Wild Metal Country

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Wild Metal Country
Wild Metal Country cover
Developers
DMA Design
Publishers
Gremlin Interactive
Release dates
Windows 1999
Wild Metal Country at Wikipedia

Key points

For Windows 8 and later apply the Wild Metal Country fullscreen border fix.
Downloadable versions removed for unknown reasons.[1]

General information

Rockstar Games's Official Wild Metal site
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
The Rockstar Classics downloadable version has been removed until further notice.[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\DMA Design\Wild Metal Country\3DMA Settings

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\WinEnv\Configs\FrontEnd\PLAYERS

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video options.
Video options.
Performance options.
Performance options.
Hardware Detect settings (HWDetect.exe).
Hardware Detect settings (HWDetect.exe).
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Output is stretched from 4:3.
Multi-monitor
Option in HWDetect.exe is only for choosing display to use (still stretched).
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 20 FPS

Input settings[edit]

Controls options.
Controls options.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options.
Audio options.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
A3D 2.0.[2] DirectSound3D with EAX 1.0[3]

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Portuguese
Spanish

Issues fixed[edit]

Crash on startup[edit]

This may be caused by missing command line arguments
Solution 1 - Start Menu[citation needed]
  1. Open Start Menu and Select All Programs
  2. Locate Rockstar Games\WMC\Wild Metal Country
  3. Launch it from there
  4. You can also move the shortcut wherever you want
Solution 2 - Making your own shortcut[citation needed]
  1. Make a shortcut of <path-to-game>\WinEnv\WinEnv.exe
  2. Add /h AUTO /f /a /p command line arguments
  3. Now you can launch the shortcut

Window border visible in fullscreen mode[edit]

Wild Metal Country does not go fullscreen correctly on Windows 8 and later.
Apply the fix

Apply Wild Metal Country fullscreen border fix.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 6
DirectDraw
Glide
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 166 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 205 MB
Video card (GPU) 1 MB of VRAM
DirectX 6.1 compatible

References