Frozen Synapse

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Frozen Synapse
Frozen Synapse cover
Developers
Mode 7
macOS (OS X) James Urquhart
Linux Ryan C. Gordon
Publishers
Mode 7
Engines
Torque
Release dates
Windows May 26, 2011
macOS (OS X) May 26, 2011
Linux September 28, 2011
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General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
DRM-free download[1] and a Steam key. Includes a second copy for a friend.
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
No 2-pack.[2]
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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2-pack.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Twitch Twitch Desktop App
Windows
To get the DRM-free installer paste your key into this form.
Online play requires a Frozen Synapse account.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Red
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/FrozenSynapse/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/FrozenSynapse/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/FrozenSynapse/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/FrozenSynapse/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
There is no real benefit to using Eyefinity or Surround, as the gameplay is fixed to the center screen.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
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
~65 FPS cap

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
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

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

Network[edit]

Online play requires a Frozen Synapse account.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Hot seat
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 220 MB
Video card (GPU) Netbook integrated graphics
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.3
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz PowerPC (or Intel)
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 220 MB

References