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The Forest

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Application Details:

Version: Steam
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.8

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Test Results

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What works

  • Installing the game (V 0.68d)
  • Playing singleplayer
  • Hosting a multiplayer game
  • Joining a multiplayer game
  • Multiplayer voice chat
  • Building
  • Saving
  • Loading

What does not

  • The inventory items only have black textures
  • The game environment is also only rendered in black (workaround)
  • The mainmenu cave background has too dark textures (mainmenu is still usable!)
  • Multiplayer text chat


  • The renderer has to be set from "deffered" to "legacy" to get rid of the dark environment

What was not tested

  • Full Story

Hardware tested


  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

The Forest is far more playable on wine 2.X but not perfect yet. The inventory is not that usable, but the game it self runs pretty smooth and without any crashes.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 14 20194.8Yes Yes NoPlatinumPaul Fenwick 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Dec 18 20183.20Yes Yes NoPlatinumMaximilian Jung 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Dec 12 20183.20Yes No NoGarbagelucy 
ShowSolus 3Nov 14 20183.20-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumAlexander 
ShowZorin OSMay 25 20183.0.1Yes Yes YesGoldTR4SPY 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
35718 Multiple games have extreme flicker, stutter, slowdown (Path of Exile, Roller Coaster Tycoon, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Warframe, Crysis, Anno 1602, Splinter Cell: Blacklist) CLOSED FIXED View
37819 The Forest: Too dark environment and missing textures UNCONFIRMED View
39035 The Forest: Game fallbacks to 64 MB VRAM CLOSED FIXED View
41428 The Forest: Terminal gets spammed with errors if Steam is running CLOSED FIXED View
45477 the forest - settings not saved UNCONFIRMED View
50214 Games that using a newer version of fmod have no sound. RESOLVED NOTOURBUG View

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