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TrackMania

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TrackMania
TrackMania cover
Developers
Nadeo
Release dates
Windows May 2004
TrackMania at Wikipedia
TrackMania
TrackMania 2004
TrackMania Sunrise 2005
TrackMania Nations 2006
TrackMania United 2007
TrackMania Nations Forever 2008
TrackMania United Forever 2008
TrackMania 2: Canyon 2011
TrackMania 2: Stadium 2013
TrackMania 2: Valley 2013
Trackmania Turbo 2016
Trackmania 2: Lagoon 2017

Key points

Also known as TrackMania Original.
TrackMania Original uses the new engine from TrackMania Sunrise
Has problems running on modern machines. See Fixing Issues with operating systems newer than Windows XP and Fixing compatibility with modern systems.

General information

Official website

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3.03.035.004 DRM[Note 1]
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>Default.SystemConfig.Gbx

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GameData\Profiles
<path-to-game>\GameData\Tracks
<path-to-game>\GameData\Scores

Video settings[edit]

Advanced video settings
Advanced video settings
Display compatibility settings
Display compatibility settings
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Greater than >4.3 Aspect ratio. Text and other display objects may stretch.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Only supports resolutions up to 1280x960
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
2x, 4x, 8x, and 16x
Anti-aliasing (AA)
2x, 4x, and 6x
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Only available in "Compatibility" section of launcher
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No FPS or refresh rate limit

Input settings[edit]

Input settings
Input settings
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Every input is remappable in the profile settings
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Only available in-game through player's profile
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound, Music
Surround sound
7.1 or 5.1 Surround.[citation needed]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
8 Hot seat
LAN play
127 Versus, Co-op
Online play

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Offical Dedicated Server available from Nadeo
Self-hosting
"Local Internet Connection" option in "Multiplayer" in-game. Default port: 2350
Direct IP
Forcable IP address option along with server port.

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 2350
UDP 2350
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Issues fixed[edit]

Fixing Issues with operating systems newer than Windows XP[edit]

Update the StarForce DRM to a newer version[5]
  1. Download the unofficial TrackMania_StarForce_Mod.
  2. Extract, then copy and replace all files in your game installation folder from the .rar file.

Notes

Please note that your Trackmania Original version must be 1.5.2

Fixing compatibility with modern systems[edit]

White screen freezing issue[6]
  1. Download dgVoodoo 2 and unpack it.
  2. Copy d3d8.dll, ddraw.dll, d3dimm.dll and the dgVoodoo.exe from the MS folder and paste them into the installation folder.
  3. Open the dgVoodoo.exe and click the forward-slash "/" in the top right-hand corner of the window. Click "Apply" then "OK"

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows[7]
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98 2000, ME, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 450 MHz Intel Pentium 4 1.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 300 MB 450 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8 compatible
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound (audio device) 16-bit compatible

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows Vista or later.[1][2][3][4] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.

References