Final Fantasy VIII

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Playable demo was released in late 1999 for the PC. It is no longer available for download from Square Enix, possibly due to avoid giving technical support for outdated software. archive: 70244152 bytes
sha1sum: 4315ced31b6fd3c23ee08090db355b4eb1a93c70 archive: 67 MB
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Application Details:

Version: demo
License: Demo
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.18

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What works

Installing, ending credits

What does not

Playing game


What was not tested

Didn't try running in 16 bpp screen. Didn't try Aali's custom opengl driver ( ).

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

To run at all, you must edit the DataDrive registry key and change it to d:, make d: point to the directory containing setup, and mark that drive as type cdrom.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 22 20141.7.18Yes Yes SilverYanis Lukes 
CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 14 20101.3.2Yes Yes GarbageDan Kegel 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
9261 Final Fantasy 8 with hardware acceleration shows wrong colors REOPENED View

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HowTo / Notes


Official Version 1.2 patch can be found here.

To enable background music:
winetricks directmusic


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