Cradle

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Cradle
Cradle cover
Developers
Flying Cafe for Semianimals
Engines
Unigine
Release dates
Windows July 24, 2015
Linux July 24, 2015
Reception
Metacritic 65
OpenCritic 75
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Adventure
Vehicles Hovercraft
Art styles Realistic
Themes Asia, Cyberpunk
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General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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Windows
Linux
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Cradle\cradle.cfg[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\bin\profiles\game.data
<path-to-game>\cradle.cfg
Linux $HOME/.Cradle/cradle.cfg
<path-to-game>/bin/profiles/game.data
<path-to-game>/cradle.cfg
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.
game.data contains both save data and settings that are changed in the game interface.
%USERPROFILE%\Cradle\cradle.cfg / $HOME/.Cradle/cradle.cfg contains advanced settings.
<path-to-game>\cradle.cfg contains default settings and is used in the last place.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\bin\profiles\game.data[Note 1]
Linux <path-to-game>/bin/profiles/game.data
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\361550\remote\data.xml
Steam Cloud enabled: data.xml is used as a save file, disabled: game.data is used.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

General Settings.
General Settings.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Custom resolutions[2]
  1. Make sure the line <item name="video_mode" type="int">-1</item> reads the same in these three files:
  2. Now edit these two lines to your desired resolution in the two cradle.cfg files:
    • <item name="video_height" type="int">1080</item>
    • <item name="video_width" type="int">1920</item>
  3. For a resizable window, change this line in the two cradle.cfg files:
    • <item name="video_resizable" type="int">1</item>

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

Change AF by editing configuration file[3]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\bin\profiles\.
  2. Open game.data with Notepad or other text editor.
  3. Using the Find function (Ctrl+F), search for "render_anisotropy". There will be exactly one entry.
  4. Change the value, available options are:
    • 0 - level 1
    • 1 - level 2
    • 2 - level 4
    • 3 - level 8
    • 4 - level 16
  5. Save the file.

Input[edit]

Gamepad controls layout.
Gamepad controls layout.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Small amount of positive acceleration, can't be disabled
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Partial controller support added in Patch 1.02[1]
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Works via HID
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and master volume
Surround sound
2.0 Stereo[4]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Added in Patch 1.04[5]
German
Added in Patch 1.02[1]
Polish
Added in Patch 1.02[1]
Russian
Spanish
Added in Patch 1.03[6]
Turkish
Added in Patch 1.04[5]
Ukrainian

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Cradle.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c, 11
OpenGL
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent AMD
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent AMD
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL compliant card
512 MB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  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).

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