Dreamfall Chapters

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Dreamfall Chapters
Dreamfall Chapters cover
Red Thread Games
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows October 21, 2014
macOS (OS X) October 21, 2014
Linux October 21, 2014
Dreamfall Chapters on Wikipedia
The Longest Journey
The Longest Journey 1999
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey 2006
Dreamfall Chapters 2014

General information

FAQ and Known Issues
Official website
Official forums
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
macOS (OS X)
Humble Store
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macOS (OS X)
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
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macOS (OS X)
An optional Red Thread Games account can be created through the game which allows cloud saves, cross-platform saves, as well as achievements and additional content in games developed by Red Thread Games.[3][4]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Red Thread Games\Dreamfall Chapters\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Preferences/unity.Red Thread Games.Dreamfall Chapters.plist
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Red Thread Games/Dreamfall Chapters/
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%\AppData\LocalLow\Red Thread Games\Dreamfall Chapters\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/unity.Red Thread Games.Dreamfall Chapters/
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Red Thread Games/Dreamfall Chapters/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the WSGF entry.
See the WSGF entry. HUD bug - unable to examine inventory items as button is off-screen. This blocks progress at the start of Book 5/Chapter 12.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Controls settings.
Controls settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, music, SFX and dialogue.
Surround sound
Stereo only.[5]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Fan translation, download.
In-game official localization (Ex-Fan translation by Well-DING! Team),
Download and info.

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Dreamfall Chapters.
Devices Native Notes
Tobii Eye Tracking

Issues unresolved[edit]

Chromatic aberration always on[edit]

There's no way to disable chromatic aberration even with post processing effects on minimal.[6]

Issues fixed[edit]

Graphics quality setting[edit]

Issue with game not remembering setting on restart.
Edit config file by hand[citation needed]
  1. Open config file.
  2. Add <pref name="UnityGraphicsQuality" type="int">0</pref> line if it's not there
  3. Change 0 to quality setting you want (0 - 3, 0 = low, 3 = awesome).

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4000
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4000
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Kernel 3.0 or above
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4000


  1. Unity engine build: 5.4.5p4[1][2]


  1. Unity 5 version exits beta, available to all - Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: Dreamfall Chapters
  2. Verified by User:Faalagorn on 2017-12-10
  3. Red Thread Games - Verified email - last accessed on 2019-06-03
    "Your Red Thread Games account is used for storing your progress in the cloud, to enable achievements and additional content in our games, and to give you access to special features and offers exclusive to Red Thread Games members. We will never share any information, including email addresses, with any third parties.
    To permanently delete your Red Thread Games account, please contact us at support@redthreadgames.com"
  4. Steam Community - Dreamfall Chapters - Not receiving a Red Thread account sign-up verification email? - last accessed on 2019-06-03
  5. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up
  6. Chromatic aberration option :: Dreamfall Chapters General Discussions