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Spelunky Classic

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This page is for the original freeware game. For the 2013 remake, see Spelunky.

Spelunky Classic
Developers
Derek Yu
Andy Hull
Engines
GameMaker
Release dates
Windows December 21, 2008[1]
Linux May 28, 2015
macOS (OS X) May 28, 2015
Taxonomy
Monetization Freeware
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Platform, Roguelike
Art styles Pixel art
Series Spelunky
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Spelunky Classic on Wikipedia
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Spelunky Classic is a singleplayer side view platform and roguelike game in the Spelunky series.

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Included with Spelunky as an extra.
Windows
Publisher website
DRM-free
Linux
Publisher website
DRM details are not known
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
itch.io
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game data location

The game cannot be saved.
High scores and statistics are stored in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Game Maker\Scores\834524.

Video

Spelunky Config settings (config.exe).
Spelunky Config settings (config.exe).

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Upscaled 320x240 only.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Set in Spelunky Config.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen mode is always borderless fullscreen. Set in Spelunky Config.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Native Windows Vsync.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Game logic hardcoded at 30 FPS.

Input

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and SFX.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Co-op
Use Spelunky SD.
Online play
Co-op
Use Spelunky SD.

Connection types

Other information

API

ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Based on the itch.io version.
macOS (OS X)
64-bit info is based on the itch.io version. A 32-bit version of Spelunky 3.1 has been known to exist.
Linux
PowerPC requires the Chrome Web Store version.

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

References

  1. Spelunky v1.1 (and Source)! - last accessed on 2023-09-13