SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech

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SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech
SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech cover
Developers
Image & Form
Publishers
Thunderful
Release dates
Windows May 31, 2019
macOS (OS X) May 31, 2019
Linux May 31, 2019
Reception
OpenCritic 82
IGDB 80
Taxonomy
Series SteamWorld
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SteamWorld Quest 2019

General information

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

Availability[edit]

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

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\SteamWorld Quest\<user-id>\*.cfg
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\SteamWorld Quest\<user-id>\*.xml
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\SteamWorld Quest\<user-id>\savegame_*.dat
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Enable borderless window[1]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open settings.xml.
  3. Change <Setting Key="Screen.Borderless" Value="0" /> value to 1.
  4. Change <Setting Key="Screen.Fullscreen" Value="1" /> value to 0.
  5. Change <Setting Key="Screen.WindowSize" Value="960;540" /> values to the desktop resolution.

Input[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Two keys per action.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Cursor based movement only.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Two buttons per action.
Controller sensitivity
Movement speed is constant.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes V1, Wireless Adapter, Wired
V2 and Bluetooth untested.
Generic/other controllers
Through SDL2.
Button prompts
Switch Pro Controller supported and prompts included.[2]
Defaults to Xbox button prompts if unknown.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Vibration is always enabled.
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Prompts shows up with last control method used and sometimes come up as "unassigned" instead.

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound. Talk sounds can be muted.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Most dialogue is only text.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Toggleable option in settings.

Localizations

Language settings.
Language settings.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Spanish

Issues unresolved[edit]

Official FAQ and support contact information.

Unexpected runtime error: Could not get My Documents folder[edit]

Change documents folder name[3]
  1. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders\
  2. Change Personal value from %USERPROFILE%\Documents into %USERPROFILE%\My Documents.
  3. Close editor and start the game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio OpenAL
Input SDL2

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz, SSE2 support
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4600
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.1 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4600
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.1 compatible
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) SteamOS 2.0, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4600
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.1 compatible

References