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The Fall

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The Fall
The Fall cover
Developers
Over The Moon Games
Engines
v2.7 Unity 5[Note 1]
v3.0 Unity 2020[Note 2]
Release dates
Windows May 30, 2014
macOS (OS X) May 30, 2014
Linux May 30, 2014
Reception
Metacritic 76
OpenCritic 74
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Series The Fall
The Fall on HowLongToBeat
The Fall on IGDB
The Fall on MobyGames
The Fall on Wikipedia
The Fall
The Fall 2014
The Fall Part 2: Unbound 2018

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (notes may include more details)
v3.0
DRM-free when launched directly from executable.[2]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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v2.7
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Over The Moon\The Fall
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Preferences/unity.Over/ The\ Moon.The/ Fall.plist
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Over\ The\ Moon/The\ Fall/prefs
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Over The Moon\The Fall\TheFallSavedData.txt
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing

Video

Display settings.
Display settings.

The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unity page for more details.

Borderless fullscreen windowed

Enable borderless fullscreen[3]

Use the -screen-fullscreen 0 -popupwindow command line arguments.

Exclusive fullscreen

Enable exclusive fullscreen[3]

Use the -screen-fullscreen 1 -window-mode exclusive command line arguments.

Input

Keyboard configuration.
Keyboard configuration.

Audio

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Fan translation by «Prometheus Project / ZoG Forum Team»
Spanish

VR support

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: The Fall.
vorpX
G3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Issues fixed

Color banding

By default, the game has excessive color banding that is unsightly when playing.
Fix color banding[citation needed]
  1. Download and run ReShade.
  2. Select the game executable and install the Deband.fx shader.
  3. Start the game and press Shift+F2 to setup ReShade.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
64-bit executable was added in v3.0.
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Input InControl Added in v3.0.

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) 2.5 GHz dual core
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 530 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) 2.3 GHz dual core
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 530 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 3000
Other Two-button mouse
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 10.04
Processor (CPU) 2.5 GHz dual core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 530 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600
256 MB of VRAM
The Linux version requires the following packages to be installed: libc6:i386, libasound2:i386, libasound2-data:i386, libasound2-plugins:i386 and dependencies.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.6.4p1[1]
  2. Unity engine build: 2020.2.2f1[2]

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-08-12
  2. 2.0 2.1 Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2021-03-18
  3. 3.0 3.1 Verified by User:Keith on 2017-09-29