Space Rangers

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Space Rangers
Space Rangers cover
Elemental Games
Micro Application
Russia 1C Company
Release dates
Windows December 20, 2002
Space Rangers at Wikipedia
Space Rangers
Space Rangers 2002
Space Rangers 2: Dominators 2004
Space Rangers HD: A War Apart 2013
Space Rangers: Quest 2016

This page is for the original game. For the remake, see Space Rangers HD: A War Apart.

General information Community Discussions for game series Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 5 DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\cfg.txt
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/46320/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/46320/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

video settings.
video settings.
Video settings.
Video settings.
Video settings.
Video settings.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Widescreen patch[citation needed]
  1. Download the patch from Google Drive.
  2. Unrar and start SR1ResolutionPatch.exe
  3. Select the game folder, preferred resolution and additional settings and click "Install".
  4. The patch will create a RangersNewRes.exe file, always start the game via this exe file to achieve widescreen.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Issues fixed[edit]

Running on newer systems[edit]

Set complitiablity mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the your Space Rangers folder.
  2. Set the compatibility with Windows 98 for Rangers.exe file.

Black screen[edit]

Supply correct ddraw.dll[citation needed]
  1. Download from the releases page here and unzip it into the installation folder.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 233 MHz Intel Pentium III 733 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 300 MB
Video card (GPU) 800x600 1024x768
Intel graphics are not supported though they have been known to work on some systems.


  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/46320/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (46320) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.