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Tequila Works
Microsoft Studios
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows October 25, 2012
Deadlight at Wikipedia
Deadlight 2012
Deadlight: Director's Cut 2016

This page is for the original release. For the Director's Cut, see Deadlight: Director's Cut.

General information

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Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Humble Store
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All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\UnrealEngine3\LOTDGame\Config\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/211400/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Deadlight\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/211400/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Use GeDoSaTo[citation needed]
  1. Install GeDoSaTo.
  2. Add LOTDGame to the user whitelist.
  3. Create a new profile for the game with this setting: forceBorderlessFullscreen 1
  4. Run the game in fullscreen mode.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

By default Deadlight doesn't support anti-aliasing, which can be noticeable and quite annoying on certain displays.
Enable Anti-alasing[citation needed]
  1. Download and open NVIDIA Profile Inspector.
  2. Press the Create new profile button (shown in green below). Use a profile name like Deadlight for convenience.
    Inspector button2.jpg
  3. Press the Add application to current profile button (shown in blue above).
  4. Go to <path-to-game>\Binaries\Win32
  5. Select LOTDGame.exe
  6. Modify the entry for Antialiasing compatibility to show 0x080100C5
  7. Modify the entry for Antialiasing - Mode to show Override any application setting
  8. Modify Antialiasing - Setting as you wish, for example to show 16xQ [16x CSAA (8 color + 8 cv samples)].
  9. You may also modify Antialiasing - Transparency Supersampling, for example to show 4x Sparse Grid Supersampling.
  10. Click Apply changes at the top right of the application.

High frame rate[edit]

Change frame rate smoothing[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open LOTDEngine.ini.
  3. Search and change bSmoothFrameRate to FALSE or raise MaxSmoothedFrameRate value.
  4. Save file.
For more information, see the Unreal Engine 3 page.

Input settings[edit]

Controller buttons.
Controller buttons.
Key rebinding.
Key rebinding.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, effects and dialogue.
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output[1]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
1) Fan translation by «ZoG Forum Team», download.
2) Fan translation by «ENPY Studio», download
Fan translation.

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Deadlight.

Issues fixed[edit]

No audio in cutscenes[edit]

Use replacement binkw32.dll[2]
  1. Download the newer version of binkw32.dll.
  2. Unpack the file to <path-to-game>\Binaries\Win32\.
Enable shader initialization on demand[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open LOTDEngine.ini.
  3. Search and change bInitializeShadersOnDemand to TRUE.
  4. Save file.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz+ or better Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz+ or better
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 5 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Shader model 3.0 support 512 MB of VRAM


  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/211400/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (211400) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.