Frogger (1997)

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This page is for the 1997 remake. For the original 1980s game, see Frogger.

Frogger
Frogger cover
Developers
SCE Studio Cambridge
Publishers
Hasbro Interactive
Release dates
Windows September 30, 1997
Taxonomy
Series Frogger
Frogger (1997) guide on StrategyWiki
Frogger (1997) on MobyGames
Frogger (1997) on Wikipedia
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Frogger's Adventures: The Rescue 2003
Frogger: Ancient Shadow 2006
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Frogger in Toy Town 2019

Key points

Also titled Frogger: He's Back!
Active modding community.

General information

Highway Frogs - A community dedicated to modding and collecting information on the Frogger Franchise

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Official Frogger Patch to Version 3.0u/3.0e download.
This installer will automatically detect whether or not you have an older version of the game installed and will update it to either version 3.0u or 3.0e depending on which version you have installed.

FrogLord[edit]

FrogLord forum post and download.
An all-in-one tool that allows for the exploring and modification of Frogger's game assets.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Hasbro Interactive\Frogger\Save[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Hasbro Interactive\Frogger\Save[Note 1]

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 25 FPS.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Red Book CD audio
On Windows, CD music might not play correctly; see the troubleshooting guide for solutions.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
US versions only contain an English language option.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Versus
Split-screen.
LAN play
4 Versus
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Improve Performance & Fix Soundtrack Playback Issue (Windows 7 or Later)[edit]

Improve Performance & Fix Soundtrack Playback Issue[citation needed]
  1. Download dgVoodoo 2 and a patch for Frogger.
  2. Extract the dgVoodoo x86 DLL files from the "MS" folder and place these files into the installation folder.
  3. Open "frogger.rar" and extract all files into the installation folder.
  4. Run Frogger's "Video Setup" and change the video card to "3D card (dgVoodoo DirectX Wrapper)" if it isn't already selected.
  5. Run Frogger (Not from the CD-ROM).
If the music doesn't loop correctly, just pause/unpause the game to replay the soundtrack again.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 5
Glide 2.43
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 166 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Video card (GPU) 3D Video Card with DirectX 5 or 3Dfx Voodoo
1 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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).

References