Frequently Asked Questions
What rating is Prodigal Sim?
The jokes are at times suggestive and recommended for more mature players, but it falls in line with the show's TV-14 rating.
Is this game official?
No, this is an unofficial fanwork made purely out of love and not for profit.
What platforms is Prodigal Sim available on?
Is an Internet connection required to play?
For the Mac and Windows download versions, no Internet connection is required during gameplay.
Is any player data transmitted during gameplay?
No. If an Internet connection is available, there is one outbound request to check for updates when accessing the main menu. All gameplay remains local to your computer.
How can I get updates?
Automatic updates are only supported on the Windows version. For other platforms, you will need to redownload the game or clear cache when updates are released. Your saves will automatically carry over.
How do I run the game after I download?
After download, unzip the file. In the unzipped files, on Mac, right-click the Prodigal Sim icon and choose "Open" from the menu. On Windows, double-click the Prodigal-Sim.exe file.
On Mac, I'm getting a message that developer cannot be verified. How can I run the game?
This message will display on the latest MacOS versions because we are unable to notarize Prodigal Sim through the Apple Store (costs $). If you are comfortable with running the game, right-click the game, then choose "Open" from the menu, then press the "Open" button.
On PC, I'm getting a message that Microsoft Defender SmartScreen prevented an unrecognized app from starting. How can I run the game?
This message will display on the latest Windows versions because we are unable to sign Prodigal Sim with a certificate (costs $). If you are comfortable with running the game, click the "More info" link and then click the "Run anyway" button.
I'm having a problem with... how can I get support?
Support is available via Twitter DM @prodigalsim.