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Flanker 2

A combat flight simulator.

Application Details:

Version: 2.51
License:
URL: http://www.gamespot.com/pc/sim...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.34

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Test Results

Old test results
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Selected Test Results

What works

installs and starts up to menu

What does not

everything else freezes upon startup

Workarounds

What was not tested

did not get the chance

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

managed to get to the menu section but freezes in mission startup

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 13 20091.1.34Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 04 20091.1.30Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 22 20081.1.5Yes Yes GarbageFlorian 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 30 20081.1.0Yes Yes GarbageFlorian 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 29 20081.1.0Yes Yes GarbageFlorian 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
4066 Online Play Doesn't Work (DirectPlay) NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

The following is a short description of how to make Flanker launching. Simply install the recent wine Version. No patches are needed to make Flanker running. Install the game hereafter. Now open the registry editor.

Navigate: "HKEY_CURRENT_USER-->Software-->Wine-->Direct3D" Set the value of "DirectDrawRenderer" to "opengl".

(see UsefullRegistryKeys)

Otherwise wine will complain that you need to do so ;) Now you can succsessfully launch the game.

Some issues

The game now launches if you follow the instructions in the HOWTO note. In the main menu the mouse seems to be very slow and laggy. It is hard to hit the right button. The lag of the mouse can be decreased by starting the game with "WINEDEBUG=-all wine Flanker.exe"

In the main menu the mouse now runs fluently but still not in the options menu, there it is laggy again.

Another issue that appears is, that after a mission load the game will freeze. So the game is not playable yet.

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