Final Fantasy VIII

Vanilla game with 1.2 nvidia patch applied.

Application Details:

Version: 1.2
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.51

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What does not

Nothing in the main game.


What was not tested

Chocobo World standalone and its interactions with the main game.

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Additional Comments

Some faffing around to make this work well. -winetricks directmusic -install 1.2 patch from unzip it directly into the game folder. -install Aali's OpenGl driver , first link in thread broken: mirror link available at!SwQCTZwR!6TMWPrJ-6O8qDBzsVZ4jFFObssgzEM7wRES9Efgoe10 again unzip directly to game folder. -set desired resolution in ff8_opengl.cfg provider by previous zip. Windowed, fullscreen, all resolutions I tested seemed to work fine. -if running from iso files: I had some trouble mounting to the standard folders, not sure why. I pointed winecfg(-development)'s d: drive to a non standard folder and mounted the isos there and it worked fine, didn't have to restart game to switch discs unlike other testers here.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux Unstable "Sid" x86_64Sep 21 20151.7.51Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowManjaro LinuxSep 05 20141.7.22Yes Yes GoldJohn Asta 

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HowTo / Notes


Official Version 1.2 patch can be found here.

To enable background music:
winetricks directmusic


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