Taz: Wanted

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Taz: Wanted
Taz: Wanted cover
Developers
Blitz Games
Publishers
Infogrames
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Engines
BlitzTech
Release dates
Windows September 17, 2002
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General information

Official website (retrieved)

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to to <path-to-game>\Videos\.
  2. Delete or rename BlitzIdent_TAZ.bik, InfoIdent_TAZ.bik, and WarnerIdent_Taz.bik.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Taz.dat[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\TazWanted.sav[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
See Widescreen resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame cap.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Primarily you can use these quick widescreen patches - Patch or follow these instruction for manual setting your preferred resolution.

Instructions[1]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Run TazLauncher.exe.
  3. Select Video and set the resolution to 640x480. If it's set already select OK or the file won't save correctly.
  4. See Hex Editing Resolutions (Windows).
  5. Open taz.dat with a hex editor such as HxD.
  6. Push Ctrl+E, for the Start-offset write 24, for the End-offset write 29 then push OK.
  7. Set 8002 to the converted Width value.
  8. Set E001 to the converted Height value.

• Set 80 07 00 00 38 04 for 1080p

• Set 00 0A 00 00 A0 05 for 1440p

• Set 00 0F 00 00 70 08 for 4k

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Possible if using a third-party software. E.g. if you're using a DualShock controller, you can configure DS4Windows to invert the y-axis.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Italian
French

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Split screen multiplayer.
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Freeze on startup once a video begins playing (Windows 10)[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]

Window edges while playing on Fullscreen (Windows 10)[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. See compatibility mode.
  2. Go to the installation folder, and find Taz.exe.
  3. Set the executable to run under the Windows XP (Service Pack 3) compatibility mode.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8.1
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III @ 500 MHz (or equivalent)
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 850 MB
Video card (GPU) 3D Acceleration
16 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References