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The Swapper

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The Swapper
The Swapper cover
Developers
Facepalm Games
Engines
MonoGame
Release dates
Windows May 30, 2013
macOS (OS X) February 18, 2014
Linux February 18, 2014
The Swapper at Wikipedia

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Purchase via Humble Widget.
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Humble Store
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 %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Facepalm Games\The Swapper 1000\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Facepalm Games/The Swapper 1000/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Facepalm Games/The Swapper 1000/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Facepalm Games\The Swapper 1000\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Facepalm Games/The Swapper 1000/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Facepalm Games/The Swapper 1000/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
During gameplay, the game always runs in 16:9.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See Anti-aliasing (AA). Downsampling requires a trick to work properly.[1]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Includes slider to choose desired refresh rate. Goes up to 144Hz.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Enabling anti-aliasing[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file location.
  2. Open CommonSettings.pro.
  3. Find the lines Antialiasing False.
  4. Change the lines to say Antialiasing True.
  5. Repeat for <user-id>.pro.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.1 output[2]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Spanish
Fan translation, download.
Russian
Fan translation, available here.

Issues fixed[edit]

Game crashes on startup[edit]

Disable fullscreen[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file location.
  2. Open CommonSettings.pro.
  3. Find the line IsFullscreen True.
  4. Change the line to say IsFullscreen False.

Notes

For some users who still experience problems with Steam version using latest DRM-free version instead seems to solve the issue.[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 3.0
64-bit executable
OS X and Linux only.

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Farseer Physics Engine, Physics2D.Net
Audio FMOD
Input SDL2

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) 2.2 GHz Dual core
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800
ATI Radeon HD 4800
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) Dual core
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD 3000/4000
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 10.04, Ubuntu 13.10
Processor (CPU) 2.2 GHz Dual core
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800
ATI Radeon HD 4800
512 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
Intel HD graphics devices are currently not supported.[3]

References