Dear Esther: Landmark Edition

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Dear Esther: Landmark Edition
Dear Esther: Landmark Edition cover
Developers
The Chinese Room
Robert Briscoe
Publishers
The Chinese Room
Engines
Unity
Release dates
Windows February 14, 2017
OS X February 14, 2017
Dear Esther
Dear Esther 2012
Dear Esther: Landmark Edition 2017

Key points

A Unity remake of the original game.
Includes developer commentary.
Free for owners of Dear Esther on Steam.[1]
Lacks native support for ultrawide resolutions.

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
Steam

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\The Chinese Room & Robert Briscoe @ LittleLostPoly.co.uk\DearEsther
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Ultra-widescreen[edit]

Switching to the 21:9 aspect ratio[2]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\DearEsther_Data\Managed\
  2. Open Assembly-CSharp.dll with a hex editor such as HxD.
  3. Search for 39 8E E3 3F and replace it with 60 E5 18 40.
  4. Save the file.
  5. Edit the game launch options to include the -popupwindow parameter.
  6. Launch the game and choose the correct aspect ratio if needed.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
4 and 5.1 speakers options.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
French
German
Russian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Shader Model support 5
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E4600 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 4200+ 2.2 GHz
Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 2.6 GHz
AMD A8-3850 2.9 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7600 GT
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
256 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti
AMD Radeon HD 7770
1 GB of VRAM
OS X
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7.5 10.12.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz Intel Core i5-3470S 2.9 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 9400
256 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce GT 750M
Intel HD Graphics 4000
1 GB of VRAM

References

  1. Dear Esther Landmark Edition out tomorrow on PC, free to owners of original
  2. http://steamcommunity.com/app/520720/discussions/0/135509024342434554/#c135509314046293725