Rayman

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Rayman
Rayman cover
Developers
Ubi Pictures
Publishers
Ubisoft
Release dates
DOS April 30, 1996
Windows May 31, 1999
Rayman guide at StrategyWiki
Rayman at Wikipedia
Rayman
Rayman 1996
Rayman Designer 1997
Rayman 2: The Great Escape 1999
Rayman Junior 2000
Rayman M 2002
Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc 2003
Rayman Raving Rabbids 2006
Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 2007
Rayman Origins 2012
Rayman Jungle Run 2013
Rayman Legends 2013
Rabbids Big Bang 2013
Rayman Fiesta Run 2014

Key points

Some antiviruses may detect files from Rayman Forever as being viruses when they are all otherwise false positives, the game itself being safe.[1][2]

General information

RayWiki - An active wiki dedicated to the Rayman Franchise
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
DOS version pre-packaged with DOSBox.[3] Rayman Forever, bundled with Rayman Designer.
Windows
Uplay
DRM-free after installation through Uplay client (see notes)
Rayman Forever, bundled with Rayman Designer.
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Restore original soundtrack[edit]

To save disk space, the entire soundtrack wasn't included in Rayman Gold/Forever.
Install soundtrack[4]
  1. Download the archive containing the soundtrack here.
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\Rayman\Music\ and extract the files from the archive in the folder.

Game data[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\Rayman\RAYMAN.CFG

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\Rayman\RAYMAN*.SAV

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Uplay

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
External options menu (GOG.com version).
External options menu (GOG.com version).

Input settings[edit]

In-game keyboard key map settings.
In-game keyboard key map settings.
In-game gamepad button map settings.
In-game gamepad button map settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music can be adjusted independently of sound.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes CGA, VGA, SVGA
64-bit executable

Smooth sprites/less grainy when scaled up (DOSBox)[edit]

The following changes to the dosboxRayman.conf file should smooth out the sprites and make the screen less grainy when scaled up to 720p/1080p.
Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\
  2. Open dosboxRayman.conf with your text editor of choice.
  3. Edit the file to match below:
[sdl]
fullscreen=true
fulldouble=true
fullresolution=desktop
output=ddraw
[dosbox]
svga_s3

Joystick configuration[edit]

This configuration will allow the gamepad to be read as a keyboard, meaning binding of Esc and Space is possible.
Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\
  2. Open dosboxRayman.conf with your text editor of choice.
  3. Edit the file to match below:
[joystick]
joysticktype=none

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 5.0
Processor (CPU) 80486 processor
System memory (RAM) 4 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) VGA-compliant graphics card
SVGA-compliant graphics card
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95-8
Processor (CPU) 90 MHz Pentium
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 MB

References