The Great Perhaps

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The Great Perhaps
The Great Perhaps cover
Developers
Caligari Games
Publishers
Daedalic Entertainment
Engines
Unity 2018[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows August 14, 2019
macOS (OS X) August 14, 2019
Linux August 14, 2019
Reception
Metacritic 54
OpenCritic 48
Taxonomy
Monetization Ad-supported[2]
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Scrolling, Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Platform, Puzzle
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Eastern Europe, Post-apocalyptic, Sci-fi
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General information

GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\TheGreatPerhaps
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/TheGreatPerhaps/*.json
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\TheGreatPerhaps\Saves\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/TheGreatPerhaps/Saves/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Resolution settings.
Resolution settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Hor+
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
[3]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Linux version only supports fullscreen exclusive mode.[4]
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Called Fullscreen in-game. Linux version only supports fullscreen exclusive mode.[4]
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
[5]
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Game is capped at 60 FPS.[5]
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Control bindings.
Control bindings.

Audio[edit]

Supports separate languages for speech, interface, and subtitles.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
2.0 only.[7]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Cannot be enabled.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Ukrainian

Issues unresolved[edit]

Unless otherwise stated, the developers are aware of the following issues and are working to fix them.

Linux version's main menu is unusable[edit]

No known fix.[8]

Linux version ignores command line arguments[edit]

No known fix.[9]

Underground City battery is unusable after player character dies[edit]

Restart level[10]

Level 13 is unwinnable[edit]

Certain puzzles in Level 13 cannot be completed, rendering the level unwinnable.[11]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11 [12]
OpenGL
OS X and Linux only.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti
AMD Radeon HD 7790
DirectX 10 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
A 64-bit system is required.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.12
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti
AMD Radeon HD 7790
A 64-bit system is required.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 16.04
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti
AMD Radeon HD 7790
A 64-bit system is required.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.3.10f1[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Verified by User:Expack3 on 2019-08-14
  2. Verified by User:Mastan on 2020-05-11
    Main menu contains ads for other Daedalic games.
  3. The Great Perhaps Gameplay - last accessed on 2019-08-26
  4. 4.0 4.1 Steam Community Discussion - (Linux) No input of any kind in fullscreen, no way to force windowed mode - last accessed on 2019-08-26
  5. 5.0 5.1 Verified by User:Expack3 on 2019-08-26
    Tested using Special K 10.x with RefreshRate set to 120 and PresentationInterval set to 0 and -1.
  6. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2019-08-26
    Tested using my Logitech Gamepad F310 set to DirectInput mode.
  7. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2019-08-26
    Tested using Razer surround and Special K 0.10.x
  8. Steam Community Discussion - (Linux) Control buttons missing - last accessed on 2019-08-26
  9. Steam Community Discussion - (Linux) No input of any kind in fullscreen, no way to force windowed mode - last accessed on 2019-08-26
  10. Steam Community Discussion - Баг с аккумулятором в подземном городе - last accessed on 2019-08-26
  11. Steam Community Discussion - Баги в оранжерее? - last accessed on 2019-08-26
  12. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2019-08-26
    Direct3D 10 support is non-existent in Unity 2018.