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Revision as of 14:59, 25 October 2021

Q.U.B.E.: Director's Cut
Q.U.B.E.: Director's Cut cover
Developers
Toxic Games
macOS (OS X) Minority
Linux Minority
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows May 21, 2014[1]
macOS (OS X) September 29, 2015
Linux September 29, 2015
Taxonomy
Series Q.U.B.E.
Q.U.B.E.: Director's Cut on MobyGames
Q.U.B.E.: Director's Cut on Wikipedia
Q.U.B.E.
Q.U.B.E. 2011
Q.U.B.E.: Director's Cut 2014
Q.U.B.E. 2 2018

Key points

Updated version of Q.U.B.E.

General information

Official website
Official FAQ
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Via Humble Widget.
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Amazon.com
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam owners of the original version receive the Director's Cut for free.[2]

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Use the -nostartupmovies command line argument

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\QUBEGame\Config\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/ToxicGames/QUBE/QUBEGame/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Binaries\Win32\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/ToxicGames/QUBE/QUBEGame/
The saved game files are called SaveGame.bin and, for the Against the Clock game mode saves, SaveGameALTATQ.bin and SaveGameATQ.bin.

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video

In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.

Field of view (FOV)

Field of view (FOV)[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\QUBEGame\Config
  2. Open QUBEgame.ini
  3. At the end add: Bindings=(Name="f",Command="FOV 110",Control=False,Shift=False,Alt=False,bIgnoreCtrl=False,bIgnoreShift=False,bIgnoreAlt=False)
  4. Save the file
  5. Press F ingame to change the FOV

High frame rate

Change frame rate smoothing[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open QUBEEngine.ini.
  3. Search and change bSmoothFrameRate to FALSE or raise MaxSmoothedFrameRate value.
  4. Save file.
For more information, see the Unreal Engine 3 page.

Input

In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.

Audio

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

VR support

Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
Oculus Rift
DK1 only. LibOVRWrapper might work for this game.
OSVR
Windows Mixed Reality
Devices Native Notes
Tracked motion controllers
Traditional controller
See Input for details.
Keyboard/Mouse

Issues fixed

Various problems can be fixed through the use of the game's Official FAQ page.

Issues starting the game

Re-install the game and the pre-requisite install file[3]

Locate and run the following file: <path-to-game>\Binaries\Redist\UE3Redist.exe

If this doesn't work you may not have the latest releases of the following programs installed. Check the following websites for installs of programs necessary to run Q.U.B.E.:
64-bit Users may be required to install both x86 and x64 versions of each C++ Redistributable package in order to play Q.U.B.E.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL
Linux Version
Shader Model support 3
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP2
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8000 series
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

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