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X²: The Threat

The Steam version of X2: The Threat.

Application Details:

Version: Steam
License: Retail
URL: http://www.egosoft.com/games/x...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.39

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Test Results

Old test results
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Selected Test Results

What works

Installing the game in Steam

Launching the game

Playing the game

Sound effects (needs tweak, see extra comments)

Voices working (needs tweak, see extra comments)

Ingame video (needs tweak, see extra comments)

What does not

Everything worked after installing the needed components

Workarounds

What was not tested

Walkthrough the whole game

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

Rating gold, as the game works flawlessly, but needs third party software. Installed steam and the game in a fresh new wineprefix : WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=-pathtonewprefix- winecfg To get sound effect working: WINEPREFIX=-pathtonewprefix- ./winetricks amstream WINEPREFIX=-pathtonewprefix- ./winetricks quartz WINEPREFIX=-pathtonewprefix- wine regsvr32 "c:\windows\system32\amstream.dll" To get ingame video working I had to install Active Movie for Internet explorer (wich is not shipped with the game, I had to find this component with a search engine): WINEPREFIX=-pathtonewprefix- wine Amov4ie.exe To get voices working : WINEPREFIX=-pathtonewprefix- ./winetricks devenum WINEPREFIX=-pathtonewprefix- ./winetricks wmp9 Here's a short video for reference : https://youtu.be/y7p-fzR4wt4

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Apr 02 20151.7.39Yes Yes GoldSnowdrake 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Jun 23 20141.7.20Yes Yes SilverTim Van den Langenbergh 

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