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Final Fantasy VIII

CD released version

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License:
URL: http://www.squaresoft.com/web/...
Votes: 10
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.4

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Test Results

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What works

  • Installation (the pictures in the background are changing slowly)
  • Movieclips
  • Ingame with software mode
  • FF8 Config
  • Saving / Loading
  • Soundwith background sound (you have to install directmusic with winetricks)
  • Triple Triad (card game) -  (you have to install directmusic with winetricks)
  • Battlemode / fighting (you have to install directmusic with winetricks)

What does not

  • Ingame with hardware mode (screen is broken like this... http://appdb.winehq.org/appimage.php?iId=1323) (HD4330 with fglrx10.11) (Bug 9261)

Workarounds

What was not tested

  • patching to 1.2
  • playing the whole game

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

- The border of the screen (fullscreen) is flaring (sometimes) - The minigame Triple Triad (cardgame) will freeze the game without directmusic (winetricks) - When a fight is coming up the game will freeze without directmusic (winetricks) - for starting ff8config.exe or ff8.exe you have to insert the cdrom (there are no errors if the cdrom is missing) - After switching to the desktop, i cannot control the game (the game didn't freeze) (Fullscreen)

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 12 20121.5.4Yes Yes GoldYu Tendo 
ShowMac OS X 10.7 "Lion"Apr 24 20121.5.2Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
CurrentAptosid x86_64Jan 27 20111.3.12Yes Yes GoldYu Tendo 
ShowAptosid x86_64Sep 12 20101.3.2Yes Yes BronzeYu Tendo 
ShowSidux 64bitJun 07 20101.2-rc2Yes Yes BronzeYu Tendo 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
9027 No sound for rise of nations - all versions NEW View
9261 Final Fantasy 8 with hardware acceleration shows wrong colors REOPENED View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

Official Version 1.2 patch can be found here.

To enable background music:
winetricks directmusic

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