Need for Speed - Porsche Unleashed

Final version.

Application Details:

Version: 3.5
Votes: 6
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 8.1

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What works

  • Installation
  • Singleplayer gameplay (Evolution, Factory Driver, Quick Race)
  • Music
  • Hardware acceleration w/ nGlide & DirectX 7

What does not

  • Multiplayer (gimme.dll must be renamed or removed for game to launch.)
  • Intro videos in DirectX 7 mode


What was not tested

  • Completing the game

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

System Info: - AMD Turion 64 x2 1.6Ghz CPU - Nvidia Geforce Go 6150 w/ 128mb shared VRAM - 3 GB DDR2 RAM - Crunchbang 11 32-bit Game works nearly flawlessly after removing gimme.dll, with the exception of multiplayer. Tested hardware acceleration with both the "driver=voodoo2z" launch argument (using nGlide 1.01) as well as with "driver=dx7z". The glide wrapper has a few advantages over the dx7z renderer, including working intro videos, the ability to run the game menus at whatever setting you choose (locked at 640x480x16 with dx7z driver) and generally looking better than the DirectX driver. If you have a faster machine, I'd definitely you run the game using Glide. Unfortunately my hardware can only manage 10-25fps with nGlide, so I have to use dx7z to get smooth perfomance. The DirectX 7 driver is pretty fast, but has it's share of issues. In addition to everything listed above, the dx7z driver has issues with resolution selection (present in windows as well, not a Wine bug), showing only 16bit color for your screen or virtual dektop's native resolution and 32/16bit for everything else. If you're running the game in a virtual desktop, a workaround is to set the resolution in winecfg to something other than the one you'll be using and then set the resolution ingame to the one you want in full 32bit color (e.g. set virtual desktop resolution to 640x480 and run the game at 800x600x32). Played the game up to the second era with no issues. Only rated silver because multiplayer doesn't work, otherwise this would have been a gold.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowManjaro Linux 22Feb 26 20238.1Yes Yes NoPlatinumMartin Dolezych 
ShowFedora 30Mar 13 20205.3Yes Yes NoPlatinumYura 
ShowopenSUSE Leap 42.2 x86_64Oct 22 20172.17Yes Yes NoSilverRoland Bach 
ShowSlackware 14.1 64-bit multilibMay 12 20172.7N/A Yes GoldManoa 
ShowMac OS X 10.9 "Mavericks"Jun 15 20151.7.44Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

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