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9th Dawn III

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9th Dawn III
9th Dawn III cover
Unity 2019[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows October 5, 2020
Linux July 19, 2021[2]
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Scrolling, Isometric, Bird's-eye view
Controls Direct control
Genres ARPG, Roguelike
Art styles Pixel art
Themes Fantasy
Series 9th Dawn
9th Dawn III on HowLongToBeat
9th Dawn III on IGDB
9th Dawn III on MobyGames
9th Dawn
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9th Dawn III is a singleplayer and multiplayer scrolling, isometric and bird's-eye view ARPG and roguelike game in the 9th Dawn series.

General information

Official forums
Official controller setup guide for singleplayer and local co-op
Developer Discord server Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Type Notes
One-time game purchase The game requires an upfront purchase to access.


Type Notes
No microtransactions None

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GameBin\launcherSettings.txt[Note 2][Note 3]
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Valorware\9th Dawn III\configB.txt
Linux <path-to-game>/game/launcherSettings.txt[Note 2]
$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/unity3d/Valorware/9th Dawn III/configB.txt
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1154850/pfx/[Note 4]
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location

System Location %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Valorware\9th Dawn III\SaveData\gogsave\*.txt
Steam %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Valorware\9th Dawn III\SaveData\SteamID_<user-id>\*.txt
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/unity3d/Valorware/9th Dawn III/SaveData/gogsave/*.txt
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1154850/pfx/[Note 4]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud


External launcher settings.
External launcher settings.
In-game settings.
In-game settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen is always borderless.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
High-fidelity upscaling
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Game always uses desktop's refresh rate regardless of the selected framerate.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
Ray tracing (RT)
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unity page for more details.


Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Invert Aim option inverts fighting direction - away from monster instead of towards.
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Invert Aim option inverts fighting direction - away from monster instead of towards.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
PlayStation controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Digital movement supported
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Local co-op requires two controllers to start, but main player can seamlessly switch to keyboard/mouse and continue playing using them and even unplug the first controller. Simultaneous input does not work in singleplayer.[4]


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Effects
Surround sound
All dialogue is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game does not pause on focus lost. All sounds stop but music continues playing.
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Requires two controllers.
LAN play
Online play

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Linux only.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 750 MB
Video card (GPU) Integrated
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 18.04
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. Unity engine build: 2019.4.0f1[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 Launcher settings - resolution, framerate, fullscreen mode in a text form.
  3. 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).
  4. 4.0 4.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1154850/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1154850) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Verified by User:Mastan on 2024-01-29
  2. - Release: 9th Dawn III - last accessed on 2021-07-19
  3. Verified by User:Mastan on 2024-01-30
    Tested at 3440x1440 and 3840x1080 custom resolutions.
  4. Verified by User:Mastan on 2024-01-30
  5. Verified by User:Macgovern on 2023-12-28
    Tested both main game and launcher using Detect-It-Easy v3.07.