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Quantum Conundrum

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Quantum Conundrum
Quantum Conundrum cover
Airtight Games
Square Enix
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows June 21, 2012
Metacritic 77
Monetization DLC
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Platform, Puzzle
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Sci-fi
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General information

Steam Community Discussions


All versions require Steam DRM.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
The Desmond Debacle

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\UnrealEngine3\TryGame\Config\
<path-to-game>\TryGame\Config\[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\Engine\Config\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/200010/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\200010\remote\profile.bin
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/200010/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Video settings.
Video settings.

Borderless fullscreen windowed

Use GeDoSaTo[citation needed]
  1. Install and run GeDoSaTo.
  2. Click Edit Settings and create a profile named TryGame-Win32-Shipping.
  3. Add forceBorderlessFullscreen true to the text editor and save.
  4. Click User Whitelist and add TryGame-Win32-Shipping and save.
  5. Leave the tool open and run the game in fullscreen mode.

Anisotropic filtering (AF)

Change Anisotropic Filtering(AF) Level[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Engine\Config\
  2. Open BaseEngine.ini.
  3. Find the line MaxAnisotropy.
  4. Change the value to desired level and save your changes.

Vertical sync (Vsync)

Disable Vsync[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Engine\Config\
  2. Open BaseEngine.ini.
  3. Change UseVsync=True to UseVsync=False.

High frame rate

Change frame rate smoothing[citation needed]

Warning: Due to a physics bug, frame rates of 195 or higher make the "Stairway to Fluffy" level unsolvable under some circumstances, and frame rates of 206 or higher make it completely unsolvable.

  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open BaseEngine.ini.
  3. Search and change bSmoothFrameRate to FALSE or raise MaxSmoothedFrameRate value.
  4. Save file.
For more information, see the Unreal Engine 3 page.


Input settings, Keyboard.
Input settings, Keyboard.
Input settings, Controller.
Input settings, Controller.

Controller remapping

Controller Remapping[citation needed]
  1. Go to %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\UnrealEngine3\TryGame\Config\
  2. Open TryInput.ini
  3. Under [AirFramework.AirPlayerInput] find the last 9 lines beginning with Bindings=(Name="XboxTypeS_
  4. Change these controls as prefered.


Button prompts will not match


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Dialogue, Master, Music, SFX
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

VR support

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Quantum Conundrum.

Issues fixed

The game closes while starting

Add a shortcut command line[1]
  1. Navigate to <path-to-game>\Binaries\Win32\
  2. Make a shortcut of TryGame-Win32-Shipping.exe
  3. Right click the shortcut, go to Properties and add -seekfreeloadingpcconsole at the end of Target path

Other information


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Wwise
Interface Scaleform

.ini FPS Boost

Available for both mid and low-spec computers
.ini Hotfix[2]
  1. Download the tweaked .ini file.
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\Engine\Config
  3. Replace BaseEngine.ini with the downloaded file.

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 (SP1)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz
AMD Athlon x2 64 3800+
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.75 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
ATI Radeon HD 2900
512 MB of VRAM


  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).
  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>/200010/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (200010) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.