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Blocks That Matter

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Blocks That Matter
Blocks That Matter cover
Developers
Swing Swing Submarine
Release dates
Windows August 20, 2011
macOS (OS X) August 20, 2011
Linux September 7, 2011
Blocks That Matter at Wikipedia

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Purchase via Humble Widget.
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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
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config\
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\BlocksThatMatterUserDatas\config\
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.BlocksThatMatterUserDatas/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Blocks That Matter Save\
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\BlocksThatMatterUserDatas\Blocks That Matter Save\
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.BlocksThatMatterUserDatas/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Syncs save games.

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Vert- in behavior. See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
Pillarboxed.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Limited resolution settings; see Windowed to set it manually.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Windowed to set the resolution, then use a borderless method.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Disable it by setting the vsync value to 0 in DisplayOptions.xml.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
May require disabling vsync in DisplayOptions.xml.
Color blind mode

Windowed[edit]

Edit DisplayOptions.xml[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open DisplayOptions.xml.
  3. Set the fullscreen value to 0.
  4. Set the values of windowedWidth and windowedHeight to the desired resolution.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Traditional Chinese
Fan translation, download.
Czech
Fan translation, download.
French
German
Fan translation, download.
Italian
Fan translation, download.
Japanese
Fan translation, download.
Korean
Fan translation, download.
Portuguese
Fan translation, download.
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan translation, download.
Russian
Fan translation, download.
Spanish
Fan translation, download.
Turkish
Fan translation, download and ZoG-installer.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 1.2
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 Intel Core 2
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB 400 MB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
256 MB of VRAM
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Leopard Snow Leopard
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB 400 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics AMD Radeon HD
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB 400 MB
Sound (audio device) Integrated chipset OpenAL compatible

References