Game Dev Tycoon

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Game Dev Tycoon
Game Dev Tycoon cover
Developers
Greenheart Games
Release dates
Windows April 28, 2013
macOS (OS X) April 28, 2013
Linux April 28, 2013
Game Dev Tycoon guide at StrategyWiki
Game Dev Tycoon at Wikipedia

Warnings

The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

General information

Official forum
Unofficial wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
itch.io
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
A Steam product key is available in-game.[1]
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Game Dev Tycoon\Local Storage
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Game Dev Tycoon - Steam\Local Storage
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\B3B9BB81.56264F78B4FFF_swksbykwsp6kr\RoamingState
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Game Dev Tycoon/Local Storage/
Linux ~/.config/Game Dev Tycoon/
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/239820/remote/
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 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Game Dev Tycoon\Local Storage
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Game Dev Tycoon - Steam\Local Storage
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\B3B9BB81.56264F78B4FFF_swksbykwsp6kr\RoamingState
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Game Dev Tycoon/Local Storage/
Linux ~/.config/Game Dev Tycoon/
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/239820/remote/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Game auto-adjusts resolution accordingly to desktop resolution, so it's impossible to change it.
Multi-monitor
Currently unsupported, although it has been listed as an issue on the developer's forum.[2]
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Game runs in borderless windowed mode by default.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse, touch State Notes
Remapping
Nothing to remap.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Touchscreen optimised
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
No individual slider but can toggle music and sound effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Brazilian Portuguese
Czech
Dutch
French
German
Greek
Hungarian
Italian
Polish
Russian
Simplified Chinese
Spanish
Swedish
Turkish
Ukrainian

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz dual core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory
Minimum resolution of 1024x768.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7.5+
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz dual core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Hardware Accelerated Graphics with dedicated memory
Minimum resolution of 1024x768.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz dual core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Hardware Accelerated Graphics with dedicated memory
Minimum resolution of 1024x768.

References