Fall of Porcupine – How to Savegame Sync

As of right now, Steam Cloud is not enabled for Fall of Porcupine. This can be particularly problematic if you play across different devices. However, on Windows, there is a manual workaround that can be considered as an “easy way” to achieve this.

Guide to Savegame Sync

Exporting the Game’s Save-State

Right now, the game’s progress is stored in the Windows registry. To export your savegame:

  • Start the Windows Command Line by hitting Windows+R, typing “cmd”, and hitting Enter.
  • Copy the following text into the new window and hit Enter again:
reg export "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Buntspecht Film und Digitales GmbH\FallOfPorcupine" "export.reg"

This created a .reg-file in your “C:\Users\YOURUSER” directory.

Transfer and Import

  • Copy the newly creatd .reg-file over to your other Windows device, e.g. via USB drive.
  • Double click on the .reg-file on the new device and accept the prompt.
  • Start the game.

Disclaimer

Unfortunately, you have to repeat those steps every time you plan to play on a different device. To speed things up, you can export to a dedicated cloud service such as OneDrive. I’m in a hurry right now, so please consider this a bare-bones “fix” for the missing cloud feature. There’s surely a more elegant way to achieve this, possibly through automation.

On the other hand, I’m not sure if it’s worth the effort since the developers are probably already working on it.

Jan Bonkoski
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A lifelong gamer Jan Bakowski, also known as Lazy Dice, was always interested in gaming and writing. He lives in Poland (Wrocław). His passion for games began with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on the Nintendo 64 back in 1998. Proud owner of Steam Deck, which has become his primary gaming platform. He’s been making guides since 2012. Sharing his gaming experience with other players has become not only his hobby but also his job.

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