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Version 1.08k of Gothic (German)

Application Details:

Version: Gothic 1.08k (German)
License: Retail
URL: http://www.piranha-bytes.com/
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.1

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Test Results

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What works

- Installing, from .iso or real CDs. - Skipping videos needs patch from wine-staging. - Playing the game without crashes still requires native directmusic from winetricks.

What does not

- Without using `winetricks directmusic`, the game crashes frequently during gameplay. - Without using `winetricks directmusic`, the main menu music does not play. - Without using the dinput-Events patch from wine-staging, intro logos and videos are not skippable. - When the resolution used is less than the screen resolution, the game's window has an annoying partially visible title bar despite being fullscreen. - The thin bowstrings of Diego's bow / the hunters' bows in front of the old camp / other people are sometimes drawn as huge triangles, depending on perspective. Not very important though.

Workarounds

What was not tested

- Gameplay beyond the first 5 minutes. - Mods.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Wine's DirectMusic support is much better than in older Wine, but it causes crashes after between a few seconds and a few minutes of gameplay. The game works fine with MS DirectMusic. Installing the unofficial game update g1classic-systempack-1.1.exe does not fix the title bar issue as it does on MS Win10. (Installing means extracting the dlls from the exe with file-roller or 7zip; the "proper" installation of the systempack does not work on Windows either.) Neither does it fix the menu music or crashes. It can still be used for changing the resolution in-game, although this does not retain the fullscreen mode and focus of the window. The systempack also breaks climbing for me on only one of the two computers I tested, which may or may not be a problem with Wine.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowopenSUSE Leap 42.2 x86_64Mar 26 20172.1Yes Yes GoldLokiDrow 
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Oct 13 20151.7.52Yes Yes GoldFlorian Pelz 
ShowSlackware64 -currentFeb 28 20151.7.37Yes Yes GoldDanny Schmarsel 
ShowMac OS X 10.9 "Mavericks"May 09 20141.7.18Yes Yes GoldKonstantin 
ShowLinux Mint 14 "Nadia" x86_64Jun 30 20131.6-rc4Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

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