Motorhead

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Motorhead
Motorhead cover
Developers
DICE
Publishers
Gremlin Interactive
Fox Interactive
Release dates
Windows February 28, 1999
Motorhead at Wikipedia
Motorhead
Motorhead 1999
Motorhead (2015) 2015

This page is for the original release. For the emulated PlayStation version, see Motorhead (2015).

General information

Official Page (Archived)

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Motorhead Patch 3.0 fixes some compatibility issues and other bugs. It also adds a couple of new cars.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound FX, Music.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
A3D 1.2, 2.0 & EAX 1. Added in 2.1 patch[1]

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
8
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Compatibility problems on modern operating systems[edit]

Newer operating systems frequently have problems with the game, but most can be fixed by running the game in Compatibility Mode and downloading the latest patches.[citation needed]

Stuttering on Nvidia Graphics cards[edit]

What the settings should look like
What the settings should look like
Enabling triple buffering and disable v-sync[citation needed]
  1. Download NVIDIA Profile Inspector
  2. Create a new profile.
  3. Click "add application to current profile".
  4. Go to where your "motor.exe" is located. Mark it and click OK.
  5. Scroll down to the group called "Common" and click on Triple Buffering. Enable it.
  6. Click "Vertical sync" and choose "force off".

Unable to run with Direct3D[edit]

Install a separate 3Dfx-renderer[citation needed]
  1. Download nGlide
  2. Install it like normal. A message saying something like "nGlide is now installed" should appear when done
  3. Open Motorhead and go into the graphics settings
  4. Under "Renderer" at the top, select "3dFx Interactive Glide Driver".

Notes

Only resolutions up to 1024x768 are available.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

References

  1. Motorhead patch notes