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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Retail CD release.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License: Retail
URL: http://www.activision.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.27

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

- Installing the game, including the desktop shortcut - Running the game - Complete play-through

What does not

- If the mouse is outside the chosen resolution when starting the game, the view may be shifted to include the mouse. (Simply move the mouse to fix this.)

Workarounds

What was not tested

Nothing

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

Since the listed problem is minuscule and doesn't affect the game play and the game runs well otherwise in a fresh wine prefix with no overrides, I chose to rate this platinum. Hardware: CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 6600 @ 2.4 GHz RAM: 2 GB DDR2 GPU: nVidia GeForce 8800 GT w/ 512 GB vRAM (proprietary drivers)

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentArch LinuxApr 03 20131.5.27Yes Yes PlatinumMatt Keefo 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 07 20111.3.27Yes Yes PlatinumBlake Gripling 
ShowMac OS X 10.5 "Leopard"Oct 09 20101.2.1Yes Yes SilverBlake Gripling 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
24704 Projected shadows do not appear in Lemony Snicket and other Unreal 2.x games. NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO - Installation
  • Install as usual (i.e. insert/mount setup CD, follow setup instructions, etc.)
  • Run app.
  • You may try forcing mouse wrap mode via Winetricks or some registry hax, but this will make menu navigation as unfortunate as a Baudelaire orphan.
    • No longer an issue in Wine 1.3.21.
  • If you want to change the resolution to, let's say 1080 or 1440x900, go to your Home folder, and then open the game.ini file which can be found in the Lemony Snicket directory. Find the line that says "[WinDrv.WindowsClient]" (sans quotes, of course), and then under it you'll find some parameters for Windowed and Fullscreen mode resolution values (FullscreenViewportX and FullscreenViewportY). Edit the values for it to correspond with your monitor's native resolution, and then save.

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