The sixth EQ2 expansion.
Intalation via http://download.station.sony.com/patch/download/eq2/eq2-us.zip Eq2.exe patcher works to patch & launch the game. (does not display html components) Game play in most zones (at low fps) with pixel shader 3 turned on, crashes after character select if pixel shader 3 is off.
What does not
Pixel Shader 1.0, turning on 3.0 will prevent the crash after character select, but the game runs at unbearably low fps with pixel shader 3 on.
What was not tested
Raids, Station Launcher & Heroic dungeons.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Linux Mint 10 "Julia" x86_64||Jan 07 2011||1.3.10||Yes||Yes||Bronze||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jan 03 2011||1.3.10||No, but has workaround||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze"||Dec 19 2010||1.3.9||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Colin Wetherbee|
|Show||Linux Mint 10 "Julia"||Dec 04 2010||1.3.8||No, but has workaround||No||Garbage||Martin|
|Show||Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 21 2010||1.3.7||No, but has workaround||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
I'd like to remind everyone, that tho shader 3.0 is in fact awesome and better than 1.0, though please before we start complaining about bugs and whatnot especially with shader 3.0 please remember that its buggy in windows too, and try to get bugs that are only in wine only please.
If we can get this working and looking exactly the same in windows and linux and there's still stupid bugs that SOE wont fix that makes the game platinum here even tho there are major graphical glitches.
Please everyone remember that this is a buggy buggy game. Please try to only post here about bugs that are not present in windows. Sometimes its really hard to tell the difference between bugs in wine and bugs in Everquest yourself.
Please Please, before you submit bug reports or testing feedback. If at all possible try to compare anything you do here in Linux with the same thing in windows.
The game requires you to run the newest version of the game, so nobody uses an older version. Because of this, the only "versions" we maintain are the full install client and the streaming install client. Please place all test results in the proper one.
EverQuest II Extended has been merged with the Live game. The Steam version is a wrapper around the Full Install Client and still uses Launchpad.