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POD: Planet of Death

POD Gold retail 3Dfx version bundled with Intel Indeo Video codec and a proprietary Glide wrapper.

Application Details:

Version: GOG.com
License: Retail
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.5

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Link GOG.com game card

Test Results

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What works

  • install
  • fullscreen and virtual desktop (640x480)
  • single-player modes: all
  • multiplayer modes:
    • split
    • link (COM)
    • network (IPX)
    • internet (IPv4)
  • with workarounds:
    • video playback
    • music track playback
    • desktop screen resolution reset

What does not

  • volume controls

Workarounds

What was not tested

  • multiplayer modes:
    • modem
    • GameService (offline)

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

Steps used to install the game and to get the videos and music track working: $ export WINEPREFIX=$HOME/.local/share/wineprefixes/pod_gold_gog $ export WINEARCH=win32 # env LANG=C winetricks sandbox $ winecfg $ cd $WINEPREFIX/drive_c # http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/pod_gold $ wine setup_pod_2.0.0.19.exe # add vidc.IV41=ir41_32.dll to [drivers32] in windows/system.ini $ wine notepad c:\\windows\\system.ini # convert the music track from MP3 to WAVE $ lame --decode "GOG Games/POD GOLD/Track02.mp3" The installed Glide wrapper (glide2x.dll) includes hard-coded run-time patches for the installed program. Therefore you cannot change/update the PODX3Dfx.exe (GOG's glide2x.dll would patch the wrong memory locations) and/or use alternate Glide wrappers (the PODX3Dfx.exe is an unmodified original version with CD access/checks) without using PodHacks (http://svn.nicode.net/podhacks/). Steps to install and setup PodHacks and nGlide: # http://www.zeus-software.com/downloads/nglide $ wine nGlide101_setup.exe $ cd "GOG Games/POD GOLD" $ wget -O PodHacks.exe http://svn.nicode.net/podhacks/bin/PodHacks.exe?revision=55 $ wine PodHacks.exe --install $ mv glide2x.dll glide2x_gog.dll # configure nGlide as you like (e.g. "By desktop", "4 : 3") $ wine nglide_config # or enable a 640x480 virtual desktop (nGlide should be set to "By app") $ winecfg

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowArch Linux x86_64Nov 03 20131.7.5Yes Yes GoldP. Neidhardt 
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy" x86_64Apr 26 20131.4.1Yes Yes SilverNico Bendlin 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
4096 IniFileMapping not Implemented (ini on win9x => Registry on NT) NEW View
43788 POD Gold: Can't interact with main menu UNCONFIRMED View

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