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I Spy Spooky Mansion Deluxe

This version is referred to as the "[Old Version]" on Amazon.com

Application Details:

Version: 9-69490-6
License: Retail
URL: http://www.scholastic.com/ispy...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.9-staging

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What works

The game only runs with 16-bit color, so you need to use Xephyr or another workaround. The script I use:

Xephyr :1 -ac -screen 640x480x16 &

DISPLAY=:1 xterm

From that xterm, cd to the directory you installed the game in and run spooky2.exe with Wine.

Most of the actual gameplay works fine once you've got it running. The exceptions are listed below.

What does not

Most of the dialogue (Skeleton reading the riddle for each area when you enter, his rhymes after solving the riddle, etc.) Oddly enough, Skeleton saying the name of the object after you click on it works fine.

Attempting to escape the mansion the first time gives an error:

List expected for handler

#getaProp

Script Error. Continue?

Choosing "Yes" just gives a black screen.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Anything after the first escape, due to the crash.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentFedora 28 x86_64Jun 09 20183.9-stagingYes Yes NoGarbageStewart Jefferson 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 29 20081.0.1Yes Yes GoldAndrew Prunicki 

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