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Wacky Wheels

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Wacky Wheels
Wacky Wheels cover
Developers
Beavis Soft
Publishers
Apogee Software
3D Realms
Release dates
DOS October 17, 1994[1]
Windows August 21, 2014[2]
macOS (OS X) August 21, 2014[2]
Linux August 21, 2014[2]
Wacky Wheels at Wikipedia
Wacky Wheels
Wacky Wheels 1994
Wacky Wheels HD 2016

This page is for the original game. For the reboot, see Wacky Wheels HD.

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
Official website
DRM-free
Pre-packaged with DOSBox.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Pre-packaged with DOSBox.[3]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\WACKY.CFG
Windows <path-to-game>\WACKY.CFG
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/358380/pfx/[Note 1]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\WACKY.CFG
Windows <path-to-game>\WACKY.CFG
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/358380/pfx/[Note 1]
WACKY.CFG stores one- and two-player saves as well as configuration settings.[4]
WACKY.DTT stores duck shoot high scores.[5]
WACKY1.HI stores high scores for 12 HP engines.[5]
WACKY2.HI stores high scores for 6 HP engines.[5]
WACKY1.TIM stores time trial fastest times for 12 HP engines.[5]
WACKY2.TIM stores time trial fastest times for 6 HP engines.[5]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Split-screen.
LAN play
Using DOSBox modem wrapping.
Online play
Using DOSBox modem wrapping.

Issues fixed[edit]

Weird controller behavior with DOSBox[edit]

Turn off the timed option[citation needed]
  1. Open the DOSBox configuration (in the GOG.com version, that's dosbox_wwheels.conf)
  2. Locate the [joystick] section
  3. Change timed=true to timed=false

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible DirectX 9 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7.0
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo 2 GHz+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL compatible
256 MB of VRAM

Notes

  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>/358380/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (358380) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References