Dreamfall: The Longest Journey

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Dreamfall: The Longest Journey
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey cover
Aspyr Media
Empire Interactive
Shark 3D
Release dates
Windows April 17, 2006
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey guide at StrategyWiki
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey at Wikipedia
The Longest Journey
The Longest Journey 1999
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey 2006
Dreamfall Chapters 2014

General information

Official game site
Official forums
Official forums support section
The Longest Journey Wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce DRM (install Patch 1.64 to remove).[1]
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Essential improvements[edit]


1.64 US[edit]

Patch 1.64 is the latest patch for the game. Removes StarForce DRM.[1]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\bin\res\video\
  2. Delete or rename alienware_logo.bik, ati_logo.bik, creative_sbosb.bik, funcom.bik and publisher.bik.

Game data[edit]

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

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\prefs.dat
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/6300/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\saves\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/6300/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.


Running the game in a window[2]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open prefs.dat with Notepad.
  3. Change the line with fullscreen 1 to fullscreen 0.
  4. Save the file and launch the game.

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game mouse settings.
In-game mouse settings.
In-game gamepad settings.
In-game gamepad settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Mouse acceleration
Extreme mouse deceleration applied to camera control. The mouse must be moved very slowly in order to achieve the fastest possible camera movement, and a sufficiently fast mouse movement results in zero camera movement.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts Input settings icon - Generic Controller.svg Controller button prompts are numbers.
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
7.1 supported[3]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
EAX 3, EAX 4[4]


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Local retail version only.
Retail version, download.
Fan translation.

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 2
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP2
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.6 GHz
AMD Sempron 2800+
Intel Pentium 4 2.5 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 3500+
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
Supported AMD video cards: ATI Radeon 9550, ATI Radeon 9600, ATI Radeon 9700, ATI Radeon X300, ATI Radeon X500, ATI Radeon X600, ATI Radeon X700, ATI Radeon X800, ATI Radeon X1300, ATI Radeon X1600, ATI Radeon X1800
Supported Nvidia video cards: Nvidia GeForce FX 5700, Nvidia GeForce FX 5900, Nvidia GeForce FX 5950, Nvidia GeForce 6200, Nvidia GeForce 6600, Nvidia GeForce 6800, Nvidia GeForce 7800


  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>/6300/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (6300) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.