Flashback

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Flashback
Flashback cover
Developers
Paul Cuisset
Publishers
Microïds
Engines
Unity 2018[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows November 29, 2018
macOS (OS X) November 29, 2018[citation needed]
Flashback guide on StrategyWiki
Flashback on MobyGames
Flashback on Wikipedia
Flashback
Flashback: The Quest for Identity 1993
Fade to Black 1995
Flashback (2013) 2013
Flashback 2018
Flashback 2 2022

Key points

Remaster of Flashback: The Quest for Identity.

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Replace the video files in the game folder[2]
  1. Create a 0:00 .mp4 file and name it microids.mp4.
  2. Replace microids.mp4 in <path-to-game>\Flashback_Data\StreamingAssets\Movies with that file.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Microids\Flashback\OPTIONS
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microids\Flashback\
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/961620/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Microids\Flashback\
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/961620/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Launcher graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4:3 pillarboxed with optional blurred side panels.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter (or see the glossary page).
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
On/off toggle.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Gameplay is capped at 30 FPS.[3]
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard controls.
Keyboard controls.
Gamepad controls.
Gamepad controls.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Sound Effects
Surround sound
Subtitles
No spoken voices.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 204 MB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.13
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 412 MB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.2.17f1[1]
  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>/961620/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (961620) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-07-29
  2. Verified by User:DanianA on 2020-08-22
    Tested on Windows.
  3. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-07-29
    Tested on 60 Hz display.