Asterix: Mega Madness

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Asterix: Mega Madness
Asterix: Mega Madness cover
Developers
Unique Development Studios
Publishers
Infogrames
Russia Akella
Release dates
Windows 2001
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Mini-games
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Classical, Europe
Series Asterix
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Asterix: Mega Madness is a singleplayer and multiplayer third-person action and mini-games game in the Asterix series.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Depends on version, either a simple disc check, SecuROM 2 DRM or SecuROM 4 DRM
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video[edit]

External Video Settings.
External Video Settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Can be selected but will flip the game upside down.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
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[edit]

Input Settings.
Input Settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Individual games have a few presets to choose from. General controls cannot be changed at all.
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
The game pauses on lost focus.
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese
Dutch
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Polish
Retail only
Russian
Retail only

Issues fixed[edit]

Extreme screen flickering[edit]

Instructions[1]
The old version of Direct-X used in the game causes this problem on modern systems.
  1. Use a Direct-X wrapper like dgVoodoo 2.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Requires a joystick or gamepad for Player 2.
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95, 98, ME, 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 200 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 350 MB
Video card (GPU) 8 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7 compatible

References

  1. Verified by User:Nessy on 2022-01-15