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Interdimensional Games
Release dates
Windows January 6, 2014
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Immersive sim
Themes Sci-fi
Series Consortium
Consortium on Wikipedia
Consortium 2014
Consortium: The Tower EA

General information Community Discussions Support Page
Official website
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Master Edition.
Humble Store
Master Edition.
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DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Soundtrack and Discoveries MP3

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use -novid command line argument[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\consortium\cfg[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/264240/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\consortium\SAVE[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/264240/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud


Video settings.
Video settings.
Advanced video settings.
Advanced video settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
HUD elements are stretched.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
75-90°. See also Useful console commands.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA only with Low, Medium, High and Very High options.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Double and triple buffering only.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.


Keyboard/Mouse settings.
Keyboard/Mouse settings.
Controller settings.
Controller settings.


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master and music only.
Surround sound
5.1 and 4 speakers.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Latin American Spanish

Issues unresolved[edit]

Crash to desktop[edit]

It has been reported that the game crashes to desktop at certain situations.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Distorted audio[edit]

Some users reported having distorted, noisy audio during gameplay. A temporary solution is saving and reloading.[9][10]

Flickering lights[edit]

Apparently the game has rendering problems on Windows XP. Some XP users reported having flickering lights/screen issues which makes everything brighter.[11][12] Also it should be noted that the game does not officially support Windows XP.

Freezing at loading screen[edit]

Some users reported the game freezes at the loading screen.[13][14] Developers claimed that on lower spec machines the game can take a little bit longer to load.[15]

Subtitles display multiple times[edit]

Some users reported subtitles display multiple times.[16][17][18][19] It has also been reported that restarting the game solved the problem for some users.[2][20]

Issues fixed[edit]

Complete changelog of all patches can be found here.

Other information[edit]

Useful console commands[edit]

Command Option Description
cl_fov # Adjusts field of view.
cl_showfps 0,1,2 Draws a Frames Per Second (FPS) counter at the top of the screen.
cvarlist Shows the list of convars/concommands.
r_post_ssao 0,1 Disables or enables SSAO.
r_signal_fx 0,1 Disables or enables signal effects on UI.

Other information[edit]


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

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.5 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 64 2.7 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
AMD Radeon HD 4890
DirectX 9.0c compatible


  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/264240/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (264240) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.