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Half-Life

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Application Details:

Version: Steam
License: Retail
URL: http://www.steampowered.com
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0-rc3

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

-Install, Menus, Single Player, Multiplayer etc...Everything.

-D3D mode runs, but with a considerable performance hit.

What does not

-Pressing buttons while the player controls are locked (for example, during the opening tram sequence) causes hl.exe to stop responding

 

-Software rendering mode is dreadfully slow.


 

Workarounds

What was not tested

Playing through the entire game, I've only played the first few chapters.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

If you run the game in fullscreen mode, closing the steam-games menu will minimize the game.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 10.x "Buster" x86_64Jan 09 20205.0-rc3N/A Yes NoPlatinumconsolelogger 
ShowopenSUSE 12.1 x86_64Aug 01 20121.5.9Yes Yes Platinumhawake 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 27 20121.5.7Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 11 20121.5.5Yes Yes Platinumdan 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 18 20121.4Yes Yes PlatinumBitos 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
5159 Microphone xmit in Half Life and HL:S games very harsh and goes in and out of "focus" REOPENED View
19626 Half-life engine's software rendering is ridiculously slow NEW View
23777 Half-Life in full screen will be partially drawn with metacity running RESOLVED NOTOURBUG View

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HowTo / Notes

Warning

This version is obsolete. Please post test results in the correct versions.

1.1.1.0 (WON) or 1.1.2.1 Steam

Install the Half-Life Hi-Def Model Pack
To install the Half-Life Hi-Def Model Pack using this command:
wine iexplore steam://installaddon/halflifehd
To uninstall it:
wine iexplore steam://removeaddon/halflifehd

Instructions on the Steam Support page.

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