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Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines

Version 1.x retail

Application Details:

Version: 1.x
License: Retail
URL: http://www.planetvampire.com/
Votes: 7
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.33

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What works

Everything, and then some.

What does not

Nothing.

Workarounds

What was not tested

I only tested the game using a single character. Other characters (different clan/background combinations) were not tested.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

In addition to the vanilla game working flawlessly, I installed a widescreen patch (http://www.gamefront.com/files/8624553/Vampire-the-Masquerade-Bloodlines-Res-Patcher/) which worked well. The comments suggest disable GLSL, but this caused small graphical glitches for me. All blood spatter turned into giant red squares. Setting OffscreenRenderingMode = fbo did improve performance.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
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CurrentArch Linux x86_64Feb 08 20151.7.33Yes Yes PlatinumWilliam J Bowman 
ShowLinux Mint 15 "Olivia"Dec 05 20131.7.6Yes Yes PlatinumPhilipglo Joshua Opulencia 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 29 20121.5.9Yes Yes Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Mar 30 20111.3.15Yes Yes SilverTor 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Apr 03 20111.3.14Yes Yes PlatinumTor 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

 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)

Make the game look better

To force antialiasing in the game, run this in a terminal:

__GL_FSAA_MODE=4

export __GL_FSAA_MODE

wine /path/to/your/Vampire.exe -game Unofficial_Patch

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