De Blob

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de Blob
de Blob cover
Developers
Blue Tongue Entertainment
Windows BlitWorks
Publishers
THQ Nordic
Release dates
Windows April 27, 2017
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This page is for the commercial release. For the original freeware release, see The Blob.

General information

Official Website
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete intro videos[citation needed]
  1. Go to the <path-to-game>\de Blob\Data\Movies\
  2. Delete the following files:
  • 00_ChromaCity.bik.ogv
  • logoMovie.bik.ogv
  • THQNORDIC_LOGO_Color_white.bik.ogv

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\setup.ini[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/532320/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\deblob\
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\532320\remote\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/532320/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

De Blob Launcher.
De Blob Launcher.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Gameplay is in pillarboxed 16:9 with occasional letterboxing in cutscenes.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Runs at desktop screen resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, enabled by default.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enabled by default.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode
Gameplay unusually-reliant on color distinction.


Input settings[edit]

De Blob Control Options.
De Blob Control Options.
Camera movement with the mouse is based on distance from center of the screen, as if emulating a Wiimote.

Audio settings[edit]

De Blob Audio Options.
De Blob Audio Options.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, SFX
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Danish
Dutch
Finnish
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Norwegian
Brazilian Portuguese
Mistakenly labeled on Steam as Portuguese.
Swedish
Spanish
Korean
Simplified Chinese

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio FMOD

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Dual Core 2.50 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 310
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (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>/532320/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (532320) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References