Stupid Invaders

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Stupid Invaders
Stupid Invaders cover
Developers
Xilam
Publishers
Ubisoft
Release dates
Windows October 18, 2000
Mac OS (Classic) February 5, 2001
Reception
Metacritic 65
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Comedy, Sci-fi
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows
Mac OS
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Stupid Invaders 2000/XP Patch[edit]

This patch fixes crashes on modern systems.

Play on Modern Windows[edit]

Use DGVOODOO2 DLL to fix broken graphics on modern windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save\config.dat[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save\*.dat[Note 1]
Mac OS (Classic)
Saves are Game00.dat to Game28.dat.

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Resolution is always 640x480.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Windowed.
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 and 120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 25 FPS.

Windowed[edit]

Force windowed[citation needed]
  1. Download and run DxWnd.
  2. Click on Edit, then Add.
  3. Set the name and executable path.
  4. Set the window position and size.
  5. Set Desktop and No banner for borderless fullscreen windowed.
  6. Click on Input tab, set Hook dinput and Skip offending messages.
  7. Click OK, then File and Save.
  8. Run the game from DxWnd.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Local retail version only.
Russian
Local retail version only.

Changing language[edit]

Language must be selected when installing the game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DirectDraw 7
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 266 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7.0 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 7.0 compatible
Other CD-ROM 12X

Notes

  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).

References