5 Days a Stranger

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5 Days a Stranger
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Developers
Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw
Engines
Adventure Game Studio
Release dates
Windows September 22, 2003[1]
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Chzo Mythos
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Key points

Free.

General information

Official site

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\acsetup.cfg

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\agssave.XXX

Video settings[edit]

General settings from winsetup.exe.
General settings from winsetup.exe.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
320x200 only, optional upscale to 640x400.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
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 capped ~40 FPS.[2]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native 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 settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Only English is contained in the main game. Rest of the languages are in separate download as they require different font file.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Finnish
Because of font, ä and ö letters are replaced with Russian letters.
German
Hungarian
Italian
Russian
Turkish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Win32 MIDI Mapper

System requirements[edit]

Windows[3]
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) 600 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 320x200 in 16-bit Color
Sound (audio device) Windows Compatible
Other Keyboard, mouse, speakers

References

  1. Adventure Game Studio | Wiki | 5 Days a Stranger
  2. Verified by User:Marioysikax on 1 December 2015‎
    Tested with 120 FPS recording.
  3. 5 Days a Stranger - Adventure Lantern - System requirements