Rattler Race

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Rattler Race
Rattler Race cover
Developers
Christopher Lee Fraley
Publishers
Microsoft Studios
Release dates
Windows 3.x 1991
Rattler Race on Wikipedia

Warnings

The Windows 3.x version of this game does not work on 64-bit versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).

Key points

Originally sold as part of Microsoft Entertainment Pack 2, now a free download.
Game needs a workaround for more recent systems (see "File Error: Cannot find VBRUN100.DLL" error).

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Windows 3.x

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %WINDIR%\entpack.ini[Note 1]
High scores are stored in %WINDIR%\EntPack.dat
Configuration files and high scores are re-used by other Entertainment Pack games.

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
No mouse support.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

"File Error: Cannot find VBRUN100.DLL" error[edit]

Rattler Race needs workarounds for the missing VBRUN100.DLL.
Install missing files[citation needed]
  1. Download and run Vbrun100.exe.
  2. Move the extracted VBRUN100.DLL into the same folder as RATTLER.EXE.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable16-bit 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Windows 3.x version might be playable on a 64-bit OS using winevdm.

System requirements[edit]

Windows 3.x
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 3.0
Processor (CPU) 286, 386SX, 386DX or higher
System memory (RAM) 640K plus 256K extended memory
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 MB
Video card (GPU) EGA, VGA, Hercules

Notes

  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