Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth

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Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth
Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth cover
Developers
Daedalic Entertainment
Engines
Visionaire
Release dates
Windows August 15, 2017
macOS (OS X) August 15, 2017
Linux August 15, 2017
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General information

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

Availability[edit]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\The Pillars of the Earth\
macOS (OS X) $HOME/Library/Application Support/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/The Pillars of the Earth/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/The Pillars of the Earth/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\The Pillars of the Earth\Savegames\
macOS (OS X) $HOME/Library/Application Support/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/The Pillars of the Earth/Savegames/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/The Pillars of the Earth/Savegames/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Origin
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

External settings.
External settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game interface settings.
In-game interface settings.

Input settings[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
Camera is static.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Camera is static.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes unknown
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Control methods are different and switch to the last device being used. Mouse uses point-and-click scheme, controller moves character and provides interaction prompts for nearby objects.
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts

Audio settings[edit]

In-game language settings.
In-game language settings.
In-game sound settings.
In-game sound settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Effect, Speech, Global, Sound, Movie
Surround sound
7.0 Surround
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Turkish

Issues fixed[edit]

During Book 3 Chapter 5 after initiating dialog on a castle wall both characters just stand and blink, but nothing happens[edit]

Avoid bug by waiting until other person moves first[1][2]
  1. Exit the game by pressing Alt+F4.
  2. Start the game again, choose Continue and approach that person again.
  3. Go back to previous location and return.
  4. Wait until the person moves.
  5. Initiate the dialog.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
OpenGL
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio OpenAL

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 2.8 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 13500 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
AMD Radeon HD 6670
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 2.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 13500 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel Iris Graphics 550
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04
Processor (CPU) 2.8 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 13500 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
AMD Radeon HD 6670
1 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.

References