Man of Medan

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The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan
The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan cover
Developers
Supermassive Games
Publishers
Bandai Namco Entertainment
Engines
Unreal Engine 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows August 30, 2019
Man of Medan on Wikipedia
The Dark Pictures Anthology
Man of Medan 2019
Little Hope 2020

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

A demo is available from Steam.
All versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Curator's Cut Available through preorder only - Available later in 2019 for everyone as a free update
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\ManOfMedan\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/939850/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\ManOfMedan\Saved\SaveGames\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/939850/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game Graphics settings. Not pictured: preset setting
In-game Graphics settings. Not pictured: preset setting
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Letterboxed to 21:9. Use this script as a workaround.
Multi-monitor
Pillarboxed.[1] Use this script as a workaround.
Ultra-widescreen
[2]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen also available
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Available in 4 presets: Off, Medium, High, Ultra
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Toggle available to Limit to 30 FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode
Subtitle Background (High Contrast) and Subtitle Colors (Separate Character Color) available

Input settings[edit]

In-game Control Settings.
In-game Control Settings.
In-game Remapping Settings.
In-game Remapping Settings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Separate Options for exploration and aiming
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Some buttons cannot be remapped.
Controller sensitivity
Option for Mouse Sensitivity does not affect controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
can be selected in the options Menu to either show Xbox or Dualshock Inputs
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
Hotplugging doesn't work once in-game. Going back to the Main Menu seems to detect the controller again
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

In-game Audio and Language Settings.
In-game Audio and Language Settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Separate audio sliders for Master, Music, Dialogue, SFX
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Issues fixed[edit]

Fixing video playback for Windows 7 and 10 users[edit]

Modifying the video files with a patcher
  1. Download Man of Medan Video Fix.
  2. Extract the fix to <path-to-game>.
  3. Run Apply_Patch.bat and wait while it finishes. When it's finished confirm with any button and enjoy.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
5 Co-op, Hot seat
Playable through the "Movie Night" game mode with 2-5 players.
LAN play
Online play
2 Co-op

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-3470
AMD FX-8350
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 80 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti
AMD Radeon HD 7870
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit system is required.

Notes

  1. Unreal Engine 4 engine build: 4.20.3.0
  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>/939850/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (939850) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan 32:9 and 48:9 - last accessed on 2019-08-31
  2. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2019-08-30
    Tested at 2560x1080 custom resolution. The vertical FOV matched that of 1920x1080