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 Community Discussions
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
Hungarian
Fan translation.
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.