A Fisherman's Tale

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A Fisherman's Tale
A Fisherman's Tale cover
Developers
Innerspace VR
Publishers
Vertigo Games
Engines
Unreal Engine 4[1]
Release dates
Windows January 22, 2019
Reception
Metacritic 78
OpenCritic 72
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person, Cinematic camera
Controls Gestures
Genres Adventure, Puzzle
Art styles Realistic
Themes Contemporary
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Warnings

This game requires a virtual reality headset (see VR support for details).

A Fisherman's Tale is a narrative puzzle for VR featuring droste effect as main gameplay mechanic, it was developed by Innerspace VR and published by Vertigo Games.

It was released on Steam, Oculus Rift, Viveport and Playstation VR, at January 22th, 2019.

November 28th, 2019, game was additionally released for Oculus Quest, with additional updates also provided to all other versions of the game, including support for Valve Index and HTC Vive Cosmos as well as refinements on games mechanics.[2][3]

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
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Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Oculus Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
Viveport Included with Viveport Infinity.
Windows

Version differences[edit]

Deluxe Edition includes soundtrack and art pack.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/559330/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Fisherman\Saved\SaveGames\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/559330/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

This game requires a virtual reality headset (see VR support for details).
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Windowed
Fullscreen by default, Alt+ Enter to toggle.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Keyboard not used at all.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse not used at all.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller types
Tracked motion controllers
Button/gesture prompts
At least Valve index.
Additional information
Haptic feedback

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Simplified Chinese
Latin American Spanish
Korean

VR support[edit]

This game requires a virtual reality headset.
Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
Also Valve Index.
Oculus Rift
Steam version does not feature Oculus SDK and provides support through OpenVR compatibility.[4] Buy from Oculus Store for native Oculus SDK support.
OSVR
Windows Mixed Reality
Devices Native Notes
Tracked motion controllers
See Input for details.
Traditional controller
Keyboard/Mouse
Play area Native Notes
Seated
Standing
Room-scale

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-4590
AMD FX-8350
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 970
AMD Radeon R9 290
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/559330/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (559330) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Marioysikax on 2021-09-21
  2. A Fisherman's Tale on Facebook - last accessed on 2021-09-21
    "Thanks to the development of the Oculus Quest version, the development team took the various improvements in handling and controls, and implemented them into the existing PC platforms as well!"
  3. Steam news: A Fisherman's Tale - Reel in the Headsets & Controller update! - last accessed on 2021-09-21
  4. steamgameswithnativesupport - /r/oculus - last accessed on 2020-01-29