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Half-Life

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Unofficial Patch to Halflife for people that dont want to use steam

Application Details:

Version: 1.1.1.2 (WON2)
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.steampowered.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.6.2

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Test Results

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What works

Although I haven't played the game to the end under Wine, I have yet to experience even minor game-play issues. It runs exactly as it did on Windows XP. Needless to say, I am very pleased! :)

For this game, my Wine is configured to XP and uses the builtin d3d8 dll override. The video mode of Half-Life itself is set to openGL at the highest available resolution.



What does not

Aside from some unusual rendering of menu graphics, I have yet to experience even the slightest glitch during game-play.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Final levels of the game, internet play, and mods.

Hardware tested

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
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ShowMac OS X 10.10 "Yosemite"Jan 24 20151.6.2Yes Yes SilverKonstantin 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 01 20111.2.2Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 10 "Julia"Feb 04 20111.2.2Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
CurrentPCLinuxOS 2007Dec 31 20070.9.51.Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 13 20070.9.40.Yes Yes SilverPete Stoneman 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
27528 Half Life Software Rendering completely wrong UNCONFIRMED View
36566 Half-Life's (CD Version) Menu refuses to work after a while UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

Misc. Problems

"Half-Life requires 16 bit color. Please change your desktop settings to HiColor."

This is the result of an invalid screen depth reported here: 08069948:Call gdi32.GetDeviceCaps(00000088,0000000c) ret=00412a24 ^^^^^^^^ 0x0c == 12 == BITSPIXEL 08069948:Ret gdi32.GetDeviceCaps() retval=00000018 ret=00412a24 ^^^^^^^^ 0x18 == 24 bpp

Most probably you're not running X11 at 16 bpp. Run "xdpyinfo" to check that. Or maybe you have set "ScreenDepth" in the wine config file ? (and of course to a setting that HL doesn't want, i.e. != 16 !) And if you set ScreenDepth to 16, then it might still yell a "wine: Depth 16 not supported on this screen." at you. This is probably because your 32 bpp screen is not capable of multi-depth. You *need* to use a 16 bpp screen mode in this case, I think. FIXME: maybe problem hints should go into the LHL HOWTO instead...

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