Difference between revisions of "US Racer"

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{{Infobox game/row/developer|Davilex Games}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/developer|Davilex Games}}
 
|publishers  =  
 
|publishers  =  
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{{Infobox game/row/publisher|1C Company|Russia}}
 
|engines      =  
 
|engines      =  
 
|release dates=  
 
|release dates=  
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{{Availability|
 
{{Availability|
 
{{Availability/row| Retail | | unknown | | | Windows }}
 
{{Availability/row| Retail | | unknown | | | Windows }}
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}}
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==Essential improvements==
 +
===Skip intro videos===
 +
{{Fixbox|fix=
 +
# Go to <code>{{p|game}}\Data\Video</code>
 +
# Rename, move or delete this file:
 +
<pre>
 +
davileader.avi
 +
</pre>
 +
# Go to <code>{{p|game}}\Data\Video\Language</code>
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# Rename, move or delete this file:
 +
<pre>
 +
Intro.avi
 +
Text.avi
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</pre>
 
}}
 
}}
  
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===Configuration file(s) location===
 
===Configuration file(s) location===
 
{{Game data|
 
{{Game data|
{{Game data/config|Windows|}}
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{{Game data/config|Windows|{{p|game}}}}
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
===Save game data location===
 
===Save game data location===
 
{{Game data|
 
{{Game data|
{{Game data/saves|Windows|}}
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{{Game data/saves|Windows|{{p|game}}\Common}}
 
}}
 
}}
  
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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      = false
|widescreen resolution notes=  
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|widescreen resolution notes= Only 4 hardcoded resolution options.
 
|multimonitor              = unknown
 
|multimonitor              = unknown
 
|multimonitor notes        =  
 
|multimonitor notes        =  
|ultrawidescreen            = unknown
+
|ultrawidescreen            = false
 
|ultrawidescreen notes      =  
 
|ultrawidescreen notes      =  
|4k ultra hd                = unknown
+
|4k ultra hd                = false
 
|4k ultra hd notes          =  
 
|4k ultra hd notes          =  
|fov                        = unknown
+
|fov                        = false
 
|fov notes                  =  
 
|fov notes                  =  
|windowed                  = unknown
+
|windowed                  = false
 
|windowed notes            =  
 
|windowed notes            =  
|borderless windowed        = unknown
+
|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                =  
|60 fps                    = unknown
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|60 fps                    = true
 
|60 fps notes              =  
 
|60 fps notes              =  
|120 fps                    = unknown
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|120 fps                    = true
 
|120 fps notes              =  
 
|120 fps notes              =  
 
|hdr                        = unknown
 
|hdr                        = unknown
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==Input settings==
 
==Input settings==
 
{{Input settings
 
{{Input settings
|key remap                = unknown
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|key remap                = true
 
|key remap notes          =  
 
|key remap notes          =  
|acceleration option      = unknown
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|acceleration option      = false
 
|acceleration option notes =  
 
|acceleration option notes =  
|mouse sensitivity        = unknown
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|mouse sensitivity        = false
 
|mouse sensitivity notes  =  
 
|mouse sensitivity notes  =  
|mouse menu                = unknown
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|mouse menu                = false
 
|mouse menu notes          =  
 
|mouse menu notes          =  
|invert mouse y-axis      = unknown
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|invert mouse y-axis      = false
 
|invert mouse y-axis notes =  
 
|invert mouse y-axis notes =  
 
|touchscreen              = unknown
 
|touchscreen              = unknown
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==Audio settings==
 
==Audio settings==
 
{{Audio settings
 
{{Audio settings
|separate volume          = unknown
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|separate volume          = true
|separate volume notes    =  
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|separate volume notes    = Music & Effects.
 
|surround sound          = unknown
 
|surround sound          = unknown
 
|surround sound notes    =  
 
|surround sound notes    =  
|subtitles                = unknown
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|subtitles                = false
 
|subtitles notes          =  
 
|subtitles notes          =  
|closed captions          = unknown
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|closed captions          = n/a
 
|closed captions notes    =  
 
|closed captions notes    =  
|mute on focus lost      = unknown
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|mute on focus lost      = false
 
|mute on focus lost notes =  
 
|mute on focus lost notes =  
|eax support              =  
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|eax support              = true
 
|eax support notes        =  
 
|eax support notes        =  
 
}}
 
}}
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  |language  = English
 
  |language  = English
 
  |interface = true
 
  |interface = true
  |audio    = unknown
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  |audio    = true
  |subtitles = unknown
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  |subtitles = n/a
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|notes    =
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|fan      =
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}}
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{{L10n/switch
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|language  = German
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|interface = true
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|audio    = true
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|subtitles = n/a
 
