G-Police

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G-Police
G-Police cover
Developers
Psygnosis
Publishers
Psygnosis
Release dates
Windows November 30, 1997
G-Police on Wikipedia

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]

A US retail big-box CD for G-Police identifies itself as v1.18. According to ReDump.org's disc index, some European copies identify themselves as v1.19. At the time of writing (2022-06-13) no known patches exist to transition from v1.18 to 1.19, or beyond v1.19.

Playing on modern systems[edit]

Windows 10 support
  1. Insert the CD and install the game as usual. The installer works perfectly on Windows 10.
  2. Download dgVoodoo 2 and copy the DDraw.dll and D3DImm.dll files to the G-Police installation folder.
  3. Optional: Run the included dgVoodooCpl program and configure the settings.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GPolice.cfg[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GPolice.sav[Note 1]

Video[edit]

Startup settings.
Startup settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Vert-
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Vert- with dgVoodoo2
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
no fps cap
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse is only used in game menus.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse is only used in game menus.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Mouse is only used in game menus.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
inverted by default
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
SFX and music can be controlled independently
Surround sound
Dolby surround
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

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 5 dgVoodoo 2 used to map DX5 calls to DX10/DX11
Software renderer
Software mode still requires dgVoodoo 2 in order to run on Windows 10
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 MB
Video card (GPU) AGP card

Notes

  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).

References