Category: Main Games Alan Wake GOG

Alan Wake

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Application Details:

Version: GOG
License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.0.1

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Test Results

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What works

Integrity check before installation seems to work.

What does not

GOG installer does not work. After integrity checking it crashes with "Access violation at address 004D8212 in module 'setup_alan_wake_1.0.0.12.exe'. Write of address 00400000. Installed it on a windows installation and using this to run the game. I had to set it up to open a virtual desktop, but still nothing works. The virtual desktop starts up, and after that it crashes without any further messages.

Tested on wine 1.5.1, 1.3 and latest git source (as of May 16, 2012). Various different errors seen, but no reproducible pattern found.


What was not tested

Anything after the installation crashes, so nothing else could be tested.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 17.04 "Zesty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 16 20172.0.1Yes Yes BronzeCláudio Sampaio (Patola) 
ShowManjaro LinuxFeb 26 20161.9.3Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy" x86_64Jan 09 20141.7.10Yes Yes GoldRoland Haeder 
ShowLinux Mint 14 "Nadia"Jul 12 20131.6-rc4Yes Yes SilverBooman 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 24 20121.5.9Yes No GarbageScott Ritchie 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
31701 Alan Wake crashes on start without native d3dx9_36 NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

To get the Keyboard/Mouse working

Please purge your previously wine installation before using that HowTo!

For patching and installing wine on Ubuntu:

apt-get build-dep wine
(This wine version is given as an example)
tar xjpf wine-1.5.9.tar.bz2
cd wine-1.5.9
patch -p1 < raw3.patch

For patching and installing wine on Gentoo:

mkdir -p /etc/portage/patches/app-emulation/wine-1.5.9
wget -O /etc/portage/patches/app-emulation/wine-1.5.9/raw_input.patch ''
emerge =app-emulation/wine-1.5.9

Thanks to t800 for the tip ;-)


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