The Hex

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The Hex
The Hex cover
Developers
Daniel Mullins Games
Engines
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows October 16, 2018
macOS (OS X) October 16, 2018
Linux October 16, 2018
The Hex on MobyGames

General information

Developer Discord server
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
itch.io
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Combat Arena X - Original Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Secrets of Legendaria - Original Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
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Waste World - Original Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Super Vicious Galaxy II - Original Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Walk - Original Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
A bundled, cheaper and DRM-free version can be purchased on the artist Bandcamp.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Daniel Mullins Games\The Hex\
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SaveData\[Note 2]
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.
Unity launcher, accessed by holding LShift when launching the game.
Unity launcher, accessed by holding LShift when launching the game.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen 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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Some things like the characters movement is capped at 60 FPS.[2]
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Unity launcher key map settings.
Unity launcher key map settings.
In-game loading telling essential keys to use.
In-game loading telling essential keys to use.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
The game must be started from the launcher, otherwise the default keys are used.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game language settings.
In-game language settings.

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Turkish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
OpenGL
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.6.6[1]
  2. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References

  1. Verified by User:DanianA on 2019-05-19
  2. Verified by User:Marioysikax on 2020-03-01
    Verified with 120 FPS recording.