Installation, gameplay, pretty much everything
What does not
Copy protection (No CD crack required)
When first launched, main menu and all sub menus appear blank, but main menu items can be seen once the mouse pointer hovers over them. Starting a new game then canceling out of the character creation screen fixes the blank menus and allows you to access the configuration and load menus.
What was not tested
Everything was tested through the beginning tutorial.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Feb 08 2015||1.7.33||Yes||Yes||Platinum||William J Bowman|
|Show||Linux Mint 15 "Olivia"||Dec 05 2013||1.7.6||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Philipglo Joshua Opulencia|
|Show||Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jul 29 2012||1.5.9||Yes||Yes||Garbage||an anonymous user|
|Show||Gentoo Linux x86_64||Mar 30 2011||1.3.15||Yes||Yes||Silver||Tor|
|Show||Gentoo Linux x86_64||Apr 03 2011||1.3.14||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Tor|
If you get the following error and performance issues:
fixme:d3d_surface:fb_copy_to_texture_direct Doing a pixel by pixel copy from the framebuffer to a texture, expect major performance issues
Adding the following Registry key should help:
HKCU/Software/Wine/Direct3D: OffscreenRenderingMode = "fbo"
Also if you have a black menu when the game starts, or graphic errors, you can set the following Registry Key:HKCU/Software/Wine/Direct3D: UseGLSL = "disabled"
(this also increases the performance strongly)
(see http://wiki.winehq.org/UsefulRegistryKeys for further information)
To force antialiasing in the game, run this in a terminal:
wine /path/to/your/Vampire.exe -game Unofficial_Patch