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Sword of the Stars: The Pit

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Sword of the Stars: The Pit
Sword of the Stars: The Pit cover
Developers
Kerberos Productions
Engines
Windows XNA
Release dates
Windows March 8, 2013
macOS (OS X) July 16, 2014
Linux August 30, 2014
Sword of the Stars: The Pit at Wikipedia
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General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
OS X and Linux versions are only available with the Gold Edition.[1]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Healer
Windows
The Pilgrim
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Juggernaut
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Necromancer
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mind Games
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Gold Edition DLC
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sword of the Stars - The Pit\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/ThePit/
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/233700/pfx/[Note 1]
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Sword of the Stars - The Pit\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/ThePit/
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/233700/remote/
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/233700/pfx/[Note 1]
Only one save per class, fixable using Multiple save games fix.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard settings.
Keyboard settings.
Gemepad settings.
Gemepad settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, speech, effects
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian
Fan translation for Gold Edition, download

Issues unresolved[edit]

Charge hub not deactivating, infinite XP[edit]

If escape is pressed before a charging station is fully depleted it can be used until you fail to use it.

Level up sounds play on first experience gain[edit]

During your first experience gain the level up sound will play.

Issues fixed[edit]

Issue installing dependencies[edit]

When the game is installed without .NET 4.0 already installed on the system the second dependency, the XNA Framework, may fail to install.
Launch and restart[citation needed]
  1. Launch game.
  2. Restart computer.
  3. Launch game again.
Run .NET 4.0 installers[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\_CommonRedist\DotNet\4.0\
  2. Run dotNetFx40_Full_x86_x64.exe.
  3. Restart your computer.
  4. Go to <path-to-game>\_CommonRedist\XNA\4.0\
  5. Run xnafx40_redist.msi.
  6. Restart your computer.
  7. Launch game.

Multiple save games[edit]

Only one save game is able to played at any one time.
Manually move files in your save game data location[citation needed]
  1. Disable Steam Cloud synchronization.
  2. Make a backup of all the .sav files located in %APPDATA%\Sword of the Stars - The Pit
  3. Move the save game of the character you want a second save for to another folder (e.g.: for Marine move AutoSaveMarine.sav out)
  4. Start a new game as the character
  5. Swap the save files whenever you want to switch saves

Sword of the Stars has stopped responding[edit]

Repair xnafx40_redist.msi[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\_CommonRedist\XNA\4.0\
  2. Run xnafx40_redist.msi.
  3. Choose "repair".
  4. Launch game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.6 GHz Intel Pentium 2 GHz Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB 750 MB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM 1 GB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/233700/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (233700) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References