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Battlefield Vietnam

Install the game from CD, then install the 1.2 patch and the 1.21 patch. This allows the game played online as most servers require the latest patch release to be installed.

Latest patched version, patch can be downloaded from http://www.ea.com/official/battlefield/vietnam/us/editorial.jsp?src=demo_editorial or some other mirror



Application Details:

Version: 1.x
License: Retail
URL: http://www.ea.com/official/bat...
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.9.17

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What works

Installation works perfectly using the default options

What does not

Starting the game does not work, text is output to the console from the bfvietname.exe program, but it immediately exits with no further errors

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
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ShowFedora 24 x86_64Oct 03 20161.9.17Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowFedora 24 x86_64Oct 03 20161.9.17Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Aug 29 20161.9.17Yes No GarbageMark Carbonaro 
ShowMac OS X 10.10 "Yosemite"Feb 27 20171.6-rc4No, but has workaround Yes GoldThe Watcher 
ShowLinux Lite 1.0.6Oct 03 20131.4.1Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

As of wine v1.2 this is no longer needed.

As at Wine v0.9.58 Battlefield Vietnam works well, but there are some changes that need to be made to get it working and you have two choices, they are both simple and it really depends on whether you want to play the game full screen or not.  I would strongly recommend that you run BFV in a window, but the choice is yours

Option 1
Start winecfg, go the Graphics tab and select "Emulate Virtual Desktop" and enter a valid resolution (I used 1024x768). Once that is set you can launch the game in a window and it seems to all work fine.

Option 2
If you need to run the game full screen you can change "renderer.allowAllRefreshRates 1" in "C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\Battlefield Vietnam\Mods\BfVietnam\settings\VideoDefault.con" and that seems to work also, although when the game exist my screen resolution is stuck at the game resolution.

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