The Terrible Old Man

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The Terrible Old Man
The Terrible Old Man cover
Developers
Cloak and Dagger Games
Engines
Adventure Game Studio
Release dates
Windows October 11, 2019
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives Flip screen, Side view
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Pixel art
Themes Horror
The Terrible Old Man on HowLongToBeat
The Terrible Old Man on IGDB

General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (see notes)
Can be played without Steam running.
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Collector's Edition
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\The Terrible Old Man\acsetup.cfg
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1147030/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\The Terrible Old Man\agssave.*
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1147030/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Setup dialog accessed through <path-to-game>\winsetup.exe.
Setup dialog accessed through <path-to-game>\winsetup.exe.
In-game menu and settings.
In-game menu and settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
640x360 anamorphic, stretched or pixel-perfect.
Scaling algorithm is either nearest-neighbor or bilinear.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Scaled up 640x360.
Field of view (FOV)
Fixed view.
Windowed
Can also be toggled with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Frame rate is locked to 40 fps.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Keyboard is not used during gameplay.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Labeled Mouse speed in the setup dialog.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based except final cutscene.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Only final cutscene has voice, the rest of the game is text only.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel
AMD
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 375 MB
Recommended HDD size is with Collector's Edition DLC.

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>/1147030/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1147030) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References