Defense Grid: The Awakening

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Defense Grid: The Awakening
Defense Grid: The Awakening cover
Developers
Hidden Path Entertainment
macOS (OS X) Virtual Programming[1]
Engines
Gamebryo
Release dates
Windows December 8, 2008
macOS (OS X) June 18, 2010
Reception
Metacritic 81
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Genres Tower defense
Series Defense Grid
Defense Grid: The Awakening on HowLongToBeat
Defense Grid: The Awakening on IGDB
Defense Grid: The Awakening on MobyGames
Defense Grid: The Awakening on Wikipedia
Defense Grid
Defense Grid: The Awakening 2008
Defense Grid 2 2014
Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition 2016

General information

Official Hidden Path Forums
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Does not have online leaderboard and stats features either
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Windows
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Windows
Steam
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Containment Bundle also available.
Windows
Developer website (unavailable)
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Activates on Steam, purchased through the Humble Store
Windows
Mac App Store (unavailable)
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macOS (OS X)

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Borderlands DLC
Windows
Containment DLC
Windows
You Monster DLC
Windows
Resurgence Map Pack 1
Windows
Resurgence Map Pack 2
Windows
Resurgence Map Pack 3
Windows
Resurgence Map Pack 4
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config.ini[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/18500/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/18500/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Input settings[edit]

Interface settings.
Interface settings.
Mouse controls.
Mouse controls.
Key rebinding.
Key rebinding.
Controller controls.
Controller controls.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, effects and voice over.
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output[2]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
tested on retail

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon 9600
Nvidia GeForce 6100
DirectX 9 compatible
Shader model 2 support

Notes

  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>/18500/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (18500) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References