* Shortcut placement on KDE 3.5.4 desktop
* Starting the demo from the final install screen
* The demo starts with a few company logo still images which may
be clicked through and the sound of the ocean in the background.
Once the few initial logo screens are bypassed, the main game
menu loads with two options but they can't be selected because of
a mouse movement bug (see what doesn't work).
What does not
~ Mouse pointer icon always returns to the center of the screen with
any user movement. Choosing from the two menu options provided in
the demo menu is difficult if not impossible (and even so, if the
lucky user is able to select from one of the options, this same bug
continues when the game starts making gameplay impossible). Since I
was not able to choose the exit option to exit the demo, I had to
press CTRL+ALT+F1 and login to type the following in order to get
the demo to stop so I could use my desktop again:
(without quotes) "killall wineserver", "killall SpringBreakDemo.exe"
and I did "killall explorer.exe" followed by "killall IKernel.exe"
for good measure? When the program was finally closed, I noticed
when returning to my desktop (via CTRL+ALT+F7) that my desktop
resolution was now 800x600 rather than the usual 1024x768.
~ Uninstall via "wine uninstaller" (without quotes) failed, manually
removed files and desktop shortcut icon. The wine uninstaller error
message for the attempt to uninstall this demo was: "An installation
support file could not be installed. (0x80000ffff)"
What was not tested
* Nothing was tested past the what works above because of the mouse pointer icon/cursor centering problem
+ I'm pleased to see this installing once again, now if someone can find out how to resolve the bug with the mouse pointer icon returning to the center of the screen over and over again with any movement, this demo and many games with this issue would probably be playable!
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Apr 15 2007||0.9.35.||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Gerry Cherry|
|Show||Ubuntu 6.10 "Edgy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Feb 23 2007||0.9.31.||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Gerry Cherry|
|Show||Ubuntu 6.06 "Dapper" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Aug 29 2006||0.9.20.||No||Not installable||Garbage||Gerry Cherry|
|Current||Ubuntu 6.06 "Dapper" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Aug 25 2006||0.9.19.||Yes||Yes||Garbage||Gerry Cherry|
|Show||Ubuntu 6.06 "Dapper" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Aug 01 2006||0.9.18.||No||Not installable||Garbage||Gerry Cherry|