Insane

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Insane
Insane cover
Developers
Invictus Games
Publishers
Codemasters
Engines
Invictus Engine
Release dates
Windows November 24, 2000
Insane at Wikipedia
Insane
Insane 2000
Insane 2 2012

This page is for the racing game. For the unrelated puzzle game, see Insane (2016).

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Insane Heat forums - registrations are closed.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
See Patches to remove the disc check.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Game Patch 2 fixes some issues and removes the DRM disc check.
Digital versions and newer retail versions are already patched.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Skip intros[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Player00.chp

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Stretched by default. See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Native in GOG.com version. See Windowed.
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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
For Windows 8 use DDRAW FPS Fix.
For Windows 8 use DDRAW FPS Fix.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Lower vertical FOV in widescreen.
Most HUD elements are stretched.
Add 16:9 and 16:10 support[2]
  1. For retail versions install Game Patch 2 first if you haven't already.
  2. Download the 1nsane widescreen mod and extract its PATCH folder into the installation folder.
  3. Run the batch file for the aspect ratio you want. Repeat to change aspect ratios.

Windowed[edit]

Resolution is forced at 640x480.[1][3]
Run in window[4]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Black screen with runtime error[edit]

Compatibility mode[citation needed]

Unable to Alt Tab on main menu[edit]

Fix Alt+Tab[4]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95 OSR2 98, ME, 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 233 MHz Intel Pentium III 500 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB 250 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia Riva TNT
ATI Rage 128
8 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7 compatible
Nvidia GeForce 256
ATI Radeon SDR
16 MB of VRAM

References