Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault

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Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault cover
Developers
EA Los Angeles
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Engines
Lithtech Jupiter
Release dates
Windows November 4, 2004
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault at Wikipedia
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Key points

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General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Medal of Honor Wiki
Neoseeker forums for Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
SafeDisc v3 DRM.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Origin
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Latest version is 1.2.

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\EA Games\Medal of Honor Pacific Assault(tm)\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\EA Games\Medal of Honor Pacific Assault(tm)\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Origin

Video settings[edit]

Launcher video settings.
Launcher video settings.
In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Correcting FOV for widescreen resolutions requires a DRM-free/cracked executable (version 1.1 or 1.2).
Set resolution and FOV[1]
  1. Run the game and exit.
  2. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  3. Open newconfig.cfg.
  4. Edit the following lines to set the resolution.
    • set r_screenheight "XXXX"
    • set r_screenwidth "XXXX"
  5. Add the following lines to set the correct weapon FOV.
    • For widescreen resolutions:
      • set r_first_person_fov_x "70"
      • set r_first_person_fov_y "50"
    • For ultra-widescreen resolutions:
      • set r_first_person_fov_x "70"
      • set r_first_person_fov_y "40"
    • For multi-monitor resolutions:
      • set r_first_person_fov_x "75"
      • set r_first_person_fov_y "30"
  6. Open mohpa.exe with a hex editor such as HxD.
  7. Press Ctrl+F and set Datatype to Hex-values.
  8. Search for F6 68 00 00 A0 42 8B and change it to:
    • F6 68 00 00 BA 42 8B for 16:10 screens
    • F6 68 00 00 C8 42 8B for 16:9 screens
    • F6 68 00 00 EA 42 8B for 21:9 screens
    • F6 68 00 00 11 43 8B for multi-monitor screens
  9. Search for BA 00 00 A0 42 and change it to:
    • BA 00 00 BA 42 for 16:10 screens
    • BA 00 00 C8 42 for 16:9 screens
    • BA 00 00 EA 42 for 21:9 screens
    • BA 00 00 11 43 for multi-monitor screens
  10. Save the file.
  11. In game, zoom in and out (Alt) to correct the FOV.

Windowed[edit]

Force windowed[citation needed]
  1. Download and run DxWnd.
  2. Click on Edit, then Add.
  3. Set the name and executable path.
  4. Set the window position and size.
  5. Set Desktop for borderless fullscreen windowed.
  6. Click on Video tab, set Modal Style.
  7. Click OK, then File and Save.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Enable 8x MSAA[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Create and open custom.cfg.
  3. Add the line set r_multisample_quality 8.

Frame rate (FPS)[edit]

Remove FPS cap[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Create and open custom.cfg.
  3. Add the line set com_maxfps 0.

Input settings[edit]

In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Can be disabled in control options
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Launcher audio settings.
Launcher audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, music
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
EAX 3.0.[2] Can be enabled in the launcher.

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Danish
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Polish
Spanish
Swedish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play
3rd-party servers only

Connection types

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 80, 6667, 18020, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
UDP (outbound) 13203, 13300, 27900, 29910
UPNP support status is unknown.

Issues fixed[edit]

Run the game at screen refresh rate[edit]

Override refresh rate[citation needed]
  1. Run the game and exit.
  2. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  3. Open newconfig.cfg.
  4. Change set r_refreshrate "60" to set r_refreshrate "0".

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 1.1, 2
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer GameSpy

Enable developer console[edit]

Enable console[citation needed]
  1. Run the game and exit.
  2. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  3. Open newconfig.cfg.
  4. Add the following lines.
    • set developer "1"
    • set ui_console "1"
  5. Open the console with ~ in-game.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium IV 1.5 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 1.5 GHz
Intel Pentium IV 2.0 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB 4.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

References

  1. Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault | WSGF
  2. http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/creative_labs_sound_blaster_audigy_4_pro,8.html