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Eldritch

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Eldritch
Eldritch cover
Developers
Minor Key Games
Release dates
Windows October 21, 2013
macOS (OS X) October 21, 2013
Linux October 21, 2013
Reception
Metacritic 77
IGDB 81
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Eldritch on HowLongToBeat
Eldritch on IGDB
Eldritch on MobyGames
Eldritch on Wikipedia

Key points

Runs very well on lower end systems including modern integrated graphics.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
itch.io
DRM-free
Soundtrack available in MP3 and FLAC
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
Can be run without the Steam client.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Game's source code is available for free here.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Mountains of Madness Free DLC included with latest version.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements

mEldritch

Only works with the Legacy version of Eldritch. (Versions prior to build 400)[1]

mEldritch is a community-supported version of the Eldritch source code that has been modified to allow easier modding support. Note that the original game is required to use it (either the Humble or Steam version).

Further details and download links can be found on the official website.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Eldritch Reanimated\prefs.cfg
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Eldritch/prefs.cfg
Linux ~/.local/share/Eldritch Reanimated/prefs.cfg
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Eldritch Reanimated\main.eldritchmastersave
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Eldritch/main.eldritchmastersave
Linux ~/.local/share/Eldritch Reanimated/main.eldritchmastersave

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
HUD does not scale well.
Field of view (FOV)
60-120°. Default is 80°. If numbers are not shown change language temporarily to English.[citation needed]
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Selecting desktop resolution from list while windowed automatically changes to borderless windowed mode.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA on/off toggle.[2]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Set Fixed Timestep option to off.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input

Input settings.
Input settings.
Key rebinding.
Key rebinding.

Audio

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music
Surround sound
Subtitles
No speech.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game pauses which mutes effects.
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
Danish
Finnish
French
German
Hungarian
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Ukrainian

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2 OS X and Linux only.
Shader Model support 3
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio SoLoud Formerly FMOD.[3]

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6 Snow Leopard
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8 series or equivalent
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8 series or equivalent

References

  1. mEldritch Steam Discussion
  2. Eldritch :: ELDRITCH REANIMATED - last accessed on 2019-08-16
    "FXAA"
  3. 2019 source code release - last accessed on 2021-07-04
    "For the first time in over five years, I've uploaded the source code for Eldritch. ... This replaces FMOD with the open source SoLoud audio engine, and supports the current Steam version (minus Steam libs, and redacted to avoid cheevo/leaderboard hacking)."