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Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

DRM free version of the game with some fixes from gog that makes game work on Windows without dancing around PC (unlike steam version)

Application Details:

Version: GOG version
License: Retail
URL: http://www.callofcthulhu.com/
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 8.0-rc3

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Game works as well as it does on Windows, therefore there are certain glitches and errors that may affect the game which are not on Wine's side. The fan-made widescreen fix also works correctly and so does the fan-made patch that allows changing game values, such as walking speed and weapon damage values.

What does not

Workarounds

What was not tested

Anything beyond Chapter 6.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Alt-tabbing out of the game causes it to crash and a Wine debugger window will appear. Alt-tabbing also crashes it under Windows, so this is not a Wine-exclusive bug.

Changing the brightness from the game will cause it to apply to the entire desktop and this will persist even after the game is closed. Using the fan-made widescreen fix, which includes an option to force the game to run in windowed mode, I observed it applies to the whole screen instead of being restricted to the game window. The original brightness can be restored by setting the game's brightness setting to 5 or restarting the computer (I believe restarting the window manager may word, but I haven't tested it myself).

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentZorin OS 16Jan 19 20238.0-rc3Yes Yes NoPlatinumMatheus 
ShowArch LinuxAug 31 20183.14-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumJohn Pavlyuch 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
18391 Brightness settings apply themselves to the desktop. Affected (Postal 2, Runaway 2) NEW View

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