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Colin McRae Rally 3

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Colin McRae Rally 3
Colin McRae Rally 3 cover
Developers
Codemasters
Release dates
Windows June 13, 2003
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General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 4 DRM disc check
Windows
No longer available due to licensing reasons.[1]
Demo is available

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Codemasters\Colin McRae Rally 3\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video settings[edit]

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Set in registry[2]
  1. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Codemasters\Colin McRae Rally 3
  2. Change the Height and Width values in Decimal mode.
Widescreen fix (32-bit)[3]
  1. Download and install Cheat Engine.
  2. Run the game and minimize it.
  3. Run Cheat Engine and open the Rally3_PC.exe process.
  4. Change "Value type" to "String" and type 640x480x32.
  5. Click on "First Scan".
  6. Click on the result and press Ctrl+B.
  7. Replace the 80020000E001 value with:
    • 00050000D002 for 1280x720
    • 000500000003 for 1280x768
    • 000500002003 for 1280x800
    • 000500000004 for 1280x1024
    • 560500000003 for 1366x768
    • A00500008403 for 1440x900
    • 400600008403 for 1600x900
    • 400600000004 for 1600x1024
    • 900600001A04 for 1680x1050
    • 800700003804 for 1920x1080
    • 80070000B004 for 1920x1200
    • More values available here
  8. Go back to the game and set 640x480x32 resolution.

'Notes

When you run the game next time, the resolution will remain but the color depth will be set back to 16-bit, so you'll have to do this process after every launch if you want to play this game at 32-bit color depth.

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
French
German
Italian
Polish
Local retail version only.
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 750 MHz
AMD Athlon 750 MHz
Intel Pentium 4 1.4 GHz
AMD Athlon 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9 Compatible

References

  1. Verified by User:Mars icecream on 2016-11-25
    Email received from Codemasters customer service.
  2. Colin McRae Rally 3 | WSGF
  3. Colin McRae Rally 3 - 32-bit Widescreen Tutorial - YouTube - last accessed on 2017-03-20