G-Darius

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G-Darius
G-Darius cover
Developers
Taito
Publishers
CYBERFRONT Corporation
MediaKite
Sourcenext
Release dates
Windows September 30, 2000
G-Darius at Wikipedia
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Key points

Based on the PlayStation version.
Has been released alongside RayStorm as "G-Darius + Ray Storm Shooting Pack".
Only released in Japan.
Resolution is locked at 640x480. See Increase Rendering Resolution.

General information

MobyGames entry

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.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\CONFIG.SGS[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\UVSAVE.BIN[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

UI options; the first option sets the UI at the edges of the screen, while the second toggles it on or off.
UI options; the first option sets the UI at the edges of the screen, while the second toggles it on or off.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
See Increase Rendering Resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
Uses fixed camera angles
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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Framerate capped at 50FPS.

Increase Rendering Resolution[edit]

Play at 1080p or higher
  1. Download dgVoodoo.
  2. Extract dgVoodooCpl.exe and dgVoodoo.conf to <path-to-game>, where G_Darius.exe resides.
  3. Open the MS folder in the dgVoodoo zip and extract DDraw.dll, D3DImm.dll, and D3D8.dll to <path-to-game>, again where G_Darius.exe resides.
  4. Open dgVoodooCpl.exe.
  5. Make sure the Config folder / Running instance is set to <path-to-game>, it may already be there by default.
  6. In the General tab, set Adapter(s) to use / enable to your current graphics card, Appearance to Full Screen, and Scaling mode to either Stretched, keep Aspect Ratio or Stretched, 4:3 Aspect Ratio.
  7. In the DirectX tab, make sure Disable and passthru to real DirectX is unchecked, and set Resolution to Max. You can uncheck dgVoodoo Watermark if you wish.
  8. Click Apply and exit the program.
Causes mild artifacting to various UI graphics.

Input settings[edit]

Configuration tool for remapping controls and choosing resolution.
Configuration tool for remapping controls and choosing resolution.
In-game controller remapping options.
In-game controller remapping options.

Audio settings[edit]

Sound options.
Sound options.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and Sound Effects, with 0 being off and 7 being the loudest.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Some information is displayed in Japanese, such as when booting a game up.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
LAN play
Online play
Asynchronous multiplayer

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8.1
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, 98SE, ME, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 233 MHz
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 150 MB
Video card (GPU) 8 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectSound compatible sound card

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References