you MUST install "iv5codecs.exe" from the game disc
for wine versions earlier than 1.1.2:
if you want to view the cinematics then you will also need a native quartz.dll
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Thief and ddfix
by Rodion Rozboril on Thursday February 21st 2013, 5:40
If I want to run Thief with DDFix enabled I have to copy ddfix.dll to /usr/lib32/wine/fakedlls after manual instalation of DDFix.
Then if white screen appears - in the game directory disable in ddfix.ini tripple frame buffer and change ;UseSysMemOverlay=0 to
Maybe it helps someone.
Dark Project does not start with wine 1.3.20
by ML on Monday May 23rd 2011, 14:59
I upgraded wine to 1.3.20 from ubuntu-ppa, then I installed "Thief I" in a clean wineprefix. It worked perfectly. When I tried to launch the game (intel codecs installed/install skipped, virtual desktop on/off, kubuntu screen effects on/off, native and builtin quartz.dll, mouse clipping en-/disabled) the game crashed with "wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to 0x00000000 at address 0x1d24151d (thread 0009)".
According to debug output it might be a problem related to gstreamer.
Has anybody experienced the same problem? Any solutions?