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Shadwen

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Shadwen
Shadwen cover
Developers
Frozenbyte
Release dates
Windows May 17, 2016
macOS (OS X) May 17, 2016
Linux May 17, 2016

General information

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

Availability[edit]

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

Version differences[edit]

Map editor is only available with the Steam version since it is linked with the Steam Workshop.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Shadwen\
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Shadwen\
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/425210/remote/
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Origin
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Launcher general settings.
Launcher general settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game advanced graphics settings.
In-game advanced graphics settings.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Custom FOV[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open options.txt.
  3. Find the line containing CameraFOV and change its value.

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

Custom AF[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open options.txt.
  3. Find the line containing Anisotropy and change its value.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Disable FXAA[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open options.txt.
  3. Find the line containing PostProcessAntiAliasing and change its value to false.

Depth of field[edit]

Disable depth of field[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open options.txt.
  3. Change setOption(renderingModule, "ShowGlow", true) to setOption(renderingModule, "ShowGlow", false)

Input settings[edit]

In-game input settings.
In-game input settings.
In-game rebinding settings.
In-game rebinding settings.
In-game controller buttons.
In-game controller buttons.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
In-game language settings.
In-game language settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, effects, speech and music.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Italian
German
Spanish
Russian
Fan translation by ZoG Forum Team

VR support[edit]

Launcher stereoscopic 3D modes.
Launcher stereoscopic 3D modes.
3D modes Native Notes
Native 3D
AMD HD3D, SBS (swapped, no-stretch), Top-Bottom (swapped, no-stretch), Line interlace (swapped) and Checkboard (swapped).
Nvidia 3D Vision

Issues fixed[edit]

Mouse stutter or lag[edit]

Mouse lag fix[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open options.txt.
  3. Change setOption(inputModule, "RawInputMiceEnabled", false) to setOption(inputModule, "RawInputMiceEnabled", true).
  4. Change setOption(inputModule, "RawInputJoysticksEnabled", true) to setOption(inputModule, "RawInputJoysticksEnabled", false).

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
OpenGL 4.1 OS X and Linux only.
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3/i5/i7 1.8 GHz dual-core
AMD 2.0 GHz dual-core
Intel quad-core 2.0 GHz
Dual-core 2.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 260
AMD Radeon HD 4000 Series
Intel HD Graphics 4000
DirectX 10 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
AMD Radeon HD 6850
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible
Highest graphics detail levels are only available in 64 bit OS.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9
Processor (CPU) Intel Mac Intel Mac 2.7 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 4.1 compatible
Controller Keyboard, Mouse/Trackpad with Secondary click enabled
Please be advised that Shadwen does not run on older MacBooks. Requires at least Intel HD Graphics 4000 or better. All Macs produced since Late 2013 are able to run the game.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) SteamOS 2.0
Processor (CPU) Intel quad-core 2.0 GHz
dual-core 2.6 GHz
Intel quad-core 2.6 GHz
dual-core 3.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 650
OpenGL 4.1 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
OpenGL 4.1 compatible
Other Shadwen runs best with proprietary drivers and may not function correctly with open source drivers. Please note that Shadwen might not work correctly on all Linux distributions
64-bit Linux OS is required.

References