INFO: Disc 2 contains only information about cars, tracks and other things. Also included are videos of the Grid girls. The Disc is not required to play the game.
FAQ: The parental lock code for the European, Italian & USA version is : TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, X, X, SQUARE; TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, SQUARE. You can enable blood and fatalities with the code. The French, German language versions lack this feature entirely and are always "censored"
PROBLEM: hangs with "Damn, File search error" after the plystation jingle. tested with mednafen 1.24.3.
PROBLEM: hangs with a black screen after 1st boss bonus count. testes with mednafen 1.24.1
PROBLEM: the game hangs often while loading a minigame. so make sure you make use of savestates a lot.
@frode should these merged into ridge racer ? its just a rerelease in high res.
@frode i think one of the two releases is not needed. the only difference i see is one of them have an emphy sbi entry which the game does not require.
SOLVED: Thr problem with the looping audio is fixed since mednafen 1.24.1.
PROBLEM: the "working" variants like to hang while loading levels. happens if you have played a few stages. so its a good idea to use save states and if the loading hangs just reset the emulation and load the state. this made me go through all levels without troubles while cheating the levels individually for the 3 working variants.
INFO: the second disc is only gallery, videos and audio stuff.
PROBLEM: French variant crashes on loading screen before the activision logo. Italy variant crashes while loading stage 2. tested with mednafen 1.24.1.
PROBLEM: Hangs after the Eidos loading screen. Tested with mednafen 1.24-0.
PROBLEM: the japanese version hangs while loading after the playstation logo. tested with mednafen 1.24-0.
PROBLEM: PAL version hangs on loading stage 11. Tested with mednafen 1,24-0.
PROBLEM: pal version hangs after the playstation logo. tested with mednafen 1.23.
PROBLEM: both variants hang either after the intro for the pal version. or after the title screen ntsc version. tested with mednafen 1.23.0
@jyanncorp hi, there is no need to add things to "no variant" titles. as they got merged into a parent set.
PROBLEM: the pal version hangs with a black screen after the playstation logo. tested with mednafen 1.23.0.
@frode the japan variant with 19 tracks is another game same named as the us version. the correct merged japanese version is gallop racer 3. see wikipedia.
PROBLEM: hangs on loading stage 2. tested with mednafen 1.23-0.
PROBLEM: the pal version hangs while loading. the ntsc version loads some stages more or less by random luck. tested with mednafen 1.23-0.
FAQ: The Parental Code for the French version is : WFUSDFCF
PROBLEM: for some reason the driver is not shown, just the bike. tested with mednafen 1.22.2.
PROBLEM: the game freezes if you attempt to leave chapter 1. i guess this is a memory card problem. tested with mednafen 1.22.2
PROBLEM: both european variants fail to load mission 5. tested with mednafen 1.22.2
To enable the subtitles, just go into the options and tab the pad to right once. Subtitles will get a check and instantly an X again. Just leave the options and subtitles are enabled.