Cube

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Cube
Developers
Wouter van Oortmerssen
Engines
Cube
Release dates
Windows 2001
Linux 2001
macOS (OS X) June 2004
Cube at Wikipedia
Cube
Cube 2001
Cube 2: Sauerbraten 2004

Key points

Open source
Available for free
No longer under active development

General information

Official website
Official forums
Quadropolis - Fan site for Cube engine games

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\autoexec.cfg
<path-to-game>\data
macOS (OS X)
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 <path-to-game>\savegames
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Video settings[edit]

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Modifying the cube.bat file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the game installation folder
  2. Open cube.bat with Notepad or other text editor.
  3. Modify the numbers next to -w and -h to the width and height of the desired resolution.
  4. Save the file.
  5. Launch the game.

Windowed[edit]

Modifying the cube.bat file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the game installation folder
  2. Open cube.bat with Notepad or other text editor.
  3. Add -t at the end of the line (but before %*).
  4. Save the file.
  5. Launch the game.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Open the console (~) and use bind k a (with "k" being a key and "a" being a command). Further details can be found in the README file.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Scroll wheel only.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Open the console (~) and use invmouse 1 (change value to 0 set the y-axis to normal).
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Open the console (~) and use soundvol n and musicvol n (with "n" being a value between 0-255).
Surround sound
Subtitles
No speech.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Dedicated[edit]

Modifying the cube.bat file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the game installation folder
  2. Open cube.bat with Notepad or other text editor.
  3. Add -d at the end of the line (but before %*).
  4. Save the file.
  5. Launch the game.
Further details can be found in the README file

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
UDP (outbound) 28765, 28766

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98 ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 200 MHz Intel Pentium III 500 MHz
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 37 MB 37 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia RIVA TNT2 Nvidia Geforce
ATI Radeon 7000
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 200 MHz Intel Pentium III 500 MHz
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 37 MB 37 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia RIVA TNT2 Nvidia Geforce
ATI Radeon 7000

References