Cogs

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Cogs
Cogs cover
Developers
Lazy 8 Studios
Linux Ryan C. Gordon
Publishers
Lazy 8 Studios
Release dates
Windows April 14, 2009
macOS (OS X) March 4, 2011
Linux July 26, 2011
Reception
Metacritic 73
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives Side view
Controls Point and select
Genres Puzzle
Art styles Stylized
Themes Steampunk
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Cogs is a singleplayer side view puzzle game.

General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GamersGate
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Demo also available.
Windows
Humble Store
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Monetization[edit]

Type Notes
One-time game purchase The game requires an upfront purchase to access.

Microtransactions[edit]

Type Notes
No microtransactions None

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Lazy 8 Studios\Cogs\cogs.ini
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Cogs/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Lazy 8 Studios\Cogs\playerInfo.dat
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Cogs/
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/26500/remote/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only 800x600, 1024x768 and 1280x960 available.
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)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Labeled as "Frame Sync".
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

In-game language settings.
In-game language settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
No speech.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2.0 macOS/OS X and Linux only.
Shader Model support 3
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 120 MB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) Intel
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 320 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Linux
Processor (CPU) 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 120 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible

References

  1. Touch-friendly games - last accessed on 15 September 2022