TOCA Race Driver 3

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TOCA Race Driver 3
TOCA Race Driver 3 cover
Developers
Codemasters
macOS (OS X) Robosoft Technologies
Publishers
Codemasters
OS X Feral Interactive
Release dates
Windows February 22, 2006
macOS (OS X) October 31, 2008
TOCA Race Driver 3 at Wikipedia

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).
GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).
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Key points

Released as DTM Race Driver 3 in Germany and V8 Supercars 3 in Australia.
No longer sold digitally due to licensing issues.[1]

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3.7.13.00 DRM[Note 1]. SafeDisc v4 DRM[Note 2] on OS X release.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).
No longer sold digitally due to licensing issues.[1]

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The latest retail patch is v1.1 Patch. Digital distribution versions already include this patch.

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use replacement videos

Apply the TOCA Race Driver 3 intro skip.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savedata\pchardwareconfig.ini[Note 3]
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/11500/pfx/[Note 4]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savedata[Note 3]
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/11500/pfx/[Note 4]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
4:3, 5:4, 16:9, 16:10 supported.
Multi-monitor
See Widescreen resolution.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
See Widescreen resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
Use Racer_S's Camera Hack
Windowed
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Set in Hardware Setup, Advanced Settings.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Set in Hardware Setup, Advanced Settings.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Set in Hardware Setup, Advanced Settings (listed as "Lock Frame Rate").
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate cap.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Set resolution in pchardwareconfig.ini[6]
  1. Run the Hardware Setup tool and select 1024x768.
  2. Go to the savedata folder in the installation folder.
  3. Edit pchardwareconfig.ini.
  4. Change the FullScreenHeight= and FullScreenWidth= values to match your resolution.
  5. Change the FullScreenRefresh= to your resolution's refresh rate (usually 60 or 75).
  6. Save your changes.

Windowed[edit]

Enable windowed mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the savedata folder in the installation folder.
  2. Edit pchardwareconfig.ini
  3. Change StartWindowed=0 to StartWindowed=1
  4. Save your changes.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Only Keyboard
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
No mouse support.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Only DirectInput devices. For XInput devices use 3rd party tools such as XInput Plus.
Full controller support
After configuration.
Controller remapping
Full button remapping.
Controller sensitivity
Independent per Axix DeadZones, Range and Threshold.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Configurable
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
DualShock 4 controllers
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Button prompts
Only in Menus
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Can't swap between different types of controllers while in game.
Haptic feedback
Force Feedback (DirectInput Steering Wheels) and Rumble Effects for Gamepads.
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Effects, Engine, Speech and Music (set in-game).
Surround sound
Set in Hardware Setup.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2
LAN play
12
Online play
12 GameSpy features no longer work. Use OpenSpy by replacing instances of 'gamespy.com' in the executable with 'openspy.org'.

Connection types

Issues unresolved[edit]

"Your PC cannot connect to GameSpy" error[edit]

GameSpy multiplayer services have been shut down.

Issues fixed[edit]

Hardware Setup spinning cube doesn't appear[edit]

Hardware Setup's spinning cube might not appear; simply choose Yes when prompted for the refresh rate you want (usually 60).

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
Supported Cards: Intel 82915; ATI Radeon: 8xxx, 9000, 9100, 9200, 9500, 9600, 9700, 9800; Nvidia: GeForce 3, GeForce 4 (Not MX), GeForce FX 5200, 5600, 5700, 5800, 5900, 5950, 6800, 7800.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.4.8
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz Intel
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
Requires an Intel processor.
Does not support Macs with Intel GMA (Intel Mac Minis and MacBooks)

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.[2][3] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[4] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[5]
  3. 3.0 3.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  4. 4.0 4.1 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>/11500/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (11500) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References