The Darkside Detective

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The Darkside Detective
The Darkside Detective cover
Developers
Spooky Doorway
Engines
Former Unity 5[Note 1]
Unity 2018[Note 2]
Release dates
Windows July 27, 2017
macOS (OS X) July 27, 2017
Linux July 27, 2017
Reception
Metacritic 75
OpenCritic 73
IGDB 55
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Relaxed
Perspectives Flip screen, Side view
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Pixel art
Themes Comedy, Contemporary, Detective/mystery, North America, Supernatural
Series The Darkside Detective
The Darkside Detective on HowLongToBeat
The Darkside Detective on IGDB
The Darkside Detective on MobyGames
The Darkside Detective on Wikipedia

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The Darkside Detective 2017
The Darkside Detective : Season 2 2020

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Humble Widget
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
itch.io
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
A demo is available on Steam or can be played online on Kongregate.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Spooky Doorway\The Darkside Detective\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/unity3d/Spooky Doorway/The Darkside Detective/prefs
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Spooky Doorway\The Darkside Detective\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/unity3d/Spooky Doorway/The Darkside Detective/*.save

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

In-game general settings
In-game general settings
Launcher graphics settings
Launcher graphics settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Set in launcher (accessed by holding Shift during launch) or toggle with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Default fullscreen is borderless. See Unity.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Only by selecting the graphics quality "Spooky" or higher in the launcher. The setting has no other effect on graphics quality.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Only mouse used during gameplay.
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 audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
OpenGL
OS X & Linux only.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 3000
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo 1.83 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 3000
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 3000

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.6.2p4[1]
  2. Unity engine build: 2018.3.2f1[2]

References

  1. Verified by User:Vetle on 2018-05-12
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-05-04