Shadowrun Chronicles - Boston Lockdown

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Shadowrun Chronicles
Shadowrun Chronicles cover
Developers
Cliffhanger Productions
Publishers
Nordic Games[2]
Engines
Unity 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows April 28, 2015
macOS (OS X) April 28, 2015
Linux April 28, 2015
Reception
Metacritic 61
OpenCritic 61
IGDB 65
Taxonomy
Modes Multiplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Genres Tactical RPG
Themes Cyberpunk, Fantasy, North America
Series Shadowrun
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Shadowrun Chronicles - Boston Lockdown on Wikipedia

Warnings

This game requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.

Shadowrun
Shadowrun 2007
Shadowrun Returns 2013
Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut 2014
Shadowrun Chronicles - Boston Lockdown 2015
Shadowrun: Hong Kong 2015

Key points

Servers shut down permanently on November 30, 2018.[1]

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Windows
macOS (OS X)
All versions require Steam DRM and a constant internet connection for all game modes.[4]

Version differences[edit]

Deluxe Edition contains Infected!, in-game extra weapons, items and armour, as well as soundtrack, quick Start, mini Adventure and campaign book.[citation needed]
Runner's Edition contains soundtrack, quick Start, mini Adventure and campaign book.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Infected!
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Deluxe Upgrade
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Missions Works for both base game and Infected!
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
5th Edition Rules
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Boston Lockdown Campaign Book
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Cliffhanger\Shadowrun Chronicles\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Preferences/unity.Cliffhanger.Shadowrun Chronicles.plist
Linux
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/267750/pfx/[Note 2]
Save game data is stored online.
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

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

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter.
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

Input[edit]

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

Audio[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, sounds, ambiance, voices, interface.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7, 9
OpenGL
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer Steamworks Used as an authenticator for automatically logging into games account.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8.1
Processor (CPU) 2.0+ GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia or ATI graphics card
1 GB of VRAM
Other Broadband internet connection
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) 2.0+ GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia or ATI graphics card
1 GB of VRAM
Other Broadband internet connection
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04
Processor (CPU) 2.0+ GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia or ATI graphics card with dedicated drivers
1 GB of VRAM
Other Broadband internet connection

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 4.6.7f1[3]
  2. 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>/267750/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (267750) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References