Sine Mora EX

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This page is for remastered version. For the original game, see Sine Mora.

Sine Mora EX
Sine Mora EX cover
Digital Reality
Grasshopper Manufacture
Gyroscope Games
Former THQ Nordic
Current HandyGames
Release dates
Windows August 8, 2017
OpenCritic 77
Series Sine Mora
Sine Mora EX on HowLongToBeat
Sine Mora EX on IGDB
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Sine Mora EX on Wikipedia
Sine Mora
Sine Mora 2012
Sine Mora EX 2017

Key points

Updated version of Sine Mora with improved rendering, 4K resolution, optional 16:9 presentation, and new content over the original.
Fixes several issues with the original port.

General information

Publisher Discord server Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Granted to all previous owners of the original Sine Mora free of charge.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Skip intro videos[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open sinemoraex.settings.
  3. Change skip_logos=0 to skip_logos=1.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\*.settings[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/606730/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\SineMoraEX.dat
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\606730\remote\Sine Mora.cfg
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/606730/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]


General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Cinematic aspect ratio gives a wider FOV but with added black bars.
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See Anisotropic filtering (AF).
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Game's ultra graphics quality works as 2x SSAA. See Anti-aliasing (AA).
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Forced on by default. Used as frame rate cap.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Exclusive fullscreen forces 60Hz refresh rate. Software cap is automatically applied if the game detects frame rates higher than 60 FPS.
If the game is too fast, cap the frame rate or enable software cap in game manually by changing software_sync=0 to 1 in configuration file.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Quality setting determines internal rendering resolution (normal=75%, high=100%, ultra=200%). Cinematic aspect ratio (21:9) can be toggled.
Force rendering resolution width[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open sinemoraex.settings.
  3. Change force_width=0 to the desired value.


Height is calculated automatically depending on in-game cinematic aspect ratio settings.


Force windowed[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open sinemoraex.settings.
  3. Change videomode=0 to videomode=1.
  4. Change window_width=0 and window_height=0 to set the resolution.

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

Force anisotropic filtering[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open sinemoraex.settings.
  3. Change force_aniso=0 to the desired value (2-16).

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Force anti-aliasing[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open sinemoraex.settings.
  3. Change force_aa=0 to the desired value (2-16).


Mouse settings.
Mouse settings.
Keyboard settings.
Keyboard settings.
Controller settings.
Controller settings.


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, effects and voice.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese
Simplified Chinese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op, Versus
Both players require controller.
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Run the game at screen refresh rate[edit]

Fullscreen mode defaults to 60 Hz, even if the screen refresh rate is set higher than that.
Set screen refresh rate and 60 FPS cap[citation needed]
  1. Install Special K by following the Special K Unofficial Guide. Manual local installation may work better.
  2. Start the game once and close it to allow the configuration file of Special K to be created.
  3. Open <path-to-game>\d3d9.ini or %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Mods\SpecialK\Profiles\SineMoraEX.exe\SpecialK.ini depending on the installation method you used.
  4. Change TargetFPS=0.0 to TargetFPS=60.0 to enable 60 FPS cap.
  5. Change RefreshRate=-1 to RefreshRate=0 to set screen refresh rate.

Other information[edit]


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


Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800
AMD 6850
Intel HD 3000
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible


  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>/606730/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (606730) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.