Pid

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Pid
Pid cover
Developers
Might and Delight
Engines
Unity 3[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows October 31, 2012
macOS (OS X) October 31, 2012
Reception
Metacritic 63
IGDB 63
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Scrolling, Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Platform
Art styles Stylized
Themes Sci-fi
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Warnings

The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Might and Delight\Pid\
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/218740/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Saves\[Note 3]
macOS (OS X)
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\218740\remote\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/218740/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Can also be toggled with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter, then select the desktop resolution in-game.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Can be disabled in the graphics card control panel.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.[2]

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound.
Surround sound
2.0 Stereo
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D, Z3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Shared-screen.
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP2
Processor (CPU) 2.6 GHz single core
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0 compatible

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 3.5.3f3[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>/218740/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (218740) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
  3. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References

  1. Verified by User:Vetle on 2017-06-02
  2. New 120Hz Games Report