Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr

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Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr
Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr cover
Terminal Reality
Gathering of Developers
Release dates
Windows October 3, 2000
Series Blair Witch
Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr on MobyGames
Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr on Wikipedia
Blair Witch
Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr 2000
Blair Witch Volume 2: The Legend of Coffin Rock 2000
Blair Witch Volume 3: The Elly Kedward Tale 2000
Blair Witch 2019

Key points

Even though it is called Blair Witch this game is also a sequel to Nocturne, set a year before the events in Epilogue.
Nocturne Editor is available for download here. This game uses a newer version of the engine, so not all features work.

General information

MobyGames page


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Simple disc check.
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

dgVoodoo 2[edit]

Can be used to force higher resolutions, anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering.
Bilinear blit stretch makes the pre-rendered backgrounds less pixelated on higher resolutions.
  1. Download the latest version of dgVoodoo 2 and unpack it (verified working on version 2.54).
  2. Copy all the files from the MS folder to the game installation folder.
  3. Run dgVoodooCpl.exe and configure the settings to you liking.
  • Game uses DirectX in hardware mode, so the above mentioned improvements should be activated in the DirectX tab.
Increasing HUD and subtitle size using dgVoodoo 2[1]
  1. Run dgVoodooCpl.exe and in DirectX tab select your desired resolution.
  2. In the game graphic options menu select a resolution that is lower than the one set in dgVoodoo 2. The lower the resolution selected in game, the bigger the HUD and subtitles will be rendered on screen. Don't select a resolution lower than 640x480, because that will reduce the quality of the pre-rendered backgrounds.

Level of detail[edit]

Blair Witch Volume 1 Rustin Parr - LOD modification disables LOD switching and makes the game use the highest quality 3D models for all the characters and enemies all the time.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

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


Graphic options menu.
Graphic options menu.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
In software mode resolutions up to 640x480 are available, in hardware mode up to 1280x960. Menus remain 640x480. See dgVoodoo 2 for higher resolutions. In widescreen resolutions the game is stretched.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use dgVoodoo 2. In DirectX tab under Behavior disable Application controlled windows/fullscreen state and Disable Alt-Enter to toggle screen state, then in game press Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Force using dgVoodoo 2.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Use dgVoodoo 2 to force MSAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enabled by default in hardware mode, but only during gameplay. Force using dgVoodoo 2 to enable it in the menus too.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Framerate is uncapped only in software mode, but causes clothes physics to speed up.


Control options menu.
Control options menu.
Key configuration menu.
Key configuration menu.


Sound options menu.
Sound options menu.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects, dialogue and music.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan translation.
Fan translation.
Local retail only.
Local retail only.

Issues fixed[edit]

System RAM and swap disk space warning[edit]

When launching the game two warning messages are displayed about 0.0MB of system RAM and 0.0MB of free swap disk space. These can be ignored or the game can be run in Windows 98 compatibility mode to avoid these messages from appearing.
Turning on Windows 98 compatibility mode[1]
  1. Right click the game shortcut or nocturne.exe.
  2. Click Properties, then open the Compatibility tab.
  3. Under Compatibility mode check Run this program in compatibility mode for and select Windows 98/Windows ME.
  4. Click Apply and OK.


This will disable any enhancements set in dgVoodoo 2.

High frame rate issues[edit]

The physics are linked to 60 FPS, so playing at high fps can cause problems.
Limit the Framerate to 60FPS[citation needed]
Vsync (Enabled by default)
  1. Set the monitor refresh rate to 60 Hz.

Menu runs to fast[edit]

The animations of menu are linked to 60 FPS, so playing at high fps can cause problems.
The menu lacks vsync or framelimit so it runs very quickly
Limit the Framerate to 60FPS[citation needed]
  1. Force Vsync in the Control Panel and Set the monitor refresh rate to 60 Hz.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 6.1, 7
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, NT 4.0, 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 2, Celeron (233 MHz)
System memory (RAM) 64 MB (96 MB for hardware acceleration)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 850 MB
Video card (GPU) Matrox G200/G400, ATI Rage 128, or TnT/TnT2
DirectX 6.1 compatible


  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).


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Verified by User:Antrad on January 30, 2018
  2. Information taken from the game manual.