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The Secret World

The Secret World is a massively multiplayer online world with a unique modern-day setting and unparalleled freedom of character progression.

Imagine if every myth, conspiracy theory and urban legend was true.

Imagine a world where you can become anything you want to be, without restrictions such as classes or levels. This is the premise for The Secret World, Funcom’s upcoming massively multiplayer online game set in the modern-day real world.

Application Details:

Version: Release
License: Retail
URL: http://http://www.thesecretwor...
Votes: 13
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.1

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What works

This is an update to my original entry.

Downloading, installation and patching all work under wine. I created a character on early access weekend and played through the Tokyo disaster intro scene. All cutscenes so far have worked and loading screens are actually faster than in windows.

My settings:

d3dx9 and d3dx9_43 installed in a new prefix using winetricks.

d3dx9_43 set to builtin under Winecfg > Libraries. The game detected directx after this and installed properly. I got a message that my video driver was too old, but the game worked anyway.

Videomemorysize must be set, otherwise the game crashes after login. I set this value to 512 using winetricks.

What does not

The game ran smoothly through the intro scene, but slowed to a crawl once I entered populated areas. Going into Settings > Video Options > Advanced and setting Vegetation detail to 0 fixed the problem.

The only problem I have now is that my screen flickers constantly. I'm not sure if this is due to my nvidia card (screen flickering with nvidia SLI enabled was a problem with Age of Conan) but it makes the game hard to play for me. Others may not have this issue. Apart from the flickering, everything seems to work.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Higher level content, dungeons.

Hardware tested

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowFedora 25 x86_64Feb 20 20172.1Yes Yes SilverJeremy 
Show64StudioJul 21 20161.9.14Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 30 20161.9.10N/A Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowFedora 23 x86_64Apr 03 20161.9.6N/A Yes GoldPhobeus 
ShowLinux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" x86_64Dec 24 20151.8Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
23807 Unsupported texture formats: DF16, DF24, RAWZ: format unrecognized(909198916) NEW View

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