Runaway: A Twist of Fate

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Runaway: A Twist of Fate
Runaway: A Twist of Fate cover
Péndulo Studios
Focus Home Interactive
Release dates
Windows November 26, 2009
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General information

Official website
Official forum Community Discussions for game series Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Essential improvements[edit]


The latest official patch for retail release is 1.11.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\ratof.config[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/58560/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %PROGRAMDATA%\Pendulo Studios\RATOF\SAVEGAME\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/58560/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General options.
General options.
Configuration tool.
Configuration tool.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Runs at 1280x720. Higher resolutions are letterboxed or windowboxed.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 50 FPS.
Resolution can be set with an external Configuration Tool. Run <path-to-game>\RATOF-Config.exe or use a Start Menu shortcut.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Only Master volume can be adjusted.
Surround sound
Central speaker not used for dialogues.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Retail release only.
Retail release only (or

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) XP SP2
Processor (CPU) Intel Celeron 1.7 GHz
AMD Duron 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB (XP)
1 GB (Vista/7)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce FX 5500
ATI Radeon 9500
Intel GMA 3000
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible


  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>/58560/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (58560) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.