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Postal 3

Steam release.

Application Details:

Version: Steam Version
License: Retail
URL: http://www.runningwithscissors...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.22

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Test Results

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What works

Installation on a new WINEPREFIX

What does not

Starting the game. 


What was not tested

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Additional Comments

It crashes with two dialogboxes and fall back to my desktop. There absolutely no output in the console if you start the app with a consoleoutput ********************** Systeminformation: CPU: Phenom II x4 3,4Ghz GPU: RADEON HD 6990 latest Catalystdriver ofc OS - Kernel: openSuSE 11.4 - x86_64 ********************** Installationhints: I used a very new WINEPREFIX and installed directX10 with winetricks also like vcrun2005, vcrun2008 and vcrun2010. ********************** Well ill try to use a noDVD-Crack next week cause im pretty sure its crashing because of the DVD-protection.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowFedora 20 x86_64Jul 19 20141.7.22Yes Yes GoldXylemon 
CurrentopenSUSE 11.4 x86_64Mar 29 20121.4Yes No GarbageakI* 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 28 20111.3.35Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 26 20111.3.34Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

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HowTo / Notes

Getting the game working under Wine.
By default the game will crash under Wine, this is due to the DRM included by the Russian game developer. Thanks to a DRM free patch by those at RWS, you can play this game flawlessly under Wine! To do so:

1) Install the Visual C++ 2010 libraries (vcrun2010 under Winetricks).

2) Browse for your Postal III folder, "Program Files/Steam/SteamApps/common/Postal III/", and delete the following files:


3) Download and install this DRM Fix to the Postal III folder:

4) Run via Steam (or by itself) and enjoy!

IF YOU DON'T HEAR ANY AUDIO DURING MOVIES: Check if you have any dsound or dmusic libraries installed via Winetricks. If so, remove them from your Winecfg setup and you should be able to hear cutscenes fine.

Thanks to the Running With Scissors forum for the DRM fix [1] and thanks to Eukos for posting on how to get Postal III running under Wine (and his additional help) [2].




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