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Motocross Madness

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Motocross Madness
Motocross Madness cover
Rainbow Studios
Release dates
Windows August 14, 1998
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Racing
Vehicles Motorcycle, Off-roading, Track racing
Art styles Realistic
Themes Contemporary
Series Motocross Madness
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Source DRM Notes Keys OS
A free demo version is available from

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

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

Save game data location

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




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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play
The official MSN Gaming Zone service has been discontinued.[1]

Connection types

Type Native Notes
MSN Gaming Zone support has been discontinued.[1]
Direct IP

Issues fixed

Installation freezes on Windows 10

Manual installation
  1. Copy the game folder to your install drive and rename it to Motocross Madness
  2. Copy the content of the lang/usa folder to your Motocross Madness folder.
  3. Create a text file with the following content:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Microsoft Games\Motocross Madness]

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Microsoft Games\Motocross Madness\1.0]
    "HardDriveRootPath"="D:\\Motocross Madness"
    "Path"="D:\\Motocross Madness"
  4. Change the drive letters and paths accordingly, rename the file extension to .reg and execute it.
  5. Set up dgVoodoo2.
  6. Start mcm.exe to play the game.

Use this link: if you don't know how to make a text file that you need to use on the Registry Editor.

"The program can't start because d3drm.dll is missing" error

Add d3drm.dll to the installation folder
  1. Download Direct3D Retained Mode DLL
  2. Extract the included .dll in <path-to-game>

IPX LAN support on Modern Windows

Download IPXWRAPPER, drag & drop the files, run 32 or 64bit reg and enable automatic windows firewall exception in ipxconfig.exe, any internet connection will link 2 computers, you should IPX option apparing in multiplayer era.

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 5 DirectX 5.2 is required.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 133 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 MB
Video card (GPU) 2 MB of VRAM
DirectX 5 compatible
Other 4X CD-ROM
28.8 Kbps modem for online multiplayer


  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).