  |notes    =  
 
  |notes    =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
}}
 
}}
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}}
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==Network==
 +
{{Network/Multiplayer
 +
|local play          = true
 +
|local play players  = 2
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|local play modes    =
 +
|local play notes    = Splitscreen.
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|lan play            = false
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|lan play players    =
 +
|lan play modes      =
 +
|lan play notes      =
 +
|online play          = false
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|online play players  =
 +
|online play modes    =
 +
|online play notes    =
 +
|asynchronous        =
 +
|asynchronous notes  =
 +
}}
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==Issues fixed==
 +
===Game does not launch or crashes upon loading===
 +
 +
{{Fixbox|description=Instructions|fix=
 +
# Use [[dgVoodoo 2]].
 +
 +
If the game still crashes at launch:
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# Choose [[Windows Compatibility Mode|Windows 95 compatibility mode]].
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# Prevent the game from trying to play the intro movie. See [[#Skip intro videos]].
 
}}
 
}}
  
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|directdraw versions    =  
 
|directdraw versions    =  
 
|directdraw notes      =  
 
|directdraw notes      =  
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|wing                  =
 +
|wing notes            =
 
|opengl versions        =  
 
|opengl versions        =  
 
|opengl notes          =  
 
|opengl notes          =  
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|shader model versions  =  
 
|shader model versions  =  
 
|shader model notes    =  
 
|shader model notes    =  
|windows 32-bit exe    = unknown
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|windows 32-bit exe    = true
|windows 64-bit exe    = unknown
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|windows 64-bit exe    = false
 
|windows exe notes      =  
 
|windows exe notes      =  
|macos 32-bit app       =  
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|mac os x powerpc app  =
|macos 64-bit app       =  
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|macos intel 32-bit app = unknown
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|macos intel 64-bit app = unknown
 
|macos app notes        =  
 
|macos app notes        =  
|linux 32-bit executable=  
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|linux 32-bit executable= unknown
|linux 64-bit executable=  
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|linux 64-bit executable= unknown
 
|linux executable notes =  
 
|linux executable notes =  
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}}
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===Middleware===
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{{Middleware
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|physics          =
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|physics notes    =
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|audio            = Miles Sound System
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|audio notes      = 6.0m<ref>{{Refcheck|user=Nessy|date=2019-07-26|comment=Version number found in Mss32.dll in the game installation folder.}}</ref>
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|interface        =
 +
|interface notes  =
 +
|input            =
 +
|input notes      =
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|cutscenes        =
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|cutscenes notes  =
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|multiplayer      =
 +
|multiplayer notes=
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|anticheat        =
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|anticheat notes  =
 
}}
 
}}
  
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|OSfamily = Windows
 
|OSfamily = Windows
  
|minOS    = 95
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|minOS    = 95, 98, 2000, ME
|minCPU  = Intel Pentium II
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|minCPU  = Intel Pentium II 350 MHz
 
|minRAM  = 64 MB
 
|minRAM  = 64 MB
 
|minHD    = 100 MB
 
|minHD    = 100 MB
|minGPU  =
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|minGPU  = 8 MB
|minGPU2  =
 
|minVRAM  = 8 MB
 
|minDX    =
 
  
 
|recOS    =  
 
|recOS    =  
|recCPU  =  
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|recCPU  = Intel Pentium III
|recRAM  =  
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|recRAM  = 128 MB
|recHD    =  
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|recHD    = 270 MB
|recGPU  =  
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|recGPU  = 16 MB
|recGPU2  =
+
|notes   =  
|recVRAM  =
 
|recDX   =  
 
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
{{References}}
 
{{References}}

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US Racer
US Racer cover
Developers
Davilex Games
Publishers
Russia 1C Company
Release dates
Windows 2002
Davilex Racer Series
A2 Racer (series)
London Racer (series)
Europe Racing 2001
Autobahn Raser IV 2002
US Racer 2002
Bikini Beach: Stunt Racer 2003
Taxi Raser 2004

Key points

Also released as USA Racer in Europe and A2 Racer Goes USA! in Netherlands.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Instructions
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Data\Video
  2. Rename, move or delete this file:
davileader.avi
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Data\Video\Language
  2. Rename, move or delete this file:
Intro.avi
Text.avi

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Common[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only 4 hardcoded resolution options.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
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 and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music & Effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Splitscreen.
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Game does not launch or crashes upon loading[edit]

Instructions
  1. Use dgVoodoo 2.

If the game still crashes at launch:

  1. Choose Windows 95 compatibility mode.
  2. Prevent the game from trying to play the intro movie. See #Skip intro videos.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System 6.0m[1]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98, 2000, ME
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 350 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) 8 MB

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. Verified by User:Nessy on 2019-07-26
    Version number found in Mss32.dll in the game installation folder.