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{{--}} The lighting in the PC port is very missing. As a result, shadows are basically non-existent. Comparisons: [https://streamable.com/z2xqb PSX 1], [https://streamable.com/k6he4 PC 1]; [https://streamable.com/aphcp PSX 2], [https://streamable.com/rzrjx PC 2]
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{{ii}}This guide was intended for another game, but is also applicable to Mega Man Legends.  [https://steamcommunity.com/app/356500/discussions/0/405693392908045242/] .
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Latest revision as of 10:19, 12 May 2021

Mega Man Legends
Mega Man Legends cover
Developers
Capcom
Release dates
Windows February 23, 2001
Mega Man Legends on HowLongToBeat
Mega Man Legends on IGDB
Mega Man Legends guide on StrategyWiki
Mega Man Legends on MobyGames
Mega Man Legends on Wikipedia
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Key points

The lighting in the PC port is missing. As a result, shadows are basically non-existent. Comparisons: PSX 1, PC 1; PSX 2, PC 2
The music for the PC port is noticeably lower quality than the PSX version due to Capcom using low-quality recordings of the PSX music. See the Unfinished Business Patch for higher quality music

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Windows
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Unfinished Business Patch[edit]

Replaces almost all pieces of music with higher quality recordings from the PSX version[1].
Contains two optional alternate tracks from other games (PS1 GTA and Zero Hour from Freedom Fighters), rename them to .WAV files and overwrite if you wish to use them.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\MEGAMAN.CFG[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\DASH_**.MCD[Note 1]

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use dgVoodoo2. Stretching occurs.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Use dgVoodoo2. Stretching occurs.
4K Ultra HD
Use dgVoodoo2. Stretching occurs.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Use dgVoodoo2.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use dgVoodoo2, enable in the hidden settings under the GeneralExt tab.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Use dgVoodoo2.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Use dgVoodoo2.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 30 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse is not supported.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Cutscenes do not have subtitles.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Japanese

Issues unresolved[edit]

Very low fps on Windows 10[edit]

Problem that apparently happens in the latest versions of Windows 10.

Issues fixed[edit]

Corrupted text on modern hardware[edit]

Use WineD3D[2]
  1. Download WineD3D and extract it.
  2. Copy ddraw.dll and wined3d.dll into <path-to-game>.
  3. Run the game.

"Video not available. Cannot find 'vids:IV50' decompressor" FIX[edit]

Install the Codinstl codec[3]
  1. Download the Codinstl codec.
  2. Run the codinstl.exe file, proceeding through the installer.
  3. Run the game.

Notes

This guide was intended for another game, but is also applicable to Mega Man Legends. [1] .

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 6
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95, 98, ME
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 300 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 3dfx Voodoo3
Nvidia GeForce
Matrox G400
DirectX 6.0 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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

  1. Mega Man Legends Station - Unfinished Business Mod\Patch
  2. Verified by User:Anon1 on 2020-12-18
  3. Verified by User:Anon1 on 2020-12-18