TOCA 2 Touring Cars

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TOCA 2 Touring Cars
TOCA 2 Touring Cars cover
Developers
Codemasters
Release dates
Windows 1998
Reception
IGDB 90
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Controls Direct control
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person, Third-person
Genres Racing
Art styles Realistic
Themes Europe
Vehicles Automobile, Track racing
Series TOCA
TOCA 2 Touring Cars on IGDB
TOCA 2 Touring Cars on MobyGames
TOCA 2 Touring Cars on Wikipedia

TOCA
TOCA Touring Car Championship 1997
TOCA 2 Touring Cars 1998
TOCA Race Driver 2002
TOCA Race Driver 2 2004
TOCA Race Driver 3 2006
Race Driver: Grid 2008
GRID 2 2013
GRID Autosport 2014
GRID 2019

Key points

Released as TOCA 2: Touring Car Challenge in the US.

Availability[edit]

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

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch 4.1 is the latest version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings
Graphics settings
Advanced settings
Advanced settings
Filtering settings
Filtering settings
Special effects settings
Special effects settings
Mirrors settings
Mirrors settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Pillarboxed by default, See Widescreen resolution or download this patcher.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Pillarboxed by default, See Widescreen resolution or download this patcher.
4K Ultra HD
Pillarboxed by default, See Widescreen resolution or download this patcher.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Use dgVoodoo2.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Bilinear filtering only, user dgVoodoo2.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Use dgVoodoo2 for MSAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Physics and animations issues occur if FPS is above 60, to fix set monitor refresh to 60hz.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Widescreen fix[1]
  1. Install Patch 4.1.
  2. Open TC2.exe with a hex editor such as HxD.
  3. Press Ctrl+G and go to BEE06 offset.
  4. Replace the 20 value with:
    • 46 for 16:10 screens
    • 4B for 15:9 screens
    • 58 for 16:9 screens
    • 92 for 21:9 screens
  5. If you can't change the value because of no permissions, go to the Properties of the file and uncheck the Read-only box.
  6. Press Ctrl+G and go to BEDF2 offset.
  7. Replace the 80 value with:
    • 55 for 16:10 screens
    • 50 for 15:9 screens
    • 40 for 16:9 screens
    • 02 for 21:9 screens
  8. Save the file.
  9. Download dgVoodoo2 v2.63 or newer from here.
  10. Extract the content of the zip file.
  11. Go to MS/x86 folder and copy D3D9.dll, DDraw.dll and D3Dlmm.dll.
  12. Paste the files in the game directory Codemasters/Toca2/Game.
  13. Start dgVoodoo2 by running it as administrator.
  14. Click on the DirectX tab and choose your monitor resolution.
  15. Click on Apply and exit.

Input[edit]

Controller setup
Controller setup

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
A keyboard or controller is required to play the game.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Low, medium or high.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
[2]
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Only buttons work, D-pad and sticks don't work.[3]
Generic/other controllers
Supports steering wheels.
Button prompts Input settings icon - Generic Controller.svg
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
[4]
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
During local multiplayer only, for single player a controller or keyboard must be assigned.

Audio settings[edit]

Sounds settings
Sounds settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Effects, engine, music, speech.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Versus
LAN play
8 Versus
Online play
8 Versus

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Self-hosting
Direct IP

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 2300-2400/47624
UDP 2300-2400/47624
This game does not support Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for automatic port configuration.

Issues fixed[edit]

Crash on loading[edit]

Unpatched, original ToCA2 from CD-ROM:

  1. Open TC2.exe with hex editor
  2. Scroll down to offset 0x706ED (row 000706E0, column 0D) and change 7E to EB.
  3. Save TC2.exe and play!

Patched 4.1 version:

Download this patcher or do it manually through the below steps:

  1. Open TC2.exe with hex editor
  2. Scroll down to offset 0x7426D (row 00074260, column 0D) and change 7E to EB.
  3. Save TC2.exe and play!

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 6
DirectDraw
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Qsound

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 200 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 55 MB
Video card (GPU) PCI/AGP 3D graphics card
4MB of VRAM
DirectX 6 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 6.0 compatible sound card
Other 4x CD-ROM drive

References

  1. TOCA 2 Touring Cars - Widescreen Tutorial - YouTube
  2. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-20
    Tested the game with Microsoft's Xbox One controller connected through a USB cable
  3. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-20
    Tested the game with Sonys's PlayStation DualShock 4 V2 controller connected through a USB cable
  4. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-20
    Tested the game by hot-plugging two different controllers