Darwinia

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Darwinia
Darwinia cover
Developers
Introversion Software
Linux Edward Rudd
macOS (OS X) Ambrosia Software
Release dates
Windows March 4, 2005
Linux March 18, 2005
macOS (OS X) March 30, 2005
Darwinia guide at StrategyWiki
Darwinia at Wikipedia
Darwinia
Darwinia 2005
Multiwinia 2008

Key points

The access to the game's source code can be bought from the developers.

General information

Darwinia Forums - Technical Support for all platforms.
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
CD-ROM used only for installation.
Windows
Developer website
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.darwinia/

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Darwinia
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.darwinia/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game screen resolution/rendering settings.
In-game screen resolution/rendering settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Multi-monitor HUD: Position Affects Gameplay[1]
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fully works under Linux. In Windows, working using GameCompanion, but mouse constantly tries to move to the middle of the screen, making it unplayable.[2]
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Russian
Fan translation, download

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2 OS X and Linux only.
Shader Model support 3
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II - 600 MHz Intel Pentium 4 - 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce2
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7 compatible
Nvidia GeForce4 or greater
Other 4x CD-ROM
Mouse and Keyboard
20x CD-ROM
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.5.8, 10.6.3
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo 1.66 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 MB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Kernel 2.6
Processor (CPU) 1.66 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 MB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

References

  1. Darwinia | WSGF
  2. Verified by User:SN4T14 on 14 May 2013