Road Rash

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Road Rash
Road Rash cover
Developers
Electronic Arts
Papyrus Design Group
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Release dates
Windows September 27, 1996
Road Rash on MobyGames
Road Rash on Wikipedia

Key points

64-bit systems need a workaround for the 16-bit launcher; see Installing on 64-bit versions of Windows.

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 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Electronic Arts\RoadRash 95\[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Electronic Arts\RoadRash 95\[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
60 fps cap
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Interface, Engine, Effect, Music, others engines, police siren
Surround sound
stereo
Subtitles
no dubbed voices
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Spanish
Italian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
8 Versus
Model and Null modem : 2 players max, Tcp-ip and ipx : 8 players max.
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Installing on 64-bit versions of Windows[edit]

Manual installation
  1. Copy the ROADRASH folder to your install drive.
  2. Copy AWEMAN32.DLL, RASHICON.DLL and RASHDROP.DLL from the SETUP folder to your ROADRASH folder.
  3. Create a text file with the following content:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Electronic Arts\RoadRash 95]
    "Path"="C:\\ROADRASH"
  4. Change path to your install directory, rename file extension to .reg and execute it.
  5. Start RASHME.EXE to play the game.
Use the automated Replaying.de software[citation needed]
  1. To get the software you need to register an account at Replaying.de (or PCGW should create a mirror) http://www.replaying.de/konto/registrieren/
  2. The website is in German, Benutzername means Username, E-Mail-Adresse means Email-adress and Wähle ein Passwort/Gewähltes Passwort bitte wiederholen is where you insert your password.
  3. After registering you can get the software here http://www.replaying.de/road-rash/road-rash-patch-windows-vista-7-x64-64bit/

Colour problems on Vista/7[edit]

Exit explorer before starting Road Rash, then restart it. Can use a batch file.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Full screen viewing[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 75 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectDraw compatible
1 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, 32-bit programs writing to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE will be redirected to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node (more details).

References