Botanicula

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Botanicula
Botanicula cover
Developers
Amanita Design
Engines
Adobe AIR
Release dates
Windows April 19, 2012
OS X April 19, 2012
Linux April 19, 2012

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail Includes soundtrack and poster.
Developer website Includes soundtrack and e-Art book.
GamersGate
GOG.com
Humble Store Includes soundtrack.
Mac App Store
Steam

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\BotaniculaSaves\settings.txt
OS X ~/Library/Application Support/Amanita Design/Botanicula/settings.txt
Linux ~/Documents/BotaniculaSaves/settings.txt

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\BotaniculaSaves
OS X ~/Library/Application Support/Amanita Design/Botanicula
Linux ~/Documents/BotaniculaSaves/
This game does not support the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Game running with 100% resolution option on 1920x1080 display. Black bars are added to fill the space.
Game running with 100% resolution option on 1920x1080 display. Black bars are added to fill the space.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Resolution options are 1434x900 (100%) and 960x600 (60%). In fullscreen, black borders are used to fill in extra space on higher resolution monitors.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
Frame rate is capped at 24 FPS.
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
In-game interaction is done visually and speech is mumbling.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
German
French
Italian
Spanish
Traditional Chinese
Russian
Japanese
Polish
Czech
Slovak
Game also features language named "Botulo" which is special Botanicula language.

Issues fixed[edit]

Buggy mouse[edit]

Occasionally in puzzles you will need to "push" items with the mouse. Sometimes this can seem too fiddly or just plain buggy.
Change to 60% window size

Adobe AIR won't install (Linux)[edit]

Create symbolic links for Gnome keyring[citation needed]
  1. Open the Linux terminal
  2. Create symbolic links for gnome Keyring with these commands:
    1. sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgnome-keyring.so.0 /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0
    2. sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgnome-keyring.so.0.2.0 /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0.2.0
  3. If you have a 32-bit computer use these commands instead:
    1. sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgnome-keyring.so.0 /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0
    2. sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libgnome-keyring.so.0.2.0 /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0.2.0
  4. Install Adobe AIR
  5. Remove the symbolic links with these commands:
    1. sudo rm /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0
    2. sudo rm /usr/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0.2.0

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable
Unknown for OS X and Linux.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
OS X
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Snow Leopard
Processor (CPU) Intel
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB

References