Drome Racers

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Drome Racers
Drome Racers cover
Developers
Attention to Detail
Publishers
Lego Interactive
Electronic Arts
Release dates
Windows December 4, 2002
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person, Third-person
Genres Racing
Series Lego Racers
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Drome Racers on Wikipedia
Lego Racers
Subseries of Lego
Lego Racers 1999
Lego Racers 2 2001
Drome Racers 2002
Lego Portal Racers 2015

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc 2 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\LEGO Interactive\Games\Drome Racers\SaveGame.sav

Video[edit]

Video settings menus.
Video settings menus.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Vert-.
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Built in option causes rendering glitches on ground textures, force in the GPU control panel instead.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Duplicated frames from 60 FPS.[3]

Input[edit]

Controls settings menu.
Controls settings menu.

Audio[edit]

Sound settings menu.
Sound settings menu.

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Italian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
Split-screen.

Issues fixed[edit]

Rendering glitches on ground textures[edit]

Instructions[4]
  1. In the video settings menu turn off Anisotropic Mip-Mapping.

Notes

You can force anisotropic filtering through the GPU control panel instead.

Stuttery gameplay when vsync in enabled[edit]

Instructions[4]
  1. In the video settings menu turn off Triple Buffer.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8.1
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows[5]
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, 2000, ME, XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III (500 MHz)
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 650 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] or Windows 11 and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]

References

  1. Not Loading in Windows 10; this will break thousands of - Microsoft Community - last accessed on 2017-01-16
  2. Microsoft - MS15-097: Description of the security update for the graphics component in Windows: September 8, 2015 - last accessed on 2018-02-16
  3. Verified by User:ZellSF on 2020-04-03
    Framerate counters say 120 FPS, but I'm not seeing them (even in frame-by-frame analysis of a capture
  4. 4.0 4.1 Verified by User:Antrad on January 26, 2019
  5. Information taken from ReadMe file and game box.