The original Re-Volt v1.00 found on the retail CD-ROM.
Please define the file size and/or precise version if you know it when submitting a review.This will help us sort out the issues for each version.

Known 1.00 versions include:

  • v1.00 'SecuROM'
    Size: 594.432 (Compressed, found on some CDs)

  • v1.00 'EUR' 27-JUL-1999
    Size: 1.125.695 (CD-Rom)

  • v1.00 'EUR XP' 27-JUL-1999
    Size: 1.125.695 (CD-Rom)

  • v1.00 'USA' 27-JUL-1999
    Size: 905.216 (CD-Rom)

  • v1.00 'GateWay' 27-JUL-1999
    Size: 905.216 (First patched version)

  • v1.00 'EUR V2' 04-AUG-1999
    Size: 1.125.695 (CD-Rom)

  • v1.00 'ASIA' 25-AUG-1999
    Size: 1.077.248 (CD-Rom)

Application Details:

Version: 1.00
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.5

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

  • Install
  • Launching game (sometimes)
  • Racing (sometimes)

What does not

  • Game some times launches with err:seh:setup_exception_record nested exception on signal stack in thread 0040 eip 7bc74150 esp 7ffdbc7c stack 0x232000-0x330000
  • Game is unstable, crashes often...


What was not tested

  • Online play
  • Stunt track

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

1.0 USA, retail CD. I'd advise patch to 1207.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 26 20121.5.5Yes Yes BronzeJackie Ben 
CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 04 20101.2-rc2Yes Yes BronzeLuke 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 30 20091.1.35Yes Yes BronzeLuke 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 05 20080.9.54.Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowopenSUSE 10.3 x86_64Nov 17 20070.9.49.Yes Yes Goldyossarianuk 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
1631 Sound underruns occur in directsound CLOSED FIXED View
3615 wined3d doesn't work with multithreading d3d CLOSED FIXED View
4913 Revolt doesn't start but processor usage stays at 100% CLOSED INVALID View
4953 Revolt locks up shortly after starting with "setup_exception nested exception" error CLOSED FIXED View
5515 DSOUND_MixOne underrun on sound buffer CLOSED DUPLICATE View
5524 Re-Volt nothing appears CLOSED DUPLICATE View
6847 DirectPlay metabug. Implement dplay tcp/ip provider. NEW View
8495 missing graphic objects in Re-volt CLOSED FIXED View
15043 Acclaim Re-Volt: Crash at the start. CLOSED ABANDONED View
16559 PixelFormat_WineD3DtoDD Can't translate this Pixelformat CLOSED FIXED View
21179 Acclaim Re-Volt: Unhandled page fault on read access during Battle Tags and Nhood1 CLOSED FIXED View
29869 Re-Volt is missing an HUD element CLOSED FIXED View

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HowTo / Notes

Re-Volt Multi-player with Wine

Playing Re-Volt in Multi-player online and/or over LAN with Wine only requires native Directplay libraries from Winetricks. This guide will cover enabling these libraries. For further information on installing Winetricks, see:

This guide also covers installing RV House, the most popular meeting spot/lobby for Re-Volt online players. Users interested in LAN multi-player only may as well skip the "Installing RV House" section.

*** Enabling the Directplay Libraries in Winetricks ***
- Assuming that you already have winetricks installed, open the terminal.
- type 'winetricks directplay'.
- Winetricks should be downloading and installing the required directplay libaries now.
- When finished, type 'winecfg'. This will open the Wine configuration dialog.
- Go to the Libraries tab. The following overrides should now exist:
*dplayx (native)
*dpnet (native)
*dpnhpast (native)
*dpwsockx (native)

If installation was successful you should be able to start Re-Volt -> go to Start Race -> Multi-player -> Start Game and get to the next menu without any error. If you do, make sure that the Network settings are correctly to TCP/IP.

*** Installing RV House ***
RV House is a meeting spot where all Re-Volt online games are held. It works in a similar fashion to MSN Zone and Gamespy Arcade but is created for Re-Volt only. I highly encourage any Re-Volt fan to install this application if he/she wish to meet the online community.

- Download the latest version of RV House FOR WINDOWS (The Linux release is outdated and incompatible with Re-Volt over Wine).
- Run the installer (rv_house_setup.exe) and go through the wizard.
- With default settings RV House should now be installed in .wine\drive_c\Program Files\RV House\ under the name rv_house.exe.
- You need to register an account at Re-Volt Zone in order to use RV House. It is possible to register straight from RV House and the registration will only require an e-mail adress.

Once you have logged in you are ready to chat and play.

NOTE: Re-Volt requires the ports 47624 (TCP) and 2300-2400 (TCP & UDP) to be open in order to play over the internet. Make sure that your router and firewall are configured properly!

NOTE: Other players likely use the latest version of Re-Volt 1.2 as it fixes a lot of issues in Multi-player games. Some rooms will not be compatible with older versions of Re-Volt.

Tested with Wine 1.3.36 - 1.5.28 (only TCP/IP Multi-player & Multi-player through RV House 0.93.4).

Installing Re-Volt from Retail CD

This HOWTO will explain how to install Re-Volt from the Retail CD.

- Insert the Re-Volt CD into your CD-ROM drive.
- Browse to the CD and start SETUP.EXE. Re-Volt Setup should run with no issues (tested with Windows XP and Windows 7 Compatibility).
- After SETUP.EXE has loaded Re-Volt Setup you are presented by a dialog. Click Next, Yes, Next, Next, Next, Next and the installation should begin.
- After Re-Volt Setup has finished copying files it will ask if you want to install DirectX 6.1. This should not be necessary but does not harm either - press no.
- Re-Volt Setup informs you that Setup is complete. Uncheck all checkboxes in the last dialog and press Finish.
- This step is technically only necessary if you plan to patch Re-Volt to a newer version (which is highly recommended): Go to .wine\drive_c\Program Files\Acclaim Entertainment\Re-Volt\strings and set permissions for the owner to read & write.

Re-Volt is now installed in version 1.00.If you are a Gnome user you can press Super and search for "Re-Volt" to find the application and its associated uninstaller.

NOTE: After installation it is recommended to patch Re-Volt to the latest version of Re-Volt 1.2. See: Installing the Re-Volt 1.2 patch
NOTE: Multi-player will not work without native Directplay libraries from Winetricks (that is the case for TCP/IP at least). See: Re-Volt Multi-player with Wine

Tested with Wine v1.3.36 - v1.7.12.


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