Serious Sam Classic: The First Encounter

Here are versions 1.0 and 1.05 at lest.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0x
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.6.2

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

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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

Everything, single player, saving, loading, all graphic settings (except DirectX), SecurROM, etc

What does not

What was not tested

Multiplayer, mods, custom content

Additional Comments

To run at widescreen resolutions that aren't officially suppoorted, DISABLE the widescreen mode in the game settings and edit the file 'Croteam/Serious Sam/Scripts/PersistantSymbols.ini'.

Change these two lines to your resolution.
persistent extern INDEX sam_iScreenSizeI=(INDEX)1920;
persistent extern INDEX sam_iScreenSizeJ=(INDEX)1080;
selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 30 20151.6.2Yes Yes GoldJamieOnUbuntu 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 03 20131.5.20N/A Yes PlatinumK1773R 
ShowSlackware64 -currentDec 29 20111.3.34Yes Yes PlatinumZdenek Styblik 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 11 20111.3.20Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowMandriva 2010.2Jan 30 20111.3.12Yes Yes PlatinumMaik Wagner 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
34859 Serious Sam Classic: the game's world is closed in a giant cube (Mac OS X only bug) UNCONFIRMED View

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Works with Wine 1.7.4
by Carlos Rodriguez on Friday December 20th 2013, 10:20
Tested on:

Wine 1.7.4 (compilado)
Nvidia Drivers 331.13 (.run package)
Kubuntu 13.10 32Bit - Kernel PAE
CPU: AMD Fusion A4 3300 2.5Ghz (Dual-Core) Stock Clock
MEM: 8GB DDR3 1333 (2x4) Patriot value (128 bit dual channel: 21.3 gb/s)
GPU: Zotac Nvidia Geforce GT630 (GK208 28nm: 384 Shaders / 8 ROPS) Zone Edition Passive Cooling 2GB DDR3 1800Mhz a 64Bit (14.4Gb/s)
Z-Depth problem
by Tobias Jakobi on Monday March 31st 2008, 8:28
Hi there,

for those who have problems with non-existant Z-buffer. The Serious Sam engine doesn't seem to specify that it really needs a Z-buffer and hopes for the standard Z-buffer depth of 16 bits. This is not quite correct behaviour and doesn't work with wine-0.9.57 and upwards.

To fix this open the ingame console and type:

More information about the bug and fix in:

Tobias Jakobi

by abez on Wednesday April 25th 2007, 4:13
Use the loki installers to install the game. That way you don't have to use wine for this game.

Here is the link :
  • RE: by Chris on Friday April 13th 2012, 9:27