The Castle Doctrine

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The Castle Doctrine
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Developers
Jason Rohrer
Release dates
Windows January 29, 2014
macOS (OS X) January 29, 2014
Linux January 29, 2014
The Castle Doctrine at Wikipedia

Key points

The game is open source.
No settings are available.

General information

Official website
Official forum
The Castle Doctrine Wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
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 <path-to-game>\settings\
macOS (OS X) <path-to-game>/settings/
Linux <path-to-game>/settings/
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
Steam Cloud
Server login information only.

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
See Widescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
See Widescreen resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
2D game.
Windowed
Toggle with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
2D game.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

By default the game launches in windowed mode, automatically picking the largest resolution possible.
Modify .ini files[citation needed]
  1. Go to \CastleDoctrine\settings
  2. Open screenWidth.ini and screenHeight.ini.
  3. Modify the values according to the screen resolution that you wish. (e.g. for 1920x1080 modify screenWidth.ini to 1920 and screenHeight.ini to 1080)

Notes

If you wish to use the selected resolution in fullscreen, do not forget to toggle the windowed mode via Alt+ Enter. Or modify fullscreen.ini to 1.

Input settings[edit]

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

Remapping[edit]

Modify .ini file[citation needed]
  1. Go to \CastleDoctrine\settings
  2. Open upLeftDownRightKeys.ini.
  3. Modify wasd according to the keys you wish to use. (e.g. tfgh)

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 900 MHz
System memory (RAM) 40 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.5
Processor (CPU) 900 MHz
System memory (RAM) 40 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 900 MHz
System memory (RAM) 40 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB

References