Cultist Simulator

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Cultist Simulator
Cultist Simulator cover
Developers
Weather Factory
Engines
Former Unity 2018[Note 1]
Former Unity 2019[Note 2]
Unity 2020[Note 3]
Release dates
Windows May 31, 2018
macOS (OS X) May 31, 2018
Linux May 31, 2018
Reception
Metacritic 71
OpenCritic 78
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Continuous turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Point and select
Genres Board, Time management
Art styles Stylized
Themes Victorian, Lovecraftian, Europe
Series Secret Histories
Cultist Simulator on HowLongToBeat
Cultist Simulator on IGDB
Cultist Simulator on MobyGames
Cultist Simulator on Wikipedia
Secret Histories
Cultist Simulator 2018
Book of Hours 2022

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Anthology Edition also available.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
Humble Store
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Anthology Edition.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
itch.io
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Anthology Edition also available.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
A demo is available from Steam.
The version available through Twitch Prime in July 2019 does not include any DLC, and cannot be upgraded with DLC, as of July 1, 2019.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
The Dancer GOG.com, Humble Store, Steam
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Priest GOG.com, Humble Store, Steam
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Ghoul GOG.com, Humble Store, Steam
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Exile GOG.com, Humble Store, Steam
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Original Soundtrack GOG.com, Humble Store, Steam
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Edit config.ini[4]
  1. Go to the configuration file location.
  2. Open config.ini.
  3. Change skiplogo=0 to skiplogo=1.
  4. Save your changes.

Game data[edit]

Quick access to the game data folder is available via the View Save File or Browse Files buttons in-game.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Weather Factory\Cultist Simulator\config.ini
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Weather Factory\Cultist Simulator\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/biz.weatherfactory.cultistsimulator/config.ini
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Weather Factory/Cultist Simulator/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Weather Factory\Cultist Simulator\save.txt
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/biz.weatherfactory.cultistsimulator/save.txt
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Weather Factory/Cultist Simulator/save.txt

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Launcher video settings.
Launcher video settings.
In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Some keys cannot be rebound.[citation needed]
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound Effects
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
German
Japanese
Russian

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) Post-2012 graphics hardware
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Other 1280x768 resolution
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.11
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) Post-2012 graphics hardware
Other 1280x768 resolution
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Any distribution
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL Core support, post-2012 integrated graphics
Other 1280x768 resolution

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.3.6f1[1]
  2. Unity engine build: 2019.1.0f2[2]
  3. Unity engine build: 2020.1.2f1[3]

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-05-08
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-05-31
  3. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2021-04-21
  4. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2018-08-06