Darkest Dungeon

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Darkest Dungeon
Darkest Dungeon cover
Developers
Red Hook Studios
Linux Aaron Melcher
Release dates
Windows January 19, 2016[1]
macOS (OS X) January 19, 2016[1]
Linux April 26, 2016
Darkest Dungeon at Wikipedia

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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For Windows it has a folder in its folder called "_windowsnosteam" and run it with Darkest.exe. It uses a different save than the Steam launcher.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Twitch Twitch Desktop App
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use the -skipfeflowintro command line argument[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Darkest\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $HOME/.local/share/Red Hook Studios/Darkest/profile_*
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/262060/remote/profile_*
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%\Documents\Darkest\profile_*
macOS (OS X)
Linux $HOME/.local/share/Red Hook Studios/Darkest
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/262060/remote/profile_*
The game has 3 save slots. profile_0 is the first slot, profile_1 the second, profile_2 the third.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only renders in 16:9 resolutions.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Only goes to 1080p in windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use -borderless command line argument if windowed mode selected.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enabled by default.
60 FPS
120+ 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
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Only displays DualShock buttons[2] for some menus. This can be fixed with the XBOX Overlay Buttons mod.
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Button prompts[edit]

Xbox controller icons[3]

If you use an Xbox controller, you will see PlayStation button icons unless you install Jonathan's Xbox One Prompts. There are also Jonathan's PS4 Prompts, but they are less essential.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Spanish
Czech
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
In-game official localization.
Russian
Fan translation by ZoG Forum Team, download

Issues fixed[edit]

Mouse cursor not visible[edit]

Mouse cursor not visible[citation needed]

If the mouse cursor is invisible in the default fullscreen mode, set windowed mode in the settings and use the -borderless command line argument.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP 7
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB 900 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3.2+ compatible OpenGL 3.2+ compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9 10.9
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB 2 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3.2+ compatible OpenGL 3.2+ compatible

References