic on Wikipedia
Pathologic
Pathologic 2005
Pathologic Classic HD 2015
Pathologic: The Marble Nest 2016
Pathologic 2 2019

This page is for the original release. For the updated version, see Pathologic Classic HD.

Key points

Support for any resolution besides 4:3 displays must be enabled via the Pathologic Widescreen Support Addon.
Poor English translation.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com
DRM details are not known
Windows
GamersGate
Error: DRM 'GamersGate' not recognised
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Bundled with Pathologic Classic HD.
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\data[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Saves[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings

Widescreen resolution

Pathologic only supports 4:3 resolutions of 800x600, 1024x768, and 1280x1024.
Use Pathologic Widescreen Support Addon[citation needed]
Only supports 1280x800, 1360х768, 1366х768, 1440х900, 1600х900, 1680х1050, 1920х1080, and 1920х1200 resolutions.

Field of view (FOV)

Change FOV via console[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\data\
  2. Open config.ini.
  3. Add EnableConsole = 1 under [General] header.
  4. Start new game, open console with ~, then type fov # to change FOV.

Input settings

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

Audio settings

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Russian
English
Considered to be of poor quality, though most certainly playable.
Italian
Exclusive to the Italian retail release.
German
Polish
Mod on Mod DB.

Issues fixed

Low frame rate

Low frame rate[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\data\
  2. Open config.ini.
  3. Change FrameSync= from 0 to 1.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio OpenAL
Cutscenes Windows Media Video

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, Me, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
System memory (RAM) 384 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB

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