Gray Matter

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Gray Matter
Gray Matter cover
Developers
Wizarbox
Publishers
Viva Media
DTP Entertainment
Russia Noviy Disk
Release dates
Windows November 12, 2010
Reception
Metacritic 72
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives Cinematic camera
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Pre-rendered graphics, Realistic
Themes Contemporary, Europe
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General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
ProtectDISC Software DRM
Windows
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
DRM-free when launched directly from executable.
Windows
Amazon.com (unavailable)
DRM details are not known
Windows
GOG.com (unavailable)
DRM-free
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\GrayMatter\Profile.dat
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/260570/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\GrayMatter\*.sav
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/260570/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
OneDrive
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Configuration dialog accessed through <path-to-game>\config.exe.
Configuration dialog accessed through <path-to-game>\config.exe.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Letterboxed 16:9.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Game starts, but fails to render anything except menu.
4K Ultra HD
Scrolling inventory in 4K may be impossible.
Backgrounds and text are scaled up SD images.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Configuration dialog, "Rendering" option.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 62 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input[edit]

In-game non-interactive Controls information screen.
In-game non-interactive Controls information screen.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Acceleration is off.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio[edit]

In-game sound settings.
In-game sound settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound Effects, Dialogue
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Retail only
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Shader model 2.0 support

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/260570/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (260570) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References