Second Edition. Same storyline, just some fixes to the audio and video
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All functions, both on foot and in vehicle, work fantastic! The video works great and the application did not hiccup or crash after several hours of play. The storyline video segments play fine.
(no cd crack was loaded with no adverse effects)
What does not
Environmental audio sounds very faint. For example, a car can drive right by me within a few feet and I can barely hear the engine running & tires squealing. However, the audio intensity of dialogue is great between characters both in game and in video segments. I maxed out SFX and turned off the radio in game setup menu to no avail.
What was not tested
Game was not played in entirety with wine.
Game was not played with the CD in the optical drive. (no cd crack was used)
Did not test MP3 radio station.
I initially tried to bring back the "hot coffee" scenes that were removed in the second edition by loading a 3rd party crack. After doing so the movement controls would only work intermittently and the game would lock up with a GTA_SA.EXE CAUSED A SERIOUS ERROR AND NEEDS TO CLOSE error message. After removing the crack the symptoms went away and game now plays fine.
Game was run with the no cd crack.
Video card = Nvidia GeForce 6200 256MB AGP with nvidia driver
Sound card = Creative Audigy PCI
Some times gta may fail to start even when you haven't touched (modded) anything. In this case delete the file gta_sa.set inside the Documents/GTA San Andreas User Files directory and restart the app. You will have to reset your gta sa settings.
CJ and peds are too dark
If cj isn't light correctly and appears very dark try disabling glsl. You can disable it using the registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wine\Direct3D\UseGLSL > "disabled" Or use winetricks/playonlinux
If you have problems with slow play, go to your winecfg and disable support for Vertex Shader and Pixel Shader
Controllers & Keyboards
Joysticks and joypads will create a conflict with the keyboard keys making the character (CJ) uncontrollable. Disable all controllers before running the game to avoid this issue.
Load a saved game not work
Try this: winetricks d3dx9
Intro videos not work
In some cases this fix can backfire, doing that your game does not start anymore.Make a backup of your .wine folder or create new wineprefix for test before continuing.
1) Install the ugly plugins for gstreamer (the name of package depends of your distribuition) 2) Install the quartz and devenum: winetricks quartz devenum 3) Install ffdshow: winetricks ffdshow (during installation, check the box of MPEG1 and MPEG2) 4) Test your game.
If you can not start your game, restore the backup or back to original wineprefix.#9127
If you have issues with fonts, try (type in the terminal): winetricks allfonts
Extracts all audio from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
this method extracts all audio from GTA San Andreas, includes all music, DJ chatter, ads, background sounds and cutscenes.
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