Nuclear Throne

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Nuclear Throne
Nuclear Throne cover
Developers
Vlambeer
Engines
GameMaker
Release dates
Windows December 5, 2015[1]
macOS (OS X) December 5, 2015[1]
Linux December 5, 2015[1]
Nuclear Throne guide at StrategyWiki
Nuclear Throne at Wikipedia

Key points

Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS.[2] See the Steam Community Guide for 60 FPS.

General information

Official Website
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
Nuclear Throne Wiki

Availability[edit]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\nuclearthrone\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/com.vlambeer.nuclearthrone/
Linux ~/.config/nuclearthrone/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\nuclearthrone\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/com.vlambeer.nuclearthrone/
Linux ~/.config/nuclearthrone/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Sync is not cross-platform.[3]

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Game has resolution hard-coded to 320x240
Hex edit to change resolution[citation needed]
  1. Open <path-to-game>\data.win in a hex editor such as HxD
  2. Replace all values of 40 01 00 00 F0 00 with hex values for desired resolution. Common hex values are:
    • E0 01 00 00 0E 01 480x270 for 1920x1080 or 3840x2160 displays.
    • 00 02 00 00 20 01 512x288 for 2560x1440 or 5120x2880 displays.
    • 80 02 00 00 0E 01 640x270 for 2560x1080 displays.
    • B0 02 00 00 20 01 688x288 for 3440x1440 displays.

Notes

Menu graphics will have black bars where they should not.

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Use SRWE[citation needed]
  1. Run the game in a window
  2. Download and run SRWE
  3. Attach the game process
  4. Enable "Taskbar mode"
  5. Enable "Fake fullscreen"
  6. Enable "Remove borders"

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, master, ambient
Surround sound
[4]
Subtitles
No speech.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Stream key is API to get information of the game to use in streams. More info.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Co-op for four players planned.[5] Second player requires controller.
LAN play
Online play
Use Nuclear Throne Together -mod. Requires Steam version of the game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 1.2 GHz 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 200 MB 500 MB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM 1 GB of VRAM

References