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Revision as of 01:56, 25 January 2021

Magical Chase
Magical Chase cover
Developers
Quest
Windows RSP Team
Publishers
Bothtec
Release dates
Windows April 10, 1998
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Side view, Scrolling
Controls Direct control
Genres Shooter
Vehicles Flight
Art styles Cartoon, Pixel art
Themes Fantasy
Magical Chase on HowLongToBeat
Magical Chase on IGDB
Magical Chase on MobyGames
Magical Chase on Wikipedia

Warnings

This game is not playable in English (see Localizations for supported languages).

Key points

Requires an Japanese OS to work properly.
Is somewhat finicky on modern OSes.

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Simple disc check.[1]
Windows
This game is not available digitally.
Japan exclusive.

Essential improvements

Patches

The controller patch fixes issues with controllers.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\QUEST\Magical Chase for Windows95\1.00.000[Note 1]

Video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4:3 aspect ratio.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Locked at 640x480 when in fullscreen mode.[2]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Press Alt+ Enter to switch between fullscreen and windowed.[3]
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
[4]
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 60fps.[5]

Input settings

Input settings (keyboard).
Input settings (keyboard).
Input settings (controller).
Input settings (controller).

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse not supported in-game, needed for launcher and configuration menus.[6]
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
[7]
Full controller support
Need to use keyboard or mouse to launch the game, quit the game, and to use the configuration menus.[8]
Controller remapping
[9]
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
[10]
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Generic/other controllers
[11]
Button prompts
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
All dialogue in the game is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Red Book CD audio
Also have the choice of using lower quality .wav versions of the music instead. This is also streamed directly off of the disc.[12]

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Japanese

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
[13]

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Windows 95
Processor (CPU) Pentium 100mhz
System memory (RAM) 16MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 16MB
Video card (GPU) DirectDraw-compatible GPU

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, 32-bit programs writing to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE will be redirected to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node (more details).

References

  1. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2019-11-11
  2. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2020-07-18
  3. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2019-11-11
  4. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2020-07-17
  5. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2019-11-11
  6. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2019-11-11
  7. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2019-11-11
  8. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2019-11-11
  9. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2019-11-11
  10. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2019-09-11
    Tested using an wired Xbox One controller.
  11. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2019-11-11
  12. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2020-07-17
  13. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2019-11-11