Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.1 Onikakushi

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Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.1 Onikakushi
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.1 Onikakushi cover
Developers
07th Expansion
Publishers
MangaGamer
Engines
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows May 15, 2015
macOS (OS X) May 15, 2015
Linux May 15, 2015
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives First-person
Genres Visual novel
Art styles Anime
Themes Detective/mystery, Horror
Series Higurashi
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.1 Onikakushi on HowLongToBeat
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.1 Onikakushi on IGDB
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.1 Onikakushi on MobyGames
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.1 Onikakushi on Wikipedia
Higurashi
Subseries of When They Cry
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.1 Onikakushi 2015
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.2 Watanagashi 2015
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.3 Tatarigoroshi 2016
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.4 Himatsubushi 2016
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.5 Meakashi 2017
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.6 Tsumihoroboshi 2018
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.7 Minagoroshi 2019
Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.8 Matsuribayashi 2020

General information

Visual Novel Database article
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Publisher website
DRM-free
NSFW store.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements[edit]

PS3 Voices and Graphics Patch[edit]

Adds the voice acting, graphics, and other features exclusive to the PS3 version of the game. Can restore music tracks that were changed in the April 2019 update.
Save files from the unpatched version or previous patched versions do not always work properly.
Follow instructions on 07th-Mod wiki[2]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Mangagamer\Higurashi When They Cry - Ch.1 Onikakushi
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/MangaGamer/Higurashi When They Cry - Ch.1 Onikakushi
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Mangagamer\higurashi01
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
PS3 patch makes the game 16:9.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Unpatched, backgrounds are 480p and sprites are up to 960p. PS3 patch backgrounds are 1080p and sprites are 1440p.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Labeled as "Fullscreen".
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Runs at screen refresh rate.

Input[edit]

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

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
BGM and Sound.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Disabled by default.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Japanese
PS3 patch adds voice acting from the PS3 version.
Russian
Fan translation by «-07- & tr1ton»

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9 compatible

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.2.2f1[1]

References