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Application Details:

Version: GOG
License: Retail
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Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.11

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Test Results

Selected Test Results

What works

Game runs well with no graphic, sound or controls glitches.

ALT-Tabbing

What does not

Switching render or resolution via options menu (have to edit registry as guys provided previously)

Internet Multiplayer since there is no sierra.com server anymore.


Workarounds

Edit registry keys as provided before:

deviceToSelect: gl

glToSelect: opengl32.dll

screenDepth: 32 (set the base to Decimal)

screenHeight: 1080 (or whatever resolution you would like, again set the base to Decimal)

screenWidth: 1920 (again, whatever resolution you wish, remembering to set the base to Decimal)


For 64-bit prefix edit HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Wow6432Node/Sierra On-Line/Cataclysm

For 32-bit prefix edit HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Sierra On-Line/Cataclysm

There is no need to delete glide.dll, glide2.dll, glide3x.dll and nglide_config.exe


These arguments are optional (if game doesn't work as expected, try these ones)  /disableAVI /noglddraw /noswddraw /device gl


What was not tested

LAN Multiplayer

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentLinux Mint 20 "Ulyana"Jul 16 20216.11Yes Yes YesGoldMaxim Kruglov 
ShowmacOS Mojave 10.14Mar 09 20205.1Yes Yes YesGoldnidhoggr 
ShowLinux Mint 19.1 "Tessa"Jun 08 20194.9-stagingYes Yes YesGoldHoward van der Wal 
ShowArch LinuxApr 09 20194.5Yes Yes YesGoldMatej Pivec 

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