Catyph: The Kunci Experiment

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Catyph: The Kunci Experiment
Catyph: The Kunci Experiment cover
Simon Says: Play!
Release dates
Windows May 11, 2016
Series The Black Cube
Catyph: The Kunci Experiment on MobyGames
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Key points

Contains both Original Edition and Light Edition. List of differences can be found here.
Some of the puzzles rely on colors and sound.

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config.ini[Note 1]
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Simon Says Play\Catyph\config.ini
<path-to-game>\addon\Light Edition\config.ini
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Simon Says Play\Catyph Light Edition\config.ini
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/396870/pfx/[Note 2]
The Original Edition uses <path-to-game>\config.ini and %LOCALAPPDATA%\Simon Says Play\Catyph\config.ini.
The Light Edition uses <path-to-game>\addon\Light Edition\config.ini and %LOCALAPPDATA%\Simon Says Play\Catyph Light Edition\config.ini.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Simon Says Play\Catyph\Savegames\
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Simon Says Play\Catyph Light Edition\Savegames\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/396870/pfx/[Note 2]
Game saves are not compatible between Original and Light Edition.
The Original Edition uses %LOCALAPPDATA%\Simon Says Play\Catyph\Savegames\.
The Light Edition uses %LOCALAPPDATA%\Simon Says Play\Catyph Light Edition\Savegames\.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Launcher edition settings.
Launcher edition settings.
In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Letterboxed 2.40:1.
Letterboxed 2.40:1.
4K Ultra HD
Game uses desktop resolution. 1920x800 scaled up and letterboxed.
Field of view (FOV)
Toggle with Alt+ Enter, for permanent setting see Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
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
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.


Play in Windowed mode
  1. Go to <path-to-game> for Original Edition or <path-to-game>\addon\Light Edition\ for Light Edition.
  2. Open the config.ini file with Notepad or other text editor.
  3. Change the value of FULLSCREEN to false.


Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse-only game.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Mouse does not move camera up/down.
Controller support


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound, Speech, Movie, Global. See Separate volume controls.
Surround sound
2.0 Stereo
Always on.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Separate volume controls[edit]

Does not work for the Light Edition.
Tweaking volume controls[2]
  1. Go to %LOCALAPPDATA%\Simon Says Play\Catyph\.
  2. Open the config.ini file with Notepad or other text editor.
  3. Change the values of MusicVolume, SoundVolume, SpeechVolume, MovieVolume, GlobalVolume in the range 0-100.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11 Light Edition only.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Non-Dedicated (shared) video card
512 MB Shared of VRAM
OpenGL 2.0 compatible


  1. 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).
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/396870/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (396870) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.