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Latest revision as of 21:50, 5 March 2021

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command cover
Developers
Traveller's Tales
Publishers
Activision
Release dates
Windows October 19, 2000
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Series Toy Story
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command on MobyGames
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command on Wikipedia
Toy Story
Subseries of Pixar
Disney's Animated Storybook: Toy Story 1996
Toy Story 1996
Toy Story 2: Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue 1999
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command 2000
Toy Story Mania! 2010
Toy Story 3: The Video Game 2010
Toy Story Drop! 2019

Key points

Has problems running on modern machines without patches. See Issues fixed and Issues unresolved.

General information

Pixar Wiki

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Simple disc check. See Bypass disc check.
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Bypass disc check[edit]

Edit registry entries
  1. Copy the contents of the the <disc-root-directory>\Setup\buzzly\CD directory from the disc to <path-to-game>.[Note 1]
  2. Open HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\travellerstalesbuzz2k\ in the registry editor.
  3. Change the value of cdpath to <path-to-game>\.[Note 1]
  4. Change the value of path to <path-to-game>\data\, if it isn't already.[Note 1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\BuzzXX.sav[Note 2]

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Use dgVoodoo 2.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 60 FPS.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues unresolved[edit]

Background music distortion[edit]

After an unspecified amount of time, the background music will become distorted. Pausing and un-pausing the game will fix it, but restarts the music.

Issues fixed[edit]

"Unable to enumerate a suitable device" error[edit]

Use dgVoodoo
  1. Download dgVoodoo 2.
  2. Extract the contents of dgVoodoo folder to <path-to-game>.
  3. Move contents of the x86 folder contained in the MS folder, to <path-to-game>.
  4. Run dgVoodooCpl.exe.
  5. Click the [.\] button below the banner.
  6. Change General settings according to your hardware.
  7. Under the DirectX tab, choose a Videocard (works with ATI Radeon 8500, maybe others). Various performance and video settings can be changed if desired.
  8. Tick "Fast Video Memory Access".
  9. Click Apply.
  10. Run the game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 266 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 160 MB
Video card (GPU) 4 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7.0a compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 replace <path-to-game> with the full path of your installation folder.
  2. 2.0 2.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References