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Release dates
Windows April 24, 2013
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General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website (unavailable)
GOG.com (unavailable)
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Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/223450/pfx/[Note 2]
game.conf is the config file for this game.
bind.conf is the key bindings file for this game.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/223450/remote/
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/223450/pfx/[Note 2]
dyad.save is the save file for this game.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Game is always letterboxed to 16:9.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See Anisotropic filtering (AF).
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.[1]
Color blind mode
Game was designed to work with certain types of colour-blindness.[2]

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

It's possible to change anisotropic filtering in a config file.
Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open game.conf.
  3. Find the option AnisotropicFiltering and change it to your desired value.

Input settings[edit]


There are no options for keyboard remapping in the game, however all the bindings can be found in a config file.
Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open bind.conf.
  3. Change the second value in a line to remap the button. E.g. to change Pause to O, change Pause, p, JOY8 to Pause, o, JOY8.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Issues fixed[edit]

Game crashes on start-up[edit]

Use the executable parameter default[citation needed]

Add default to the command line arguments.

Full screen mode only shows the loading, then a black screen[edit]

Edit game.conf[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open game.conf.
  3. Modify the "ScreenWidth" and ScreenHeight to 4:3 values, like 1024x768.
  4. If this doesn't work, try different proportions.

Other information[edit]

Command line parameters[edit]

See command line arguments on how to use the following options.
Parameter Description
default Uses the default config.
screenwidth Y
screenheight X
Sets width/height to custom values, both must be specified.
fullscreen Forces fullscreen mode.
windowed Forces windowed mode.


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB


  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).
  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>/223450/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (223450) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.