Consortium

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Consortium
Consortium cover
Developers
Interdimensional Games
Engines
Source
Release dates
Windows January 6, 2014
Consortium at Wikipedia
Consortium
Consortium 2014
Consortium: The Tower 2017

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Master Edition.
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use -novid command line argument[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\consortium\cfg

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\consortium\SAVE

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Advanced video settings.
Advanced video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
HUD elements are stretched.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
75-90°. See also Useful console commands.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA only with Low, Medium, High and Very High options.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Double and triple buffering only.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard/Mouse settings.
Keyboard/Mouse settings.
Controller settings.
Controller settings.

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues unresolved[edit]

Crash to desktop[edit]

It has been reported that the game crashes to desktop at certain situations.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Distorted audio[edit]

Some users reported having distorted, noisy audio during gameplay. A temporary solution is saving and reloading.[9][10]

Flickering lights[edit]

Apparently the game has rendering problems on Windows XP. Some XP users reported having flickering lights/screen issues which makes everything brighter.[11][12] Also it should be noted that the game does not officially support Windows XP.

Freezing at loading screen[edit]

Some users reported the game freezes at the loading screen.[13][14] Developers claimed that on lower spec machines the game can take a little bit longer to load.[15]

Subtitles display multiple times[edit]

Some users reported subtitles display multiple times.[16][17][18][19] It has also been reported that restarting the game solved the problem for some users.[2][20]

Issues fixed[edit]

Complete changelog of all patches can be found here.

Other information[edit]

Useful console commands[edit]

Command Option Description
cl_fov # Adjusts field of view.
cl_showfps 0,1,2 Draws a Frames Per Second (FPS) counter at the top of the screen.
cvarlist Shows the list of convars/concommands.
r_post_ssao 0,1 Disables or enables SSAO.
r_signal_fx 0,1 Disables or enables signal effects on UI.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.5 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 64 2.7 GHz
Intel Core i3 2100T
AMD Phenom II x4
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
AMD Radeon HD 4890
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
AMD Radeon HD 5830

References

  1. CONSORTIUM Updates and Fixes :: CONSORTIUM Updates and Fixes
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bug Reports :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  3. Crash at a certain story-point :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  4. Bug Reports :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  5. Game and Steam crash after intro movie :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  6. CRASHES :: CONSORTIUM V1.1 Patch Progress
  7. Continuous Crashing! :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  8. Patch Feedback :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  9. Distorted audio. :: CONSORTIUM V1.1 Patch Progress
  10. is the constant static noise, normal? :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  11. Graphical issue - Flickering lights :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  12. Graphical issue - Flickering lights :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  13. Entering game Bug :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions:
  14. Game freezes in loading screen :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  15. CRASHES :: CONSORTIUM V1.1 Patch Progress
  16. Bug Reports :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  17. What I Think We All Think About This Game :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  18. 1.1 subtitle bug :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions
  19. Just a few notions after the patch... :: CONSORTIUM V1.1 Patch Progress
  20. Subtitles? :: CONSORTIUM General Discussions