Need for Speed Most Wanted 1.3

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NameNeed for Speed Most Wanted
License Retail
Votes 10
Wine Version1.6.1
Maintainers of this version:
Retail Version 1.3
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What works
All works good.

What does not

What was not tested

Additional Comments

Test Results
DistributionTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
ShowFedora 20 x86_64Jan 06 20141.6.1 Yes Yes Platinum Michael Nakamura 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 15 20131.7.0 Yes Yes Gold Rajat Pandita 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 12 20131.5.29 Yes Yes Gold Oliver Melle 
ShowDebian GNU/kFreeBSD 7.0 "Wheezy"Sep 25 20131.4.1 Yes Yes Platinum tousif 
ShowUbuntu 12.10 "Quantal" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 08 20121.4.1 Yes Yes Gold an anonymous user 

Known bugs
Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
18477 Need For Speed Most Wanted crashes after accepting video settings changes NEW View
25857 Stronghold 2 v1.4 and v1.4.1 hangs up with ID3DXEffectImpl_*Pass calls NEW View
33296 Need For Speed Most Wanted 1 - Control sticks UNCONFIRMED View
33298 winhelp: help files not found in MS Access '97 UNCONFIRMED View


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Distorted graphics
by Aniket Lamba on Friday March 21st 2014, 9:58
The game shows distorted graphics on Fedora 20 with wine version 1.7.13.The game installs successfully but the graphics are messed up.Audio works though.My graphic card is NVIDIA GeForce 210 @ 1GB.

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The game won't launch
by MostWanted on Sunday January 26th 2014, 9:45
Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS; Wine 1.6.2; I launch "speed.exe" with Wine Windows Program Loader, it "thinks" a little and then nothing happens!

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Works with Wine 1.7.7
by Carlos Rodriguez on Wednesday December 18th 2013, 8:26
Tested on:

Wine 1.7.7 (compilado)
Nvidia Drivers 331.20 (.run package)
Linux Mint 15 KDE 32Bit - Kernel PAE
CPU: INTEL Pentium G3220 (Nucleo Haswell a 22nm) 3.0Ghz (Dual-Core) Stock Clock
MEM: 8GB DDR3 1333 (2x4) Patriot value (128 bit dual channel: 21.3 gb/s)
GPU: Zotac Nvidia Geforce GT630 (GK208 28nm: 384 Shaders / 8 ROPS) Zone Edition Passive Cooling 2GB DDR3 1800Mhz a 64Bit (14.4Gb/s)

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Game crashing when attempting to join a LAN game
by Benjamin on Sunday April 28th 2013, 8:56
When attempting to join a LAN session, the game crashes with

err:winediag:WSASocketW Failed to create a socket of type SOCK_RAW, this requires special permissions.

This can be fixed by giving wine the permission to create RAW sockets

sudo setcap cap_net_raw+eip /usr/bin/wineserver

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keyboard input lag
by Triffid Hunter on Wednesday November 16th 2011, 10:03
I was experiencing a problem where every few seconds, the keyboard would get stuck for up to a second. The game itself would keep running, with frustrating results! After some googling, I found some related stuff for WoW.

In short, running 'xset r off' before starting the game solved the issue for me.

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Bad Maping Key
by Lukáš Nohava on Friday April 22nd 2011, 13:10
Hi, I have problem with my NFS MW...
Installation OK
Game works OK
All OK but:
1#. when I go to Career, my car is going drive left and when I klick on right arrow, car going drive forward.... when I set options to WSAD it is the same problem.

2#. Video in game is broken, because in game (career) is video normal and after once seconds revers and normal and ....

Game version: 1.3
Wine version 1.2.2
OS Ubuntu 10.10

Sorry my english is bad, i'm from Czech. Thank's for any advice.

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left arrow on keyboard is pressed all the time
by saeed hardan on Thursday January 13th 2011, 5:27
the game starts nice fast and everything , but it like the left key is pressed by itself all the time , when racing the car leans left and if you then press right arrow it just goes straight (means i cant go right ever)

any ideas ,
wine 1.2.2 , lucid lynx 10.04.1 ,

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Abnormaly FPS - Slowly Gameplay
by Inukaze on Sunday October 24th 2010, 22:12
Well , i had this "bug" or something like that with the "Need For Speed Most Wanted 1.3"

Well , after you install , if you test the gameplay and like me , the Flow of Game its abnormaly slowly , and you know and haved the reqs of the game. you can try this fix

1 - Open your "wine regedit"

2 - Go to the "KEY" \HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wine

3 - If dont exist , you must create the "KEY" called "Direct3D"

4 - Inside the Direct3D , you should create a "String Value" called "OffScreenRenderingMode"

5 - The value for me , is "backbuffer" , i know are posible 3 values

a - fbo ( FramerBuffer Object ) , b - pbuffer , c - backbuffer

Well if you wanna know i had this values in that :

DirectDrawRenderer = opengl
OffScreenRenderingMode = backbuffer
RenderTargetLockMode = auto
VideoMemorySize = 512

VideoMemorySize are equal to MB of my VideoCard

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Confirmation of startup crash
by Nicolas Krzywinski on Monday June 21st 2010, 11:48
I can confirm the startup crash with current versions:
Lucid 10.04 with kernel 2.6.32-23
Wine 1.1.43

1. Installation works (from original CD with game version 1.2)
2. Update to v1.3 works
3. Startup intro and video and welcome blabla works
4. Creation of game profile at startup works
5. Crash after loading game profile

Overriding d3dx9_36 makes no difference - no single output line is altered.
The output tells something with eventlog.

The exact crash and output is reproducible and immediately after clicking on "proceed" button after game profile load.

See output:

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