Lego Racers 2

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Lego Racers 2
Lego Racers 2 cover
Developers
Attention to Detail
Publishers
Lego Software
Post-2001 copies Electronic Arts
Release dates
Windows September 21, 2001
Taxonomy
Series Lego Racers
Lego Racers 2 guide on StrategyWiki
Lego Racers 2 on MobyGames
Lego Racers 2 on Wikipedia
Lego Racers
Subseries of Lego
Lego Racers 1999
Lego Racers 2 2001
Drome Racers 2002

Key points

Use Lego Racers 2 Alternate Installer to install the game on modern systems.
Game options and progress must be saved manually from the main menu.

General information

Brickipedia - A detailed wiki for everything Lego-related.
Rock Raiders United - A fan forum for all of the classic Lego games.

Availability[edit]

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

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\games\LEGO Racers 2\Saved Games\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\games\LEGO Racers 2\Saved Games\

Video settings[edit]

In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Widescreen fix without binary patch[1]
  1. Edit LEGO Racers 2 shortcut
  2. Append target by /width 1920 /height 1080 (or any other resolution)
  3. The shortcut target should now look like: "C:\Program Files (x86)\LEGO Media\LEGO Racers 2\LEGO Racers 2.exe" /width 1920 /height 1080
  4. Press OK to accept the new target
  5. Run the game with the edited shortcut. The game will start with the resolution set by the shortcut.
Widescreen fix[2]
  1. Open Lego Racers 2.exe with a hex editor such as HxD.
  2. Press Ctrl+F and set Datatype to Hex-values.
  3. Search for 3D0004 and click OK.
  4. Replace the 0004 and the following 0003 values with:
    • 8004 and 6003 for 1152x864
    • 0005 and D002 for 1280x720
    • 0005 and 0003 for 1280x768
    • 0005 and 2003 for 1280x800
    • 0005 and C003 for 1280x960
    • 0005 and 0004 for 1280x1024
    • 5605 and 0003 for 1366x768
    • A005 and 8403 for 1440x900
    • 4006 and 8403 for 1600x900
    • 4006 and 0004 for 1600x1024
    • 4006 and B004 for 1600x1200
    • 9006 and 1A04 for 1680x1050
    • 8007 and 3804 for 1920x1080
    • 8007 and B004 for 1920x1200
    • More values available here
  5. If you can't change the value because of no permissions, go to the Properties of the file and uncheck the Read-only box.
  6. Press Ctrl+F and search for 0000B4428B.
  7. Replace the B4 value with:
    • AC to set an FOV for 5:4 screens
    • C6 to set an FOV for 25:16 screens
    • C8 to set an FOV for 16:10 screens
    • CC to set an FOV for 15:9 screens
    • D2 to set an FOV for 16:9 screens
    • F0 to set an FOV for ~21:9 screens
  8. Save the file.
  9. Run the game and set your resolution.

Windowed[edit]

Force windowed[citation needed]
  1. Download and run DxWnd.
  2. Click on Edit, then Add.
  3. Set the name and executable path.
  4. Set the window position and size.
  5. Set Desktop for borderless fullscreen windowed.
  6. Click OK, then File and Save.

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Danish
Dutch
Japanese
Russian
Swedish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

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

Issues fixed[edit]

"Out of memory" error when attempting to install the game[edit]

Use alternate installer[citation needed]
Setup the game compatibility settings[citation needed]
  1. Right click on the Setup.exe file (located in the install folder on the Lego Racers 2 CD) and select "Properties".
  2. Go to the "Compatibility" tab and enable Compatibility Mode (set it to "Windows XP (Service Pack 3)").
  3. Run the installer again.

Run the game at screen refresh rate[edit]

Fullscreen mode defaults to 60 Hz, even if the screen refresh rate is set higher than that.
Set screen refresh rate[citation needed]
  1. Download and extract dgVoodoo.
  2. Open the MS folder and copy the contents to the installation folder.
  3. Run dgVoodooCpl.exe.
  4. Click on "Add" and choose the installation folder.
  5. Enable "Enumerate refresh rates".
  6. Go to the DirectX tab.
  7. Set the resolution from the list (e.g. 1920x1080, 119Hz).
  8. Disable "dgVoodoo Watermark" and click OK.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 266 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 200 MB
Video card (GPU) Direct3D compatible video card
16 MB of VRAM

References