Slain: Back from Hell

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Slain: Back from Hell
Slain: Back from Hell cover
Developers
Wolf Brew Games
Publishers
Digerati Distribution
Engines
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows March 24, 2016
macOS (OS X) March 24, 2016
Linux March 24, 2016
Reception
Metacritic 74
OpenCritic 63
IGDB 62
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Scrolling, Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Platform
Art styles Pixel art
Themes Horror, Supernatural
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Warnings

The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GamersGate (unavailable)
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Version differences[edit]

Deluxe Edition includes digital postcard, wallpaper, poster, other arts, and full 20 track soundtrack.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wolfbrew Games\Slain\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/unity3d/Wolfbrew Games/Slain/prefs
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Wolfbrew Games\Slain\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/unity3d/Wolfbrew Games/Slain/*.dat

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Launcher video settings
Launcher video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
See Ultra-widescreen.
4K Ultra HD
Pixel art with nearest-neighbor scaling.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Some resolutions are not available. See Widescreen resolution.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Borderless is default. To enable exclusive, see Unity/Exclusive fullscreen mode.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Set graphics quality to "Good" or higher.
Minor animation glitches when running at above 100 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Set resolution manually[citation needed]

Ultra-widescreen[edit]

Change hex values[2]
  1. Open slain.exe with a hex editor such as HxD.
  2. Find the hex value 398EE33F and change it to:
    • 4018E560 for 3440x1440
    • 4017AE14 for 2560x1080
Change hex values, Linux version (both regular version and development beta)
  1. Look under <path-to-game>
  2. Open Slain.x86_64 (64-bit OS) or Slain.x86 (32-bit OS)
  3. Find the hex value 398EE33F and change it to:
    • 8EE31840 for 3440x1440

Input[edit]

Keyboard scheme A
Keyboard scheme A
Keyboard scheme B
Keyboard scheme B

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Two predefined schemes available.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Not supported in launcher.
Controller remapping
Custom scheme available.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Two predefined and one custom schemes available.
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Generic/other controllers
Windows version uses HID API.
Button prompts
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound Effects, Music.
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Italian
Fan translation
Russian
Fan translation by «ZoG Forum Team»
Spanish
Fan translation

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
OpenGL 3.0 OS X and Linux only.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7+
Processor (CPU) 1.5 GHz or faster
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3.0+ compatible
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 10.10+
Processor (CPU) 1.5 GHz or faster
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3.0+ compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.3.6p1[1]

References

  1. Verified by User:Vetle on 2018-05-12
  2. View topic - Slain 21/9 | WSGF