A Short Hike

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A Short Hike
A Short Hike cover
Developers
adamgryu
Engines
Unity 2018[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows April 5, 2019[2]
macOS (OS X) April 5, 2019[2]
Linux July 30, 2019[3]
Reception
Metacritic 78
IGDB 75
A Short Hike on HowLongToBeat
A Short Hike on IGDB
A Short Hike on MobyGames

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (see notes)
DRM-free when launched directly from executable.[4]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
itch.io
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\adamgryu\A Short Hike\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/unity3d/adamgryu/A Short Hike/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\adamgryu\A Short Hike\GameSaveNew.mountain
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/com.adamgryu.AShortHike/GameSaveNew.mountain
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/unity3d/adamgryu/A Short Hike/GameSaveNew.mountain

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video[edit]

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

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Game allows tweaking pixelation to 125%, 150%, 200%, 250%, or max (no pixelation).[5]
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
16:9 pillarboxed.[6] See the related WSGF post for a solution.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Default keyboard controls.
Default keyboard controls.
Gamepad controls.
Gamepad controls.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Added in Patch 1.4.[5]
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes wired
Bluetooth requires DS4Windows, otherwise button and axis mappings are incorrect.
Generic/other controllers
Switch Pro Controller can be used when launching from Steam. To launch the itch.io release from Steam, first use Games → Add a Non-Steam Game to My Library.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Sound Effects, Ambience
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
OpenGL
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
itch.io release contains both executables

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4400
DirectX 11 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4400
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 16.04
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4400

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.4.2f1[1]

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-07-31
  2. 2.0 2.1 A Short Hike - Press Kit - last accessed on 2019-07-31
  3. A Short Hike: The Extra Mile is launching July 30th! - last accessed on 2019-07-31
  4. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-03-12
  5. 5.0 5.1 Version 1.4 - Controller Configuration Patch - A Short Hike by adamgryu
  6. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-07-31
    Tested at 2560x1080 custom resolution.