Papers, Please

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Papers, Please
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Developers
3909
Engines
OpenFL
Release dates
Windows August 8, 2013
macOS (OS X) August 8, 2013
Linux February 12, 2014
Papers, Please at Wikipedia

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\3909\PapersPlease\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/PapersPlease/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/3909/PapersPlease/
The settings file is binary and can't be easily edited.
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\3909\PapersPlease\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/PapersPlease/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/3909/PapersPlease/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
16:9; other aspect ratios are letterboxed.
All resolutions have black borders around the game.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Window is fully re-sizable.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Windowed Borderless Gaming can solve this issue.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
You can't turn off vsync in the game
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse, touch Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Touchscreen optimised
Windowed mode only as of February 2014, no multi-touch support.[1]
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Brazilian Portuguese
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Issues fixed[edit]

Runtime error (Windows)[edit]

Start the game directly[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Run PapersPlease.exe directly.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 1.4
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 1.4 compatible
Other 1280x720 screen resolution
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 1.4 compatible
Other 1280x720 screen resolution
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 1.4 compatible
Other 1280x720 screen resolution

References