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Rollercoaster Tycoon 3

This is an All-in-one 'Bargain Bin' style release, which includes the latest updates with both the Soaked! and Wild! add-ons in the one installation.

Application Details:

Version: Platinum
License:
URL: http://www.atari.com/rollercoa...
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.0

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Test Results

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What works

- Almost everything, except the music in the menu

However, you need to convert the music files to mp3 as described by other testers before 

What does not

- Music in the Game Menu

Workarounds

What was not tested

I have not played this version extensively yet.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

The tested version was the GOG version, which contains no DRM. The graphics resolution can be adjusted to your screen resolution by editing "options.txt", which is contained in "~/.wine/drive_c/users/$username/Application Data/Atari/RCT3". Replace $username with your username and be aware that the folder names within "Application Data" might differ for other, older versions of RCT3. The first line of options.txt reads "Resolution 1024 768" or something similar. Change to your screen resolution, i.e. "Resolution 1920 1080". Do not change the resolution inside the game. At least for Mint Cinnamon, it was mandatory for the in game resolution to match the actual screen resolution, otherwise the picture started to scroll at the edges. If you have more than one screen, turn the additional screens off.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Apr 11 20194.0Yes Yes NoSilverLeen Ixe 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 19 20172.4Yes Yes Silver5m9PGjktaQ4gO 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Sep 29 20161.9.19Yes Yes SilverMaxwell 
ShowLinux Mint 18 "Sarah"Sep 18 20161.9.19Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 31 20151.9.0Yes Yes GoldIsira Seneviratne 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
35017 DEVENUM_IMediaCatMoniker_Hash too stubby (Rollcercoaster Tycoon 3 - no music) UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

How-to: Install Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 on ubuntu with an nvidia optimus enabled graphics card

This is a how-to I posted over on shyguy's world on installing RCT3 when you have an nvidia optimus enabled graphics card.

 

Link to How-to

Get background music/menu music etc. working

Posted by Sander on Friday March 2nd 2012, 18:20
MP3 background music works fine.
Convert all music in /Atari/RollerCoaster Tycoon 3/Music/ to mp3 using ffmpeg. Then replace .wma with .mp3 in MusicGenre.txt

Enjoy :)


I will post a more in depth how to tomorrow when i have time.

however i did do a quick test with summerair.wma which is the default music and it seemed to work.

ATI Video Cards with closed drivers
by Thomas R. on Monday July 11th 2011, 19:17
If you use an ATI card and the closed source drivers, make sure you have at least 11.6, else you will see crashes.
Mac Support