Murder by Numbers

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Murder by Numbers
Murder by Numbers cover
Developers
Mediatonic
Publishers
The Irregular Corporation
Engines
Unity 2018[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows March 6, 2020
Reception
Metacritic 78
OpenCritic 80
IGDB 71
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Relaxed
Perspectives Flip screen, Side view
Controls Point and select
Genres Puzzle, Visual novel
Art styles Anime
Themes Contemporary, Detective/mystery, North America
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Murder by Numbers on Wikipedia

General information

Developer Discord server
Visual Novel Database article
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
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Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Collector's Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Collector's Edition also available.
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Soundtrack & Artbook
Windows

Version differences[edit]

The Collector's Edition includes the base game and the Soundtrack & Artbook.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Mediatonic\Murder By Numbers\settings.txt
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Mediatonic\Murder by Numbers\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1140290/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Mediatonic\Murder By Numbers\save*.txt
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Mediatonic\Murder By Numbers\MemoryProgress.txt
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1140290/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

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

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Uses OS cursor.
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
Music, SFX
Surround sound
Stereo.[6]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Certain sound effects (e.g. doors unlocking) are captioned as part of the game script.
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Japanese

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon R9 285
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Integrated GPUs may work but are not supported.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.4.5f1[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>/1140290/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1140290) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:thesmashingone on 2020-03-07
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-03-18
    Tested at 2560x480 custom resolution.
  3. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-03-18
    Tested at 2560x1080 custom resolution.
  4. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-03-18
    Tested at 50 Hz, 60 Hz.
  5. Verified by User:Cptmold on 2020-03-18
    Tested at 144 Hz / 144 FPS using RivaTuner Statistics Server.
  6. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-03-18
    Tested with Special K.