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The Book of Unwritten Tales 2

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The Book of Unwritten Tales 2
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 cover
Developers
King Art
Publishers
Nordic Games
Engines
Unity 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows February 19, 2015
macOS (OS X) February 19, 2015
Linux February 19, 2015
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General information

Official Website
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Almanac Edition Extras
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Bout2\config.xml
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\KING Art GmbH\The Book of Unwritten Tales 2\
macOS (OS X) ~/Bout2/config.xml
Linux ~/Bout2/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Bout2\savegames\
macOS (OS X) ~/Bout2/savegames/
Linux ~/Bout2/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Origin
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game general settings
In-game general settings
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Default fullscreen is borderless. See Unity.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA is used on the higher graphics quality presets.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Active on the "Medium" graphics preset and above.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Hotspot key can't be remapped.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Input method has to be changed in the settings menu.
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Korean
Polish
Spanish

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Native 3D
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Nvidia 3D Vision.

Nvidia 3D Vision[edit]

In the GOG.com version, 3D Vision will only trigger by executing <path-to-game>\bout2.exe, and not the <path-to-game>\Windows\BouT2.exe used for the normal shortcuts.
3D Vision fix by DarkStarSword[2]
  1. Download the fix from Helix Mod's web site.
  2. Extract the content to <path-to-game>.
  3. Ingame, the "K", "L", "semicolon" and "quote" keys will switch to higher convergence presets respectively. "L" is recommended for most of the game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 3.0
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3 Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 13 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Leopard 10.5.8 Snow Leopard 10.6.3
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 13 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8 Series
ATI Radeon X1600
Shader model 3.0 support
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 13 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8 Series
ATI Radeon X1600
Shader model 3.0 support

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 4.6.1f1[1]

References

  1. Verified by User:Soeb on 2016-07-19
  2. helixmod.blogspot.com - Helix Mod: The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 (Updated) - last accessed on 2017-01-11