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Alpha Polaris

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Alpha Polaris
Alpha Polaris cover
Developers
Turmoil Games
Engines
Wintermute
Release dates
Windows October 21, 2015
Reception
Metacritic 52
Taxonomy
Monetization Freeware
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Relaxed
Perspectives Cinematic camera
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Pre-rendered graphics, Realistic, Stylized
Themes Arctic, Contemporary, Horror, Supernatural
Alpha Polaris on HowLongToBeat
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Alpha Polaris on Wikipedia

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
DRM-free.[1]
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\TurmoilGames\AlphaPolaris\
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/405780/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Alpha Polaris
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/405780/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video

Settings dialog.
Settings dialog.
In-game options.
In-game options.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
1280x768 or 1280x800.[2][3]
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
None, 2x, 4x, 8x
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Controller types

Audio

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
Fan - #1
German
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Fan translation, download.

Other information

API

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

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel P4
AMD Athlon 64
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1000 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0 compatible


Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data:

References

  1. Verified by User:Mars icecream on 2016-12
    ProtectionID report
  2. Developer response on Steam discussions - last accessed on 17 May 2023
  3. SteamDB launch options - last accessed on 17 May 2023