Richard Burns Rally

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Richard Burns Rally
Richard Burns Rally cover
Warthog Games
SCi Games
Release dates
Windows July 9, 2004
Richard Burns Rally on MobyGames
Richard Burns Rally on Wikipedia

Key points

Dedicated modding community.

General information

Richard Burns Rally Reddit Wiki.


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

Essential improvements[edit]


See patches.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Modify configuration file[1]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open RichardBurnsRally.ini.
  3. Change RunIntro = true to RunIntro = false

Change pace car opacity[edit]

Lower the ghost car opacity if it is blocking the view[2][3]
  1. Open the <path-to-game>\Cars\ folder
  2. Right click on GhostCarSettings.ini and select Properties
  3. In the Attributes section disable Read Only attribute
  4. Open the GhostCarSettings.ini with Notepad or other text editor
  5. Change the MaxOpacity=0.7 to MaxOpacity=0.3 to lower the opacity of the pace car or change it to MaxOpacity=0.0 to disable the pace car completely.
  6. Save the file and enable the Read Only attribute to prevent accidental editing of the file
  7. Launch the game

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\RichardBurnsRally.ini[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

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


Widescreen resolution[edit]

Widescreen fix[5]
  1. Install RBR Patch 1.02 SSE.
  2. Go to the installation folder.
  3. Edit RichardBurnsRally.ini.
  4. Change XRes and YRes to the desired resolution.
  5. Download RBR FixUp Plugin.
  6. Extract archive contents into <path-to-game>.


Windowed fix[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Edit RichardBurnsRally.ini.
  3. Change Fullscreen=true to Fullscreen=false.


Controller support[edit]

By default, the game can't use axes as buttons properly (e.g. Xbox 360 Controller triggers).
Fix button assignment[citation needed]
  1. Download and run XInput Plus.
  2. Set the "Target Program" to RichardBurnsRally.exe.
  3. Go to "DirectInput" and check "Enable DirectInput Output".
  4. Assign LT/RT to Z Axis/Z Rot with the Invert modifier.
  5. Click Apply; this will install DLL files in the installation folder.


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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
See mods.

VR support[edit]

RBRvr Configuration Settings
RBRvr Configuration Settings
Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
Use RBRvr Mod.
Oculus Rift
Use RBRvr Mod.
Windows Mixed Reality
Use RBRvr Mod.
Devices Native Notes
Tracked motion controllers
Not represented in game, but the game's racing wheel can be controlled with motion controller's positional tracking.[6]
See Input for details.
Traditional controller
See Input for details.
Supports: Yaw, Pitch.
Play area Native Notes

Other information[edit]


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

Cheat codes[edit]

Unlock all tracks and cars[7]

Enter MULLIGATAWNY as new profile name.

Creating a new profile resets configuration settings.


RBR World[edit]

Italian-made overhaul mod that adds content in the form of cars, tracks, physics changes, and an online league system similar to IRacing.


French-made, older overhaul mod.

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3.1 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible


  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).


  1. Verified by User:Mars icecream on 2017-2
  2. Remove Chost car :: Richard Burns Rally™ - last accessed on 2021-05-30
  3. Ghost Cars | RaceDepartment - last accessed on 2021-05-30
  4. 4.0 4.1 Black seams on majority of road surfaces - Reddit
  5. Richard Burns Rally - last accessed on 2017-02-05
  6. RBRvr – Richard Burns Rally VR mod for OpenVR
  7. Support - Richard Burns Rally - last accessed on 2017-02-05
  8. Support - Richard Burns Rally - last accessed on 2017-02-05