Bad Dream: Coma

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Bad Dream: Coma
Bad Dream: Coma cover
Developers
Desert Fox
Publishers
PlayWay
Engines
GameMaker
Release dates
Windows March 9, 2017
macOS (OS X) March 9, 2017
Reception
Metacritic 79
Taxonomy
Series Bad Dream
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Warnings

The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

Key points

The game is hardlocked to 30 FPS with no way off increasing/removing the lock.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Modify the config.ini[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open config.ini
  3. Change logo = 1.00000 to logo = 0.00000
  4. Save the file and set it to Read-only.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Bad_dream_Coma\
macOS (OS X) $HOME/Library/Application Support/com.desertfox.baddreamcoma/
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/538070/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Bad_dream_Coma\
macOS (OS X) $HOME/Library/Application Support/com.desertfox.baddreamcoma/
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/538070/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Does not sync between Windows and OS X versions.

Video[edit]

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

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Anamorphic (STRETCHED option) or no scaling (CENTER option) 1280x720 (16:9).
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Pillarboxed 16:9.
4K Ultra HD
Scaled from 1280x720.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
The only windowed resolutions are 1280x720 and 1024x576.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
not needed.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Hardlocked to 30 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

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
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
General, Music, SFX.
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL
OS X only.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.9
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB

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>/538070/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (538070) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References