International Rally Championship

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International Rally Championship
International Rally Championship cover
Developers
Magnetic Fields[1]
Publishers
Europress Software[2]
Release dates
Windows 1997[1][3][4]
International Rally Championship on Wikipedia
Rally Championship
Lombard RAC Rally 1988
Network Q RAC Rally 1993
Network Q RAC Rally Championship 1996
International Rally Championship 1997
Mobil 1 Rally Championship 1999
Rally Championship Xtreme 2001

General information

Official website (retrieved)
Europress Tech Support (retrieved)

Availability[edit]

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

Demo[edit]

A demo is available here

Essential improvements[edit]

dgVoodoo2[edit]

Fixes rendering issues with intro videos, flickering menu textures and occasional black in-game screen flickering.
Use dgVoodoo2.[5]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\var\[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savedata\[Note 1]

Video[edit]

Video settings menus.
Video settings menus.

Input[edit]

Control settings menus.
Control settings menus.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Keyboard only.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse isn't supported.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Menus are keyboard only.
Controller remapping
See joystick.txt for instructions.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Force Feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio settings menus.
Audio settings menus.

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

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2
LAN play
8
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Running the game on modern versions of Windows[edit]

Compatibility mode[citation needed]

Use MS Application Compatibility Toolkit to apply the following compatibility fixes to ral.exe:

IgnoreException
IgnoreScheduler
SingleProcAffinity

Low frame rate[edit]

Use dgVoodoo2.[citation needed]

Distorted Sound[edit]

Use DSOAL.[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 5 4.05.00.0155
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 100 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) DirectX 5 compatible

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