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SimTown

Application Details:

Version: 1
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Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.7

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Test Results

Selected Test Results

What works

  • Visuals work perfectly, no issues at all.
  • Sound works perfectly.
  • Game is responsive.

What does not

Installing the game requires tweaking

Starting up the game requires tweaking and Lutris installed.

Workarounds

Installing the game

When installing with wine you must choose the SIMTown.exe and NOT the INSTALL.EXE , the INSTALL.EXE always shuts down without doing anything

What was not tested

Saving the game

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: unknown

Additional Comments

Workaround crucial for starting the game

Starting the game simply from wine in the terminal throws errors at you, so from testing on Linux Mint and Pop_OS! this way of launching the game did not work for me, however there is a workaround. 
!!You require Lutris for this!!

Open Lutris and add a game, use the executable in SIMTOWN.EXE (found in the location the game was installed). 
Use wine as the runner, but use the version tkg-4.6-x86_64
Game should start up perfectly, if not I found this solution by experimenting with the versions so it is worth a try.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentPop!_Os 20.10Apr 25 20216.7Yes Yes YesGoldKalina 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 14 20111.3.24Yes Yes SilverLenny 
ShowMac OS X 10.7 "Lion"Mar 25 20121.2.3Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

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