Timespinner

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Timespinner
Timespinner cover
Developers
Lunar Ray Games
Publishers
Chucklefish Games
Engines
FNA
Release dates
Windows September 25, 2018
macOS (OS X) September 25, 2018
Linux September 25, 2018
Reception
Metacritic 73
OpenCritic 80
IGDB 80
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Scrolling, Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Metroidvania, Platform
Art styles Pixel art
Themes Fantasy, Sci-fi
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Timespinner on IGDB
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Timespinner on Wikipedia

General information

The Official Timespinner Wiki
Publisher forums
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Gamesplanet
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Play Anywhere,
Windows
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
DRM-free if Steam is not installed or by creating a steam_appid.txt containing its Steam ID number 368620 in <path-to-game>.[1]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\SavedGames\Timespinner\Timespinner\AllPlayers\Config.sav
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Timespinner/Timespinner/AllPlayers/Config.sav
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 %USERPROFILE%\Documents\SavedGames\Timespinner\Timespinner\AllPlayers\TSSave.sav
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\Chucklefish.Timespinner_ywkyrypjzhpx8\SystemAppData\wgs\000901F1D18A9CED_000000000000000000000000647449F5\910BFBDB2003453BB0562B831A897F8E
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Timespinner/Timespinner/AllPlayers/TSSave.sav
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Although the game supports widescreen resolutions, the actual game screen runs at base resolution of 400x240 and is then upscaled to higher resolutions with pillarboxes.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
2D game.
Windowed
Toggled from the Options menu under Video Settings as Toggle Fullscreen.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen acts like borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Resolution upscales with Nearest neighbor scaling.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 60 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Player and familiar control mappings are independent from each other.
In-game prompts should be manually changed via Keyboard Preference setting from the Options menu to reflect on your input device.
Controller and key remapping for gameplay.
Controller and key remapping for gameplay.
Controller and key remapping for menus.
Controller and key remapping for menus.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse is not used at all.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Digital movement.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Button Style can be changed to your appropriate controller from the Options Menu.
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Button Style can be changed to your appropriate controller from the Options Menu.
Light bar support
Connection modes Wired
[2]
Generic/other controllers
DirectInput controllers are also supported.
Button prompts
Xbox 360, Xbox One, DualShock 4, and Nintendo Switch prompts are available.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
XInput controllers only.
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master Volume, Background Music, Voice Overs, and Sound Effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
All dialogue is text-based outside of a few voices during gameplay.
Closed captions
Combat chatter is not captioned.
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
French
German
Japanese
Russian
Spanish
Simplified Chinese

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Player 1 must find their familiar first in order for Player 2 to control it.
LAN play
Online play
Asynchronous multiplayer

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
OpenGL 3.0 Mac OS and Linux versions only.
Shader Model support 1.1
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio OpenAL
Input SDL2

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Dual-core processor (Intel Dual Core 2.0 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 5200+ 2.6 GHz)
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 1.1 support
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Lion 10.7.5
Processor (CPU) Dual-core processor
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3.0+ compatible
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) glibc 2.15, 32/64-bit
Processor (CPU) Dual-core processor
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 415 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3.0+ compatible

References