Half-Life 2

Demo version of Half Life 2, only contains 2 chapters. Otherwise the same as full game. See Half-Life 2 for more information.

Application Details:

Version: Demo
License: Demo
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 0.9.52.

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What works

Steam and the main menu. Usually. Sometimes.

What does not

Everything else. Sometimes the main menu will launch, and then after you click on New Game and then Start Chapter, a loading screen will come up that will simply never go away. Sometimes you don't even get to the loading screen... sometimes it just sticks at the initial loading screen that displays before the main menu. I've tried the various command line options, like -dxlevel 70 and -novideo, to no avail.


What was not tested

Anything past the main menu, because I couldn't get past that point.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 31 20070.9.52.Yes Yes NoSilversoxs 
ShowGentoo LinuxOct 29 20070.9.48.Yes Yes NoBronzeGary 
CurrentUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 19 20070.9.47.Yes Yes NoGarbageAngus 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 4.x "Etch"Apr 08 20070.9.34.Yes Yes NoPlatinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 6.10 "Edgy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 31 20070.9.33.Yes Yes NoSilverSheeEttin 

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