Juiced

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Juiced
Juiced cover
Developers
Juice Games
Publishers
THQ
Russia/CIS Buka Entertainment
Release dates
Windows June 13, 2005
Reception
Metacritic 63
IGDB 69
Juiced on HowLongToBeat
Juiced on IGDB
Juiced guide on StrategyWiki
Juiced on MobyGames
Juiced on Wikipedia

Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).
GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).
Juiced
Juiced 2005
Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights 2007

Key points

Install Microsoft DirectInput Mapper to fix remapping issues on Windows Vista and later or JuicedFixes if using an Xbox controller.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 7 DRM disc check
Russia: StarForce 3.0 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch v1.01.
As some modern Windows copies have trouble installing the update, you can find the updated game files here - Patch v1.01 unpacked.
Patch 1.01 fixes (amongst various other issues) both the vehicle controller issue and RAM compatibility issues listed here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\THQ\Juiced\SAVE\

Video[edit]

Graphics Options.
Graphics Options.
Config Utility.
Config Utility.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Only 16:10 resolutions are supported natively when "Widescreen" is enabled in Juiced Config. However, with resolutions above 4:3, the HUD will be stretched.
Use Juiced Widescreen Fix
  1. Download Ultimate ASI Loader.
  2. Extract dinput8.dll to <path-to-game>.
  3. Create scripts folder in <path-to-game>.
  4. Download Juiced Widescreen Fix.
  5. Extract Widescreen.ini and JuicedWidescreenFix.asi to <path-to-game>\scripts\.
  6. Edit Widescreen.ini if you want to change default FOV.
  7. Open JuicedConfig.exe, check "Widescreen" and click OK.
  8. Launch the game.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian
Russia/CIS release only
Italian
German
French

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
Console versions only.
LAN play
6
Online play
6 GameSpy services have been shut down;[5] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Issues fixed[edit]

"DirectInput problem detected - There is a problem with your DirectInput registry settings"[edit]

Install the Microsoft DirectInput Mapper

Vehicle veers off to one side/Controller deadzone issues[edit]

Install Patch 1.01
Install Juiced Controller Deadzone Fix

Game launches on wrong monitor[edit]

Temporarily change primary monitor[citation needed]

The following steps are for Windows 10:

  1. Right click on Desktop and select 'Display Settings'
  2. Select the monitor that the game launches on.
  3. Scroll down and tick 'Make this my main display'
  4. Apply and close the window
  5. Launch the game and see if it works.
  6. After playing, switch it back to how it was before.

"Juiced requires virtual memory to be enabled "[edit]

Install Patch 1.01
Install JuicedFixes
Set compatibility mode
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Right click on Juiced.exe and enter its properties screen.
  3. Under the compatibilty tab, set the compatibility mode to Windows 7 and click OK.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98SE, ME
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 933 MHz
AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 2
ATI Radeon 8500
32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows Vista or later.[1][2][3][4] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.

References