3D Instructor

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3D Instructor
3D Instructor cover
Developers
Forward Development
Publishers
Forward Development
Retail Noviy Disk
Engines
Nebula Device[1]
Release dates
Windows December 28, 2006[2]
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Series 3D Instructor
3D Instructor
3D Instructor 2006
City Car Driving 2010

General information

Official English website (archived)
Official Russian website (archived)
It is unknown if a full English version of the game officially exists
Also known as Educational Car Simulator[3]
Predecessor to City Car Driving[4]

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Comes with Home Exam PDD[5]
Windows
Official website (unavailable)
Requires online activation
Archived site. Shareware that used to be activated by internet or SMS which is no longer available, thus, the game can only run in demo mode.
Windows
English demo
Russian demo

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch 1.4[edit]

Digital distribution version is already patched.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Multisoft\PDD\profiles\

Video[edit]

Video settings
Video settings

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Some keys are not registered by the game
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
It appears to only be available in the demo version
Russian

Issues fixed[edit]

Runtime error / Unable to locate a certain file[edit]

Reinstall the game in a directory path that only contains ASCII characters (e.g. C:\Games\3D Instructor)
Do not install the proposed Xvid codec
Install the latest DirectX End-User Runtime or the one bundled with the game
Set regional system settings to Russian

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7, 9 The demo seems to only have DX7
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 Recommended
Operating system (OS) Windows XP SP1
Processor (CPU) 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 545 MB
Video card (GPU) GeForce MX 440, Radeon 9200

Notes

  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. City Car Driving :: Topic: Game Questions (51/52) - last accessed on 2022-03-19
  2. www.multisoft-web.ru / Новости - last accessed on 2021-07-10
  3. Учебный автосимулятор - last accessed on 2021-07-10
  4. City Car Driving - Origin and history - last accessed on 2021-07-10
  5. Учебный автосимулятор - last accessed on 2021-07-10