Game itself including patches and mods.
What does not
alt-tab sometimes crashes game.
What was not tested
Install needs OS set to win98 to install. Sound only works in movies unless you do some config; dsound.dll needs to be set to native in winecfg (use winetricks). Make sure 3d sound is off and 32 channels set in game. Hardware acceleration as emulation is no longer needed. Lastly, install vcrun2008, d3dx9 via Winetricks.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64||Feb 19 2018||3.0||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Harold Meneley|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 8.x "Jessie"||Nov 01 2015||1.7.54||Yes||Yes||Silver||Harold Meneley|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy"||Jun 21 2015||1.6.1||Yes||Yes||Gold||Harold Meneley|
|Show||Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jul 18 2014||1.6.1||Yes||Yes||Gold||David Bobb|
|Show||Gentoo Linux x86_64||Oct 23 2012||1.5.15||Yes||Yes||Bronze||L29Ah|
The beta patch 1.3 public beta 4 requires a special workaround in order to get it working properly in Wine.
1) Run 'winecfg'
2) Go to 'libraries' tab
3) Add a new DLL override titled 'dbghelp'
4) Ensure that it uses the following settings: 'Native then builtin'
This should allow you to play BZ2 v 1.3pb4 providing your videocard drivers have proper 3D, and you are using the right compatibility settings (Win98 is recommended)
All future test reports where this has not been done for 1.3pb4 will be rejected.