Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance

Retail CD Release

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.18

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works



What does not

Game itself does not run

though different error this time

Failed creating DirectSound8 object


What was not tested

The game past Launcher

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

I ran mgs2.exe and mgs2_sse.exe in terminal and received wine note to try sound hardware emulation but didn't work. I didn't even get the "failed creating iDirectSound8 object" but got some debug info which I'll put in the comments below

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64May 10 20111.3.18Yes No GarbageMyk Taylor 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 11 20101.3.2Yes Yes GoldOlavi Viheraho 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 11 20080.9.52.Yes No GarbageJoseph Williams 
CurrentUbuntu 6.10 "Edgy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 15 20070.9.35.Yes No GarbageJoseph Williams 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Mar 10 20060.9.9.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
9124 Metal Gear Solid 2 still dead: Unhandled page fault CLOSED DUPLICATE View
35478 Multiple applications and games need dsdmo.dll (DirectSound Effects) STAGED View
49471 Metal Gear Solid 2 crashes at startup because of DirectMusic. UNCONFIRMED View

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