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RE: Problem with Intel drivers
by Antonio M. Macías Ojeda on Friday August 6th 2010, 18:29
Yes that's true, those Intel GPUs lack hardware vertex shaders. I don't think wine will implement software vertex shaders (and if it does, it won't be soon).
Maybe you can try installing Directx9 with winetricks and see if that helps, or try with this: www.transgaming.com/business/swiftshader (the demo is free and fully functional I think, but I may be wrong on this).
However, I have no idea if that would make the game playable, and I don't know how to use swiftshader together with wine.
When I end my holidays (at the end of next week) I would try if I have the time.