Monty Python's Complete Waste of Time

An amusing way to throw away a large chunk of your life as you hunt for the Secret of Intergalactic Success.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.37

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What works

Install, play

What does not

Sound has skipping problems, log spams:

err:winmm:MMSYSTDRV_WaveOut_Map16To32W Size of buffer has been increased from 6548 to 8192, keeping initial value


What was not tested

more than a few minutes of play

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Additional Comments

The installer fails to create the shortcuts (bug 9159) and the game must be started with herald.bin as an argument, like "python.exe d:\python\herald.bin". Also I had to use a virtual desktop to see anything.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy"Feb 20 20151.7.37Yes Yes GoldMichael McGuire 
ShowopenSUSE 11.2Jan 31 20101.1.37Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
55595 Monty Python Pythonizer crashes when run from its installer NEW View
55603 Monty Python Pythonizer "Unable to load sounds from pythsfx.dll." - Wine 8.0.2 in Linux Mint 21 UNCONFIRMED View

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