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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

Lead some Jedi (or Sith) in a battle between these two orders of the dominant religion in a galaxy far, far away.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License:
URL: http://www.lucasarts.com/produ...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.47

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What works

The Installation works, however you need to copy the contents of the 4CDs to your harddrive first, because the multiple cd install option does not work properly. The game works, however there are some problems with the graphics (upon entering some areas major graphical coruption appears. However similar problems were noted with cedega.  This problem MIGHT be solved by using older NVIDIA drivers (since i`m using NVIDIA  GForce FX5200 i don`t know what is the state with ATI video cards) as suggested in the cedega wiki. The more serious problem according to me is the missing cursor. Similar problem existed in earlier versions of cedega but not that serios (in these earlier versions if you clicked somewhere in the game window the cursor appeared; here this doesn`t work).

What does not

The mouse cursor. I didn`t have the time to test everything, so there may be other things that don`t work.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Since i didn`t have enough time i couldn`t test everything, Also i will focus on solving the problem with the mouse cursor before continuing the tests

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowMac OS X 10.10 "Yosemite"Aug 07 20151.7.47Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowopenSUSE 11.4Jan 07 20131.5.21Yes No GarbageKonstanty Åšcianecki 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 28 20111.2.2Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowopenSUSE 11.2Oct 05 20101.3.0Yes Yes GoldJoe 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 15 20101.3.0Yes Yes GoldJack Sexton 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
3817 InstallShield very slow when copying many small files NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

Fullscreen
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by ­NSLW on (April 6th 2010)

Method #1

   1. Create empty file and name it SWKOTOR
   2. Fill it with following content

      #!/bin/sh
      X :3 -ac &
      sleep 2
      export WINEPREFIX=${HOME}/.wine
      export WINEDEBUG=-all
      export DISPLAY=:3
      cd "${HOME}/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/LucasArts/SWKotOR"
      wine swkotor.exe

   3. Allow executing that file as program by e.g. typing in terminal

chmod +x SWKOTOR

  4. Add yourself to audio group by e.g. setting it in system-config-users
  5. Start the game by SWKOTOR file
  6. After you quit the game press Ctrl+Alt+Backspace

Method #2 (NVIDIA only)


   1. Type in terminal

sudo nvidia-xconfig --no-dynamic-twinview

   2. Start the game as usual

Widescreen

by ­NSLW on (April 6th 2010)

It's possible to run this game in widescreen resolutions. For more informations visit www.widescreengamingforum.com

WARNING

by ­NSLW on (April 6th 2010)

Option Enable Hardware mouse, in configurator, works only in fullscreen (Method #1), in other cases you should disable it.

Systray

by ­NSLW on (April 6th 2010)

To disable anoying system tray do following:
   1. Start Registry Editor by e.g. regedit
   2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER->Software->Wine
   3. Create X11 Driver if it isn't created already
   4. Create new String Value in X11 Driver key and name it ShowSystray
   5. Set false in Value data for ShowSystray

PlayOnLinux

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic can be easily installed and patched by PlayOnLinux. You can download PlayOnLinux from here.­

Enabling Widescreen
You need to use Universal Widescreen Patcher For more information consult the widescreen gaming forum (same link).
Enabling mouse-look
Since 1.3.21 you just need to check the "Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows" in winecfg and you're set. For older versions look here: Bug #6971

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