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StarForge cover
Unity 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows September 18, 2014[2]
StarForge at Wikipedia

Key points

Re-released as a free download.[3]
Poor optimization.[4]

General information

Official Forums
Official Wiki
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
Free download.[3]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/227680/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/227680/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Unity game settings.
Unity game settings.
In-game game settings.
In-game game settings.
In-game game settings continued.
In-game game settings continued.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Issues fixed[edit]

Crashing on 32-bit Windows systems[edit]

If over 4 GB of RAM is installed on a 32-bit system it will not be able to use any of the excess RAM. Install a 64-bit system to do so.
Instructions[citation needed]

Follow the instructions here.

Steam unavailable[edit]

Install Visual C++ package[citation needed]

Download the Visual C++ Redistributable

Can't link Steam account with the StarForge website[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]

Those who purchased via Steam cannot link their account to the StarForge website. You can reset the prompt to link accounts by following the instructions here.

Other information[edit]


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista, 7, 8 (64-bit only)
Processor (CPU) Intel Dual-Core 2.4 GHz or 2.7 GHz AMD Athlon 64X2
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 900 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
AMD Radeon HD 3830
Intel HD Graphics 4000
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible


  1. Unity engine build: 4.6.1f1[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/227680/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (227680) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.