F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon

Unpatched and patched retail CD version of full game.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0x
Votes: 9
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.0-rc4

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Test Results

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What works

Installing the game. Updating from 1.00 to 1.08. Running the game and intro movies, and playing the game.

What does not

Water Resolution setting, Reflection on Displays setting, and Soft Shadows setting. For some reason this also didn't read my Video Card correctly (Nvidia 9600 GSO) Saying i didn't have enough video memory to run this game.


What was not tested


Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

The WMFADist.exe that some have stated you need to install (but not tell you where to get it) is on the disk in the support folder. The registry edit that some mention I didn't find in my registry (HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Wine/[DIRECT3D]

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch LinuxJan 06 20194.0-rc4No, but has workaround No YesGarbageStrax 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 04 20111.3.32Yes Yes NoSilverSalomon Aquino 
ShowSlackware 13.1Jul 10 20101.2-rc7Yes Yes NoBronzean anonymous user 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze" x86_64Feb 16 20101.1.38Yes Yes NoSilverƁukasz 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Jan 06 20101.1.35Yes Yes NoGoldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
4466 Riched20: Looks like one can't accept license agreement. CLOSED FIXED View
7065 Get SecuROM copy-protection working CLOSED FIXED View
7640 Mouse too slow / lags in games CLOSED FIXED View
13738 F.E.A.R : Crashes when sound is enabled CLOSED FIXED View
17832 FEAR 1.08: Pixelshader compilation fails with ARB backend CLOSED FIXED View
19637 FEAR: Crashes on launch CLOSED FIXED View
20456 Multiple applications have text rendering issues with 'Courier New' font using distro provided Liberation fonts (cut off/partial text display)(FEAR, AoE 3, Supreme Commander, fasmw 1.x) STAGED View
23595 F.E.A.R. 1.0 Random deadlocks (probably audio related) CLOSED ABANDONED View
26229 FEAR: waterplane rendering triggers SW fallback in mesa CLOSED NOTOURBUG View
27145 Weapons Translucent Like Glass in FEAR 1 and 2. CLOSED FIXED View
37358 FEAR 1: Installer says "wrong serial" even if entered correctly CLOSED FIXED View
38165 F.E.A.R 1 freezing in the menu (network related) CLOSED FIXED View
43236 F.E.A.R, Condemned: Criminal Origins have no in-game audio CLOSED FIXED View

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