Quadrilateral Cowboy

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Quadrilateral Cowboy
Quadrilateral Cowboy cover
Developers
Blendo Games
macOS (OS X) Aaron Melcher
macOS (OS X) Ethan Lee
Linux Aaron Melcher
Linux Ethan Lee
Engines
id Tech 4
Art Book FNA
Release dates
Windows July 25, 2016[1]
macOS (OS X) September 30, 2016[2]
Linux September 30, 2016[2]
Reception
Metacritic 81
OpenCritic 82
IGDB 84
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives First-person
Themes Cyberpunk
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Key points

Full mod support via Steam Workshop.[1]
Source code was made available.[1]

General information

Developer Discord server
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Purchase via Humble Widget.
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
itch.io
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
The game itself doesn't use DRM.[1]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\base\DoomConfig.cfg[Note 1]
%APPDATA%\BlendoGames\Quadrilateral Cowboy\base\DoomConfig.cfg
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/BlendoGames/QuadrilateralCowboy/base/DoomConfig.cfg
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/BlendoGames/QuadrilateralCowboy/base/DoomConfig.cfg
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\base\savegames\[Note 1]
%APPDATA%\BlendoGames\Quadrilateral Cowboy\base\savegames\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/BlendoGames/QuadrilateralCowboy/base/savegames/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/BlendoGames/QuadrilateralCowboy/base/savegames/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Can be toggled in-game.

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
only 21:9
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
60-110° or set g_fov in the console.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 8x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 16x.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 63 FPS. Uncapping increases the game speed.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Mouse smoothing[edit]

Disable m_smooth[citation needed]
  1. Enable and open the debug console.
  2. Type in and enter m_smooth 0.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Game has no dialogue.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Game has no dialogue.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 2.1
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
[3]
Linux
[3]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1200 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT
ATI Radeon HD 5750
1 GB of VRAM
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1200 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia or ATI GPU
1 GB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04 or SteamOS
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1200 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT
ATI Radeon HD 5750
1 GB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Quadrilateral Cowboy FAQ
  2. 2.0 2.1 Update 006: Mac/Linux Release - Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: Quadrilateral Cowboy
  3. 3.0 3.1 Brendon Chung update - last accessed on 2020-10-22
    "Quadrilateral Cowboy's Mac & Linux builds have been updated to 64-bit! Big thanks to Ethan Lee (@flibitijibibo) for making this happen."