Carmageddon: Max Damage

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Carmageddon: Max Damage
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Stainless Games
Original Stainless Games
Current THQ Nordic
Release dates
Windows October 27, 2016[1]
Carmageddon: Max Damage on MobyGames
Carmageddon: Max Damage on Wikipedia
Carmageddon 1997
Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse Now 1998
Carmageddon TDR 2000 2000
Carmageddon: Reincarnation 2015
Carmageddon: Max Damage 2016

Key points

The game is an updated version of Carmageddon: Reincarnation.
Free for Carmageddon: Reincarnation owners on Steam.[1]

General information

Official website (archived)
Official forums (archived) Community Discussions for game series Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Essential improvements[edit]

Skip splash screen[edit]

Delete/rename the splash files[2]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Data_Misc\splashscreen in the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename splash.png

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\Data_Misc\config
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/505170/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Carmageddon Max Damage\savegames
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/505170/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
X-axis can also be inverted.
Controller support
XInput supported, DirectInput has some mapping issues.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
3 pre-set layouts available. Presets can be edited by altering text files in <path-to-game>\Data_Misc\default_controls
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
X-axis can also be inverted.
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts
Cursor detection
Always reads cursor as visible.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Sound Effects, Comment, Engine
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
6 Versus

Connection types

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-2100 3.1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon HD 6000 Series
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
Laptop versions of graphics cards may work but are NOT officially supported.


  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/505170/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (505170) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Carmageddon: Max Damage for PC - OUT NOW! - last accessed on October 28, 2016
  2. Verified by User:Diskersen on 2018-07-02