|Latest Wine Version Tested:||1.7.49|
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Installation and running full screen at default in game resolution. Although the proper aspect ratio was not kept so everything looks stretched on my wide screen monitor. I suspect this is more to do with the old proprietary Nvidia graphic driver for this old graphic card that does not have a setting for maintaining aspect ratio in games. It also works in an emulated virtual desktop at the default in game resolution which does keep the aspect ratio proper. Using a no-CD crack.
What does not
Changing in game resolution no matter which one you choose whether in full screen or using an emulated virtual desktop causes the game to crash with the following error message.
Exception raised - access violation
Error location: Windows display driver
Clicking ok on this message then brings up a WINE error message window.Clicking ok causes the game to gracefully exit to the desktop with no issues.
If you don't enter a game scenario/park before exiting the program. The game freezes. I was unable to force close the game at this point. So I forced a log out. After logging back in, the game would not even run with no error messages showing. Only re-booting the computer allowed the game to run again.
What was not tested
Fully playing a scenario park fully through. I just played around with different scenarios for a few minutes each.
System specifications: LinuxMint 17 XFCE 32-bit CPU - AMD Athlon XP 1800+ RAM - 1GB GPU - Nvidia 7600GS (AGP) Motherboard - Abit KR7A-133R Chipset - Via KT266A - VT8366A and VT8233A Sound card - Creative Labs Audigy 2 ZS Using Nvidia proprietary driver version 304.117 installed from Driver Manager.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Aug 17 2015||1.7.49||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jul 30 2014||1.7.18||Yes||Yes||Garbage||Kieran|
|Show||Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jan 20 2017||1.6.2||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Dan|
|Current||Linux Mint 17 "Qiana"||Jul 23 2014||1.6.2||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|
|Show||Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" x86_64||Jul 23 2014||1.6.2||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|