Scrapland

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American McGee Presents: Scrapland
American McGee Presents: Scrapland cover
Developers
MercurySteam
Publishers
Enlight Software
Engines
Mercury Engine
Release dates
Windows November 4, 2004
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Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).

General information

Official website

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
StarForce 3.4.50.01 DRM[Note 1].[3]
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).
This game is no longer available digitally.[4]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Video\.
  2. Delete or rename Enlight.vds, Mauretania.vds, MSE.vds, and MSE-Short.vds.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Scrap.cfg[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save\[Note 2]

Video settings[edit]

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Change gunship FOV[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Edit Scrap.cfg.
  3. Change the value of HiRacerFov (terminal velocity).
  4. Change the value of LoRacerFov (when stationary).
  5. Save the file and launch the game.

Windowed[edit]

Enable windowed[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Edit Scrap.cfg.
  3. Change the value of FullScreen from 1 to 0.
  4. Save the file and launch the game.
  5. Modify any video setting to fix the resolution.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Force MSAA[5]
  1. Download and run Nvidia Profile Inspector.
  2. Create new profile for the game.
  3. Add Scrap.exe to the profile.
  4. Set Antialiasing compatibility to 0x000D02C4.
  5. Set Antialiasing mode to Override any application setting.
  6. Set Antialiasing setting to Multisampling (2x, 4x, 8x).
  7. Apply changes.

SMAA[edit]

SMAA Anti-Aliasing with SweetFX[citation needed]
  1. Download this archive.
  2. Extract the contents of "Scrapland" folder to location of Scrapland.exe

Input settings[edit]

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

Issues fixed[edit]

Cutscenes don't play[edit]

Use compatibility mode[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.[1][2] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. 2.0 2.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References