Rive

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Rive
Rive cover
Developers
Two Tribes
Linux Edward Rudd
macOS (OS X) Edward Rudd
Release dates
Windows September 13, 2016
macOS (OS X) September 13, 2016
Linux September 13, 2016
Rive at Wikipedia

General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Two Tribes\RIVE\
macOS (OS X)
Linux
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%\Two Tribes\RIVE\
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/278100/remote/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings
General settings
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See the WSGF entry.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
On by default.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 61 FPS and is tied to the game speed.[1]

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Run in borderless fullscreen windowed[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open applicationOptions.json.
  3. Change the windowedSize values to the desktop resolution.
  4. Start the game in windowed mode and use Borderless Gaming.

Post-processing[edit]

Disabling post-processing turns off chromatic aberration among other effects.
Disable post-processing[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open applicationOptions.json.
  3. Change "postProcessing" : true to "postProcessing" : false.

Input settings[edit]

Controller settings
Controller settings

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, effects, voice.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
See Mute on focus lost.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Simplified Chinese
Spanish
Traditional Chinese
Turkish

Mute on focus lost[edit]

Set mute in background[2]
  1. Install Special K by following the Special K Unofficial Guide.
  2. Start the game and press Ctrl+ Shift+← Backspace to toggle Special K's Control Panel.
  3. Expand Window Management and Input/Output Behavior.
  4. Enable Mute Game under Background Behavior.

Issues fixed[edit]

Run the game at screen refresh rate[edit]

Fullscreen mode defaults to 60 Hz, even if the screen refresh rate is set higher than that.
Set screen refresh rate[2]
  1. Install Special K by following the Special K Unofficial Guide.
  2. Start the game once and close it to allow the configuration file of Special K to be created.
  3. Open <path-to-game>\d3d9.ini or %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Mods\SpecialK\Profiles\rive.exe\SpecialK.ini depending on the installation method you used.
  4. Change RefreshRate=-1 to RefreshRate=0 under [Render.FrameRate].

Mouse cursor not locked to window[edit]

Lock mouse cursor[2]

See Mouse locking for instructions.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 or comparable
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD 3000 (integrated) GPU
Nvidia GeForce 8000 series (discrete)
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 or comparable
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD 3000 (integrated) GPU
Nvidia GeForce 8000 series (discrete)
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Linux
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 or comparable
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD 3000 (integrated) GPU
Nvidia GeForce 8000 series (discrete)

References