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{{Infobox game
 
{{Infobox game
|cover        = Populus Run cover.webp
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|cover        = https://www.mobygames.com/images/covers/l/117142-grand-prix-legends-windows-front-cover.jpg
 
|developers  =  
 
|developers  =  
{{Infobox game/row/developer|FiftyTwo}}
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{{Infobox game/row/developer|Papyrus Design Group
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}}
 
|publishers  =  
 
|publishers  =  
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{{Infobox game/row/publisher|Sierra|North America}}
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{{Infobox game/row/publisher|GPL Game Community|Contemporary}}
 
|engines      =  
 
|engines      =  
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{{Infobox game/row/engine|Papy3D 3.0}}
 
|release dates=  
 
|release dates=  
{{Infobox game/row/date|OS X|January 29, 2021}}
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{{Infobox game/row/date|Windows|October 6, 1998}}
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{{Infobox game/row/date|Windows|December 30, 2019}}
 
|reception    =  
 
|reception    =  
{{Infobox game/row/reception|Metacritic|link|rating}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/reception|OpenCritic|link|rating}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/reception|IGDB|populus-run|rating}}
 
 
|taxonomy    =
 
|taxonomy    =
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/monetization      | }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/monetization      | }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/microtransactions | }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/microtransactions | }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/modes            | Singleplayer }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/modes            | Singleplayer, Multiplayer }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/pacing            | }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/pacing            | }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/perspectives      | Third-person }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/perspectives      | First-person, Third-person }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/controls          | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/controls          | Direct control }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/genres            | Action }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/genres            | Racing }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/sports            | }}
 
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/sports            | }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/vehicles          | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/vehicles          | Track racing }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/art styles        | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/art styles        | Realistic }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/themes            | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/themes            | Contemporary, North America }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/series            | }}
 
 
|steam appid  =  
 
|steam appid  =  
 
|steam appid side =  
 
|steam appid side =  
 
|gogcom id    =  
 
|gogcom id    =  
 
|gogcom id side =  
 
|gogcom id side =  
|official site= https://populusrun.wefiftytwo.com/
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|official site= http://www.gplworld.de
|hltb        = 87700
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|hltb        =  
|igdb        = <!-- Only needs to be set if there is no IGDB reception row -->
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|igdb        =  
|mobygames    = populus-run
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|mobygames    = https://www.mobygames.com/game/windows/grand-prix-legends
 
|strategywiki =  
 
|strategywiki =  
|wikipedia    =  
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|wikipedia    = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Prix_Legends
 
|winehq      =  
 
|winehq      =  
 
|license      = commercial
 
|license      = commercial
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|current state    =
 
|current state    =
 
}}
 
}}
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'''Key points'''
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{{--}} The 60 FPS could not be downloaded because the site looks private, it was only available in this [http://srmz.net/index.php?showtopic=12365 site.]
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{{ii}} This game could not load the track because the game crashes running on Windows 8 or above. Fix this DEP problem or type at command prompt, bcdedit.exe /set nx alwaysoff.
  
 
==Availability==
 
==Availability==
 
{{Availability|
 
{{Availability|
{{Availability/row| MacApp | id1376509945 | MacApp | Included with {{store feature|Apple Arcade}}. | | OS X }}
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{{Availability/row| Retail | | Disc | {{DRM|SecuROM}} disc check | | Windows }}
}}
 
 
 
==Game data==
 
===Configuration file(s) location===
 
{{Game data|
 
{{Game data/config|OS X|}}
 
}}
 
 
 
===Save game data location===
 
{{Game data|
 
{{Game data/saves|OS X|}}
 
 
}}
 
}}
  
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|ultrawidescreen wsgf award =  
 
|ultrawidescreen wsgf award =  
 
|4k ultra hd wsgf award    =  
 
|4k ultra hd wsgf award    =  
|widescreen resolution      = unknown
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|widescreen resolution      = hackable
|widescreen resolution notes=  
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|widescreen resolution notes= Widescreen works only 1600x1200 4:3 by default in game. Main menu has 320x200 only. See [[#Widescreen resolution|Widescreen resolution]].
|multimonitor              = unknown
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|multimonitor              = false
 
|multimonitor notes        =  
 
|multimonitor notes        =  
|ultrawidescreen            = unknown
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|ultrawidescreen            = hackable
|ultrawidescreen notes      =  
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|ultrawidescreen notes      = See [[#Widescreen resolution|Widescreen resolution]].
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|4k ultra hd notes          =  
 
|4k ultra hd notes          =  
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|fov                        = false
 
|fov notes                  =  
 
|fov notes                  =  
|windowed                  = unknown
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|windowed                  = false
 
|windowed notes            =  
 
|windowed notes            =  
|borderless windowed        = unknown
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|borderless windowed        = false
 
|borderless windowed notes  =  
 
|borderless windowed notes  =  
|anisotropic                = unknown
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|anisotropic                = false
 
|anisotropic notes          =  
 
|anisotropic notes          =  
|antialiasing              = unknown
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|antialiasing              = false
 
|antialiasing notes        =  
 
|antialiasing notes        =  
|vsync                      = unknown
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|vsync                      = false
 
|vsync notes                =  
 
|vsync notes                =  
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|60 fps                    = false
|60 fps notes              =  
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|60 fps notes              = The 60 FPS patch cannot be downloaded because the site looks private, it was only available on it.
|120 fps                    = unknown
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|120 fps                    = hackable
|120 fps notes              =  
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|120 fps notes              = 36 FPS cap. See [[#High FPS|High FPS]]
 
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|hdr                        = unknown
 
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Populus Run
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Developers
[[Company:Papyrus Design Group |Papyrus Design Group]]
Publishers
North America Sierra
Contemporary GPL Game Community
Engines
Papy3D 3.0
Release dates
Windows October 6, 1998
Windows December 30, 2019
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Perspectives First-person, Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Racing
Vehicles Track racing
Art styles Realistic
Themes Contemporary, North America
Populus Run on MobyGames
Populus Run on Wikipedia

Populus Run is a singleplayer and multiplayer first-person and third-person racing game.

Key points

The 60 FPS could not be downloaded because the site looks private, it was only available in this site.
This game could not load the track because the game crashes running on Windows 8 or above. Fix this DEP problem or type at command prompt, bcdedit.exe /set nx alwaysoff.

Availability

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

Video

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Widescreen works only 1600x1200 4:3 by default in game. Main menu has 320x200 only. See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
See Widescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
The 60 FPS patch cannot be downloaded because the site looks private, it was only available on it.
120+ FPS
36 FPS cap. See High FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input

Audio

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Turkish

Other information

API

Executable 32-bit 64-bitARM Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
[1]

Middleware

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

System requirements

macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 11.0
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 423.3 MB
A 64-bit operating system is required.

References