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Army Men: Sarge's Heroes

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Army Men: Sarge's Heroes
Army Men: Sarge's Heroes cover
Retail re-release Sold Out Software
Release dates
Windows December 15, 2000
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres TPS
Series Army Men
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Army Men: Sarge's Heroes is a singleplayer and multiplayer third-person TPS game in the Army Men series.

The PC version is based on the PlayStation version of the game, rather than the Nintendo 64 and Dreamcast versions.


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

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GameState.dat[Note 1]


Keyboard/controller settings.
Keyboard/controller settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Native 4:3 aspect ratio; image will automatically stretch to monitor size.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Run game with /w starting parameter
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
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
Frame rate is locked at 25 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)



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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Issues unresolved

Bad draw distance

Draw distance makes the game hard to play. On older computers it seems to be better, but on modern systems it's hard to see anything. Compatibility settings do nothing to fix the issue.

FMV movies aren't visible

On newer systems, the FMVs cannot be seen. The audio from them can be heard, but there's no video.

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Cutscenes MPG Movie

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 300 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 375 MB
Video card (GPU) 4 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7 compatible


  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).