Army Ranger: Mogadishu

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Army Ranger: Mogadishu
Army Ranger: Mogadishu cover
Developers
Jarhead Games
Publishers
North America Groove Games
Germany City Interactive
Russia 1C Company
Engines
Lithtech Jupiter
Release dates
Windows June 14, 2005
Taxonomy
Series Terrorist Takedown
Army Ranger: Mogadishu on MobyGames
Terrorist Takedown
Terrorist Takedown 2004
Terrorist Takedown: Payback 2005
Terrorist Takedown: Conflict in Mogadishu 2005
Terrorist Takedown: War in Colombia 2006
Terrorist Takedown: Covert Operations 2006
Terrorist Takedown 2 2007
Terrorist Takedown 3 2010

Key points

Also known as Terrorist Takedown: Conflict in Mogadishu.

Availability[edit]

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

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\autoexec.cfg[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\display.cfg

Save game data location[edit]

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

Video[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Stretches from 4:3. See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Stretches from 4:3. See Widescreen resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Start Lithtech.exe with -windowtitle "Army Ranger: Mogadishu" -rez Game.rez +windowed 1 parameters. Make sure to cap the framerate to prevent gameplay glitches.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Use dgVoodoo.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Use dgVoodoo.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enabled by default.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Uncapped frame rate causes minor issues.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Using a non 4:3 resolution will cause stretching.
Widescreen resolutions cannot be set in-game. You must do it through the configuration file.
Set video mode via configuration file
  1. Go to <path-to-game>.
  2. Open display.cfg.
  3. Change screenwidth and screenheight to the desired resolution.

Input[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

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

Uncontrollable mouse movement[edit]

Mouse moves in wavelike pattern when attempting y-axis movement.
Decrease mouse polling rate to 125 Hz

Vsync broken on Windows 10[edit]

Use dgVoodoo wrapper
  1. Download dgVoodoo2.
  2. Copy D3D8.DLL from the \MS\x86\ folder to the game install directory.

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III - 750 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c 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