Fast Food Tycoon

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Fast Food Tycoon
Fast Food Tycoon cover
Developers
Software 2000
Publishers
Europe Software 2000
North America Activision Value Publishing
Release dates
Windows March 17, 1999
Taxonomy
Monetization Expansion pack
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Isometric
Controls Point and select
Genres Building, Business, Strategy
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Comedy, Contemporary
Series Pizza Tycoon
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Key points

Released as Pizza Syndicate in Europe.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Illegal Table of Contents DRM
Windows
This game is not available digitally.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Mission CD: Mehr Biss Available in German only
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The latest patch for the game (v1.02) can be downloaded from the CultGames.

Skip intros[edit]

Move, delete or rename the intro-videos
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Movie\Intro
  2. Move, delete or rename all files within it.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Software2000\Pizza Syndicate\Config[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save[Note 2]

Video[edit]

General settings menu (hovering over tooltips explains the options)
General settings menu (hovering over tooltips explains the options)

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Hardcoded to 800x600.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, country-specific music, ads, clicking, speech
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Different US and European versions. Waitress in US version is a reskin of a temp.
German
Italian
Localization by Dinamic Multimedia
Polish
Localization by CD Projekt
Spanish
Localization by Dinamic Multimedia
Swedish
Localization by iQ Media Nordic

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Smacker Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) 1 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7.0 compatible

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, 32-bit programs writing to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE will be redirected to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node (more details).
  2. 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