The Whispered World

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The Whispered World
The Whispered World cover
Developers
Daedalic Entertainment
Engines
Visionaire
Release dates
Windows April 26, 2010
macOS (OS X) May 6, 2014
Linux March 21, 2017[1]
Reception
Metacritic 70
IGDB 60
Taxonomy
Monetization Ad-supported[2]
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Relaxed
Perspectives Flip screen, Side view
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Fantasy
Series The Whispered World
The Whispered World on HowLongToBeat
The Whispered World on IGDB
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The Whispered World on Wikipedia

The Whispered World
The Whispered World 2010
Silence - The Whispered World 2 2016

Key points

This page is based on the Special Edition (free to owners of the original version); differences are noted where applicable.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions (Special Edition)
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Owners of the original version received the Special Edition for free.[3][4]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\The Whispered World Special Edition\config.ini
macOS (OS X) $HOME/Library/Application Support/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/The Whispered World Special Edition/config.ini
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/The Whispered World Special Edition/config.ini
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.
Configuration files for the original Windows release are stored in <path-to-game>

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\The Whispered World Special Edition\Savegames
macOS (OS X) $HOME/Library/Application Support/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/The Whispered World Special Edition/Savegames/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/The Whispered World Special Edition/Savegames/
Save data is not compatible between the two versions.
Save data for the original Windows release is stored in <path-to-game>\savegames

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
True for Special Edition; false for original version.

Video[edit]

General options from Special Edition.
General options from Special Edition.
Visionaire Configuration Tool from Special Edition. Original versions tool only features windowed or fullscreen option.
Visionaire Configuration Tool from Special Edition. Original versions tool only features windowed or fullscreen option.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Original is always 1024x768. Special Edition has resolution options but are upscaled and black bars on other than 4:3 resolutions.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
With original open TWWOptions.exe from <path-to-game>
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Always enabled.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

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

Audio[edit]

General options from original version.
General options from original version.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Speech, Music and Effects. Special edition also includes Video and General.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
True for Special Edition; false for original version.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Not available in Special Edition.[3]
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) 2.5 GHz Single-Core or 2 GHz Dual-Core
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1700 MB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.0 compatible
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 2.0 support
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Dual-Core
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1800 MB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.0 compatible
Shader model 2.0 support
A 64-bit operating system is required.

References