Blackwell Deception

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The Blackwell Deception
The Blackwell Deception cover
Developers
Wadjet Eye Games
Engines
Adventure Game Studio
Release dates
Windows October 12, 2011
macOS (OS X) January 24, 2013
Linux June 16, 2015
Blackwell Deception at Wikipedia
Blackwell
Blackwell Legacy 2006
Blackwell Unbound 2007
Blackwell Convergence 2009
Blackwell Deception 2011
Blackwell Epiphany 2014

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes the first four games.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming Playfire Client
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\acsetup.cfg
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game>/acsetup.cfg
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%\Saved Games\Blackwell Deception\
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics options for Blackwell Deception accessed through <path-to-game>\winsetup.exe.
Graphics options for Blackwell Deception accessed through <path-to-game>\winsetup.exe.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Always 640x480 or a multiple of it. Black bars can be toggled on fullscreen.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Set with winsetup.exe or use -windowed parameter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Setting affects output resolution.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Frame rate is locked to 40 FPS.

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]

In-game options, mostly for audio.
In-game options, mostly for audio.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Audio and voice.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Voice only, text only or both.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Intel GMA compatibility[edit]

Set DirectDraw 5[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Run setup.exe
  3. Change the driver to DirectDraw 5 and save your changes.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) ME
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium or higher, 700 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 350 MB
Video card (GPU) 640x400, 32-bit colour
DirectX 5.0 compatible

References