Surgeon Simulator

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Surgeon Simulator
Surgeon Simulator cover
Developers
Bossa Studios
Engines
Unity 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows April 19, 2013
macOS (OS X) April 19, 2013
Linux April 19, 2013
Reception
Metacritic 71
IGDB 81
Taxonomy
Themes Healthcare
Series Surgeon Simulator
Surgeon Simulator on HowLongToBeat
Surgeon Simulator on IGDB
Surgeon Simulator on MobyGames
Surgeon Simulator on Wikipedia
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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.

Key points

Originally titled Surgeon Simulator 2013[2]

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
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

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Anniversary Edition
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Bossa Studios\Surgeon Simulator 2013\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Saved Application State/unity.Bossa Studios.Surgeon Simulator 2013.savedState/
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Bossa Studios/Surgeon Simulator 2013/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Bossa Studios\Surgeon Simulator 2013\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Saved Application State/unity.Bossa Studios.Surgeon Simulator 2013.savedState/
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Bossa Studios/Surgeon Simulator 2013/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

In-game options menu (Anniversary Edition).
In-game options menu (Anniversary Edition).
In-game advanced video settings (Anniversary Edition).
In-game advanced video settings (Anniversary Edition).

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
From 1024x768 to native screen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter (or see the glossary page).
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Is apparent there is basic AF.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
On/off toggle.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input[edit]

In-game key map settings (Anniversary Edition).
In-game key map settings (Anniversary Edition).

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
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 language settings (Anniversary Edition).
In-game language settings (Anniversary Edition).

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Danish
Dutch
Finnish
French
German
Hungarian
Fan translation.
Italian
Norwegian
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Swedish

Issues fixed[edit]

Frequently Asked Questions Thread by the developers
Bug Tracking Information by the developers

Game Doesn't Load[edit]

Verify Integrity of Game Cache[3]
  1. Go to the Steam Library
  2. Right-click on Surgeon Simulator 2013
  3. Click on Properties
  4. Select the Local Files tab
  5. Click on Verify Integrity of Game Cache
  6. This may take a while, once it's done you can load up the game and it should work

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2 OS X and Linux only.
Shader Model support 3
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
[4]
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Input Sixense Core

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7800 GT
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0 compatible
All versions require a screen resolution of 1024x768 or higher.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) 1.7 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 3000
All versions require a screen resolution of 1024x768 or higher.
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 13.04
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon X850
All versions require a screen resolution of 1024x768 or higher.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 4.3.4f1[1]

References

  1. Verified by User:Vetle on 2017-06-02
  2. Surgeon Simulator · AppID: 233720 · SteamDB - last accessed on 2020-07-16
  3. Game doesn't load, what now? - Steam Community Discussions for Surgeon Simulator 2013
  4. Surgeon Simulator on GOG.com - last accessed on 2020-08-22
    "Mac notice: The game is 32-bit only and will not work on macOS 10.15 and up."