The Great Escape (2003)

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The Great Escape (2003)
The Great Escape (2003) cover
Developers
Pivotal Games
Publishers
SCi Games
Gotham Games
Release dates
Windows July 22, 2003
Reception
Metacritic 54
IGDB 64
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The Great Escape (2003) guide on StrategyWiki
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The Great Escape (2003) on Wikipedia

The Great Escape (2003) is a game.

Availability[edit]

A demo is also available.
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_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Gotham Games\The Great Escape\Device Settings

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video[edit]

Launcher video settings.
Launcher video settings.
In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
See Widescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
See Widescreen resolution.
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)
Enabled by default (tested with d3d8to9 and dgVoodoo2 on Windows 10)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate cap, but very high frame rates will cause hanging animations and other glitches while trying to fall, jump or climb. Set refresh rate to 60 or 120 Hz to solve.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Edit registry entries[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Gotham Games\The Great Escape\Device Settings.
  2. Edit the entry ResolutionIndex and change the value to one of from a list below (decimal):
    • 16 - 1440×900
    • 17 - 1600×900
    • 18 - 1680×1050
    • 19 - 1920×1080

Notes

Editing graphical settings in the launcher will revert the changes.
Values higher than 19 will result in resolutions higher than 1920×1080.
Not all of these values have been tested.
On some AMD graphics cards, the resolution will automatically revert to 800×600 on startup.

Input[edit]

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
German
French
Italian
Spanish
Russian

Issues fixed[edit]

Vsync not working on Windows 10[edit]

Use dgVoodoo2.[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Windows 98/Me/XP
Processor (CPU) Pentium 3 933
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.6 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 8 compliant

References