The Samaritan Paradox

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The Samaritan Paradox
The Samaritan Paradox cover
Developers
Faravid Interactive
Publishers
Screen 7
Engines
Adventure Game Studio
Release dates
Windows March 20, 2014
Linux March 20, 2014
Reception
Metacritic 75
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives Flip screen, Side view
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Pixel art
Themes Contemporary
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General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Steam version of the game has native Linux build which works, but this build is outdated and no longer supported. Developers advise to use Windows version via Proton.[1]
Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\The Samaritan Paradox\acsetup.cfg
Linux <Steam-folder>/steamapps/common/TheSamaritanParadox/data/acsetup.cfg
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/283180/pfx/[Note 1]
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\The Samaritan Paradox\agssave.*
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/ags/The Samaritan Paradox/aggsave.*
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/283180/pfx/[Note 1]
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Launcher settings (winsetup.exe).
Launcher settings (winsetup.exe).

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Set in launcher (winsetup.exe).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Setting affects output resolution.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Set in launcher (winsetup.exe).
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Frame rate is locked to 40 FPS.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Set in launcher (winsetup.exe).
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

In-game settings.
In-game settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound Effects
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Only several important actions have closed captioning.
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Italian
German
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
DirectDraw
Named Software renderer in settings.
OpenGL
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 500 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 300 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0 compatible
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Debian 7
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 500 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 300 MB

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/283180/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (283180) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References