TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed

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TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed
TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed cover
Pitbull Syndicate
Release dates
Windows December 8, 2002
Genres Racing
Series Test Drive
TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed on MobyGames
TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed on Wikipedia
Test Drive 1987
The Duel: Test Drive II 1989
Test Drive III: The Passion 1990
Test Drive: Off-Road (series)
Test Drive 4 1997
Test Drive 5 1998
Test Drive 6 1999
Test Drive Le Mans 2000
Le Mans 24 Hours 2001
TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed 2002
Test Drive Unlimited (series)
Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends 2012

Key points

Known simply as Test Drive in North America.


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

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete or Rename
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Movies
  2. Delete or Rename: Intro.bik, Publish.bik, Transition.bik

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GameSaves\*.sav[Note 1]


Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen Resolution Fix
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV)
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)
the option is in the rendering tab in the launcher
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Game runs to fast

Widescreen Resolution Fix[edit]

The game launcher actually just filters out resolutions with unexpected screen ratios, which can be eliminated with a simple hex edit


If you want to edit with manually:
  1. Open Test Drive.exe with a hex editor.
  2. On offset 0008F460 change 7B to EB and save.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

  1. Download and Install Cheat Engine
  2. Download the cheat table from PCGW and open.
  3. Start the game and press Alt+Tab out.
  4. In the window that opens, press Ctrl+P
  5. Select Test Drive.exe and click Open, then click Yes.
  6. Press Alt+Tab again and Return to the Game.
    • Hotkeys:
    • For Player 1:
    • Option 1 = F2+/F2-/F2~
    • Option 2 = F3+/F3-/F3~
    • Option 3 = F4+/F4-/F4~
    • For Player 2:
    • Option 1 = F5+/F5-/F5~
    • Option 2 = F6+/F6-/F6~
    • Option 3 = F7+/F7-/F7~


Your change will be void each time you restart the Race or change the camera.
After freezing the field of view, you can switch to ghost mode by pressing the switch camera button!
  • For more, read the README file in the archive file and follow what is written.



Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sfx
Surround sound
All speech is text.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Screen flickering on Intel GPUs or laptops with Nvidia Optimus technology[edit]

WineD3D for Windows[citation needed]

Missing traffic and other weird behaviour[edit]

Change Regional format
  • Change Regional format in Windows settings to English (United States).


Might work with other regional formats too.

Game runs to fast[edit]

Limit the Framerate to 60FPS[citation needed]
Use d3d8to9(Obligatory windows10)[citation needed]
  • Download d3d8to9 and extract to <path-to-game>
  • Enable vsync in the render option in the Launcher,and set monitor on 60hz.

Vsync option not working on Windows 10[edit]

Use d3d8to9[citation needed]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 500 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) TNT2-class
32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 6 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).