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Baldur's Gate II

Baldur's Gate 2: Throne of Bhaal v2.5.26498

Return to the Forgotten Realms as a Child of Bhaal in this expansion to the highly successful Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn. You'll encounter new monsters, find new items, and explore additional areas as you try to lay claim to the Throne of Bhaal.

Application Details:

Version: Throne of Bhaal
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Votes: 14
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.28

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Test Results

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What works

Installed from GOG.com installer flawlessly. Played through Chapter one with no gameplay issues in full screen.

What does not

Running the game in virtual desktop or in a window I experienced some behavior issues with containers and dialogs.  Container contents close immediately when opened, and dialogs that can only be acknowledged are acknowledged automatically before they can be read.  Switching to full screen from windowed mode with alt-tab does not fix the issue, the game must be restarted in full screen mode. Also the launcher asks me to configure the game as if it were the first time every time.  I'm sure there is a workaround, but it isn't working out of the box as intended.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Content beyond Chapter 1

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 04 20111.3.28Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 04 20111.3.28Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze" x86_64Jun 06 20111.3.21N/A Yes PlatinumOgier 
ShowFedora 14Mar 27 20111.3.14Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowGentoo LinuxJan 02 20111.3.10Yes Yes PlatinumJirik 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
13560 Baldur's Gate 2 Throne of Bhaal fails to save game because the file default.tot exists in the game temp directory. REOPENED View

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HowTo / Notes

Multiplayer via Directplay
Mentioned in a comment by zsolty_szasz:

Multiplayer can work, but requires some setup first.

The problem is with the current DirectPlay implementation. Read here how to set it up: http://wiki.winehq.org/DirectPlayGames

To get multiplayer working for games that use a DirectPlay version prior to 8, place the following DLLs:
dplayx.dll, dpnet.dll, dpnhpast.dll and dpwsockx.dll in this archive in WINE's windows/system32 directory, then add DLL overrides (native,builtin) with WINECFG.

HOWTO
In case of any problems be sure to see the instructions on http://wiki.winehq.org/Infinity_Engine_Games

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