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Scirra Construct 2 is the next generation from the Scirra guys, mainly focusing on HTML5 game developement

Application Details:

Version: 2
License: Retail
URL: http://www.scirra.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.36

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Test Results

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What works

-installing works fine - both 32 bit version and 64 bit version. I installed it the standard way, no winetricks and automatically detect 32/64 bit. It detected 64 bit.

-the editor - i coundt manage to crash it. It complained that I have old graphics card drivers, but still worked fine. I tried crashing the event sheet or the scene- tried changing fonts to crash it - still worked fine. Couldnt crash it. Panning doesnt seem to give me any issues. Minimizing and maximizing works fine too. It seems very stable.

-Editing games and exporting them - the exported games work too! I tried with the two example games from scirra- opening the html5 game in firefox works. The game doesnt start in chromium for some odd reason. 

 -Registering the software license works fine 

What does not

The only thing that did not work is the big round "Run Layout" button, nor the "Debug Layout" button.

Clicking on those makes construct2 try to create a localhost and run the game in your browser. Unfortunately Wine spills a bunch of "stub!" error messages in terminal that lead me to believe that this is due to a lacking httpapi implementation in wine:

 fixme:httpapi:HttpAddUrl ((nil), L"http://localhost:5100/", (nil)): stub!

Some other users at the scirra forum confirmed this too. 

This is a huge issue, because it forces you to re-export the game every time you want to test a bit of new logic you added. Exporting takes several minutes. The Run layout button in contrast runs the game immediately.

Workarounds

What was not tested

The debugger, since I cant playtest it.

Hardware tested

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentManjaro LinuxMar 18 20151.7.36Yes Yes Bronzetheodore 
ShowMac OS X 10.9 "Mavericks"Jun 04 20141.7.19Yes Yes BronzeOliver Larsen 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 14 20121.5.19Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 05 20131.4Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 10 20121.3.36Yes Yes GoldLiam Dawe 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
36643 Scirra Construct 2: Cannot scroll or pan inside the layout window UNCONFIRMED View
38245 Constrcuct2 can't create a localhost server - httpapi stubs NEW View

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