Caves of Qud

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Caves of Qud
Caves of Qud cover
Developers
Freehold Games
Engines
Former Unity 2018[Note 1]
Unity 2020[Note 2]
Release dates
Windows Early access
macOS (OS X) Early access
Linux Early access
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Text-based
Controls Direct control, Text input
Genres Roguelike, Immersive sim
Art styles Pixel art
Themes Post-apocalyptic, Sci-fi
Caves of Qud on IGDB
Caves of Qud on MobyGames

General information

Official Discord server
Official wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Humble Bundle Widget
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
itch.io
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
An extended demo is available from the developers.

Game data[edit]

Launcher video settings.
Launcher video settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Freehold Games\CavesOfQud\PlayerOptions.json
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/com.FreeholdGames.CavesOfQud/PlayerOptions.json
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Freehold Games/CavesOfQud/PlayerOptions.json
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Freehold Games\CavesOfQud\Saves\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/com.FreeholdGames.CavesOfQud/Saves/
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Freehold Games/CavesOfQud/Saves/
This location can be changed using the in-game command -savepath

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Display options (from General Settings).
Display options (from General Settings).
Performance settings.
Performance settings.

Input[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Via launcher or in-game.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Uses Windows sensitivity.
Mouse input in menus
Use Enable Overlay User Interface Elements under Overlay UI settings to enable menu mouse input.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio options (from General Settings).
Audio options (from General Settings).

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Sound Effects, Music
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 9, 11
Shader Model support 3.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz, SSE2 instruction set support
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9 compatible
Shader model 3.0 support
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.11
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz, SSE2 instruction set support
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3 compatible
DirectX 9 compatible
Shader model 3.0 support
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz, SSE2 instruction set support
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3 compatible
DirectX 9 compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.4.2f1[1]
  2. Unity engine build: 2020.1.2f1[2]

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-07-11
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2021-02-06