Darkness Within: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder

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Darkness Within: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder
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Developers
Zoetrope Interactive
Publishers
Iceberg Interactive
Release dates
Windows August 14, 2009
Reception
Metacritic 52
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives First-person
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Pre-rendered graphics, Stylized
Themes Contemporary, Horror
Series Darkness Within
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General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

External configuration tool accessed with <path-to-game>\Config.exe.
External configuration tool accessed with <path-to-game>\Config.exe.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Darkness Within\config.txt
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\Darkness Within\cmdline.txt
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/298930/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Darkness Within\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/298930/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
In-game advanced settings.
In-game advanced settings.
External configuration tool creates file cmdline.txt, which game applies during every launch. It has higher priority than main config file config.txt, see Configuration file(s) location.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Stretched by default. See Aspect ratio.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Stretched by default. See Aspect ratio.
4K Ultra HD
Stretched by default. See Aspect ratio.
Field of view (FOV)
Set with external configuration tool or in config.txt. Value defines vertical 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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Uncapped by default. Custom value can be set with external configuration tool. FMV cutscenes are 25 fps.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Aspect ratio[edit]

Game uses 4:3 aspect ratio by default.
FMV cutscenes are stretched with any aspect ratio except 4:3.
Set custom aspect ratio in config file[1]
  1. Go to %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Darkness Within.
  2. Open the config.txt file with Notepad or other text editor.
  3. Change value of aspect to the ratio of width/height of desired resolution, e.g.:
    1. 1.25000 - 5:4
    2. 1.33333 - 4:3
    3. 1.77778 - 16:9
    4. 2.33333 - 21:9
    5. 2.37037 - 2560x1080
  4. Save the file.
  5. Launch the game.

Input settings[edit]

In-game gameplay settings.
In-game gameplay settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Keyboard is not used during gameplay.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Fan translation, download.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz Intel Pentium processor
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1100 MB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/298930/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (298930) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References