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Far Cry 2

1.0 Retail DVD version.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License: Retail
URL: http://farcry.us.ubi.com/
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.0-rc2

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Test Results

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What works

- sound

- menu

- video

- fps display

- fbo and backbuffer

What does not

- can't play, crash randomly during jeep tour

- pbuffer display only subtitle over the menu screen...

- anti-aliazing cause the trees leaf to become big squares

- HDR (left-half of the screen is black, but not all the time, just most of the time :) )

Workarounds

What was not tested

gameplay

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

the game install and run with sound, but crash during the game introduction in the jeep, sometime it crash fast, sometime it does take time... the game engine seems to run well (a little slow), the fps show around 35fps with low detail on a G-Force 9600 1GB + cpu 9550 (core 2 quad). I've tried a lot of solution to avoid game crash, but it's is always the same even if backbuffer seems to delay a little the crash compered to fbo.

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ShowDebian GNU/Linux 8.x "Jessie"Dec 23 20162.0-rc2Yes Yes PlatinumHAMS 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 13 20111.2.3Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowMac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard"Dec 27 20101.3.9Yes Yes SilverJean Luc 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 30 20101.2-rc2Yes Yes Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowChakra LinuxJan 26 20101.1.37Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

Old Version

Please, don't submit test versions to this version of FarCry 2, instead, download here the patch for version 1.03 and install-it.

Then, submit your test result here.

Sugestions

This notes was updated: December 15 - 2012

First of all, thank you for spend your time helping wine to get better,

I will like to make some suggestions to make the tests results more organized to another users.
  • Put your PC specs at the Extra Coments section like your video card, cpu, and system memory.
  • It's important to put your video card drivers into extra coments section.
  • Specify if you installed the game into a fresh prefix (or not), and what programs are you installed.
  • Tell what version of the windows emulation you use in your wine.
  • Add a comment about what is don't working.
  • Tell if you put any official or unnoficial path on your game like a diferent version of some .exe or a modification on some config file from the game.

These are just suggestions to make tests result more clean and more fast to be submitted.

Installation

You need:

  • A recent version of wine, it's recomended the last release.
  • A video card with 3D Acceleration suport on your unix and the 3D driver installed for that card.
  • It's not necessary a clean prefix, but it's recomended.

Installing:

First, install the game from your CD, open the CD folder on your unix and run the setup.exe as any other normal software, then download here the patch 1.03 and install-it on the same prefix as FarCry 2.

Be sure that you have 3D support is working, you can check by typing the follow command:

glxinfo | grep "direct rendering:"

It's also recomended to install the following fonts: tahoma.ttf, arial.ttf and verdana.ttf.

The game shoud work fine. Any problem you can see the Troubleshoot notes and post a coment or submit a bug.

Troubleshoot
FarCry 2 trees are flat, 2D... when AntiAliasing is on.

This is a known bug, until now we don't know how to fix-it. Just set AntiAliasing to None in game settinhs.


FarCry 2 crash when AntiAliasing is more than 2x.

AntiAliasing isn't working right on FarCry 2, the best thing is to keep disabled.


FayCry 2 randomly crashes.

This is related to the Bug #23045, until now, the best solution is to install secur32 trought winetrick. But even for some people, that solution doensn't work fine, the best thing in that cases is to lower the video settings, it seems that lower video settings has less crash, if that is your case, don't use anything beyond High on graphics settings.


General Bug Fix.
  • Verify if your video driver is installed properly.
  • Install FarCry 2 on a separated prefix.
  • Set prefix version to Windows XP.
  • Close FarCry 2, and reboot wine by typing wineserver -k.

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