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

General information

Official Website
Developer Discord server
Official Facebook
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

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Super Weasel Kid - Original Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Combat Arena X - Original Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Secrets of Legendaria - Original Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
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>\The Hex\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.
Launcher video settings.
Launcher video settings.
Shift must be pressed before the games starts in order to open the launcher.
Custom resolution on Windows[2]
  1. Push Win+R, type regedit, then click OK.
  2. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  3. Double click on Screenmanager Resolution Height_h2627697771.
  4. Check decimal, set the resolution height value data and press ok.
  5. Double click on Screenmanager Resolution Width_h182942802.
  6. Check decimal, set the resolution width on value data and press ok.
  7. Open the game.

Notes

Does not work if the game is opened from the launcher.
May cause crashes and/or unexpected behavior.
Revert as soon as the pause menu is opened.

Input settings[edit]

Launcher key map settings.
Launcher key map settings.
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
The game must be started from the launcher, otherwise the default keyboard buttons are used.
Full controller support
Mouse is still needed to control the pointer.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
DualShock 4 controllers
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Button prompts
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
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
64-bit executable

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 Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References

  1. Verified by User:DanianA on 2019-05-19
  2. Verified by User:DanianA on May 11, 2019