Category: Main Games Fallout: New Vegas Steam

Fallout: New Vegas

Retail version that is distributed via Steam. 

Application Details:

Version: Steam
License: Retail
Votes: 13
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.9

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There is a visual glitch, where the HUD vanishes occasionally, and the screen takes on a bluish tint. This seems to be fixed by turning off water reflections and water refractions in the graphics settings on the launcher window.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowAntergos x86_64Jun 08 20183.9Yes Yes NoSilverSamuel Koch 
ShowArch LinuxMar 11 20183.3Yes Yes NoPlatinumPaul C. 
ShowLinux Mint 18.3 "Sylvia" x86_64Mar 22 20183.0Yes Yes NoGarbageSebastian Alejandro 
ShowManjaro LinuxJan 01 20183.0-rc4Yes Yes NoGarbageivdok 
CurrentGentoo Linux x86_64Jul 17 20172.12-stagingYes Yes NoGoldLampros Liontos 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
7411 GLSL shaders work badly with fglrx CLOSED INVALID View
13335 Wine virtual memory exhaustion causing OpenGL crashes / slowdowns CLOSED FIXED View
18738 Fallout 3: Configuration combobox empty CLOSED FIXED View
23616 Fallout 3: childbirth scene halts after every (second) line of dialogue, preventing new game CLOSED FIXED View
24478 Fallout 3 no background music CLOSED FIXED View
24831 Fallout:New Vegas Fails to launch gamebryo renderer CLOSED FIXED View
25290 Fallout: New Vegas - sound occasionally drops CLOSED ABANDONED View
27381 Fallout New Vegas hangs by save - backtrace CLOSED FIXED View
27779 Desktop mouse pointer always visible in Steam games CLOSED FIXED View
28282 Sound constantly crackling in lot of games STAGED View
29420 Skyrim needs msvcp90.dll.??0?$basic_ifstream@_WU?$char_traits@_W@std@@@std@@QAE@PB_WHH@Z CLOSED FIXED View
30639 Audio stuttering and performance drops in Star Wolves 3 STAGED View
30972 Fallout New Vegas crashes randomly CLOSED INVALID View
31382 Fallout:New Vegas....Durning loading the game crashes CLOSED ABANDONED View
32973 Fallout 3: Game crashes after hitting "New game" CLOSED INVALID View
32986 Fallout New Vegas: Anti-aliasing doesn't work properly UNCONFIRMED View
32996 Fallout: New Vegas: Game refuses to close after quitting CLOSED ABANDONED View
33216 Fallout New Vegas freezes at "dsoundrender.c: DSoundRenderImpl.csFilter" CLOSED ABANDONED View
35234 Fallout: New Vegas launcher crashes when selecting a DLC by double click NEW View
35361 Multiple games and applications crash or freeze on input (Steam with in-game community overlay enabled, The Scourge Project)(cross-process/thread IME manipulation is forbidden) CLOSED FIXED View
36837 Steam fallout new vegas error CLOSED FIXED View
37995 Mouse jittering when steam overlay is enabled CLOSED ABANDONED View
38591 Fallout New Vegas unavoidable crash CLOSED DUPLICATE View
40698 Fallout: New Vegas - Game Crashes during startup after launcher for Steam version CLOSED DUPLICATE View
43637 Fallout New Vegas: Crash on launch using 64-bit prefix UNCONFIRMED View
46305 Skyrim, Fallout 3, and Fallout: New Vegas all crash upon clicking 'Play' CLOSED FIXED View

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HowTo / Notes

Requirements for running

Things needed to be installed for F:NV to run;

winetricks d3dx9

winetricks quartz* - Maybe

*With 1.3.25 onwards, some dll overrides could cause issues (I'm looking squarely at  quartz) - This could just have been an issue with me because I have a wine-steam prefix with as many games that work as possible in there, had to move New Vegas to its own prefix after these issues. The winetricks version of quartz is from directx9, a user reported that he needed the win7 version for it to work. YMMV

This will be updated if anything else comes up as a requirement.


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