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Grim Dawn

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Grim Dawn
Grim Dawn cover
Developers
Crate Entertainment
Engines
PathEngine
Release dates
Windows February 25, 2016
Grim Dawn at Wikipedia

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Steam Loyalist Items Pack / Loyalist Upgrade
Windows
Crucible Mode
Windows
Ashes of Malmouth
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

GrimCam[edit]

Camera mod that allows you to look up and down, change field of view, and more.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Grim Dawn\Settings\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/219990/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Grim Dawn\save\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/219990/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
"Enable Cloud Saving" setting in the General options tab.

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use GrimCam.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA 2x, 4x, 8x. Alpha to Coverage.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.
Color blind mode
Enable in video settings. Protanopia, Deuteranopia, Tritanopia.

Distance fog[edit]

Disable distance fog[1]
  1. Download GrimCam.
  2. Copy GrimCam.dll, GrimCam.exe, and GrimCam.ini to the installation folder.
  3. Open GrimCam.ini
  4. Change EnableFog = 1 to EnableFog = 0.
  5. Double-click on GrimCam.exe to launch the game with the mod enabled.
Toggle distance fog[citation needed]

Use Helix Mod: Grim Dawn to toggle.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Use GrimCam.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Supports XInput controllers and the Steam Controller.
Full controller support
Doesn't work in certain menus. XInput controllers emulates mouse movement when on menus or when user clicks the Right Stick button.
Controller remapping
Not all buttons are remappable.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, music, ambient, voices and SFX.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
Czech
Dutch
French
German
Greek
Italian
Japanese
Russian
Information about translation
Simplified Chinese
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
4 Co-op, Versus
Online play
4 Co-op, Versus

Connection types

VR support[edit]

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

Issues unresolved[edit]

Crash on exit[edit]

Might hang PC when quitting from in-game. To avoid the issue, exit to main menu and quit the game from there.[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11 Direct3D 9 can be forced with /d3d9 launch option.
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 7, 10
Processor (CPU) 2.3 GHz or faster 3.2 GHz or faster
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6800 series
ATI Radeon X800 series or better
512 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce 500 series
ATI Radeon 6000 series or better
1.5 GB of VRAM

Notes

  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>/219990/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (219990) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References