International Rally Championship

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International Rally Championship
International Rally Championship cover
Developers
Magnetic Fields[1]
Publishers
Europress Software[2]
Release dates
Windows 1997[1][3][4]
International Rally Championship at Wikipedia
Rally Championship
Lombard RAC Rally 1988
Network Q RAC Rally 1993
Network Q RAC Rally Championship 1996
International Rally Championship 1997
Mobil 1 Rally Championship 1999
Rally Championship Xtreme 2001

General information

Official website (retrieved)
Europress Tech Support (retrieved)

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.

Demo[edit]

A demo is available here

Essential improvements[edit]

dgVoodoo[edit]

Fixes rendering issues with intro videos, flickering menu textures and occasional black in-game screen flickering.
Instructions[5]
  1. Download the latest version of dgVoodoo and unpack it.
  2. Copy all the files from the MS folder.
  3. Paste the files into the game installation folder.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\var\[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savedata\[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Video settings menus.
Video settings menus.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
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)
Use dgVoodoo 2.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Use dgVoodoo 2.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
On by default. Force off through graphics driver.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Control settings menus.
Control settings menus.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings menus.
Audio settings menus.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2
LAN play
8
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Running the game on modern versions of Windows[edit]

Compatibility mode[citation needed]

Use MS Application Compatibility Toolkit to apply the following compatibility fixes to ral.exe:

IgnoreException
IgnoreScheduler
SingleProcAffinity

Low frame rate[edit]

Use dgVoodoo[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 5 4.05.00.0155
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 100 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) DirectX 5 compatible

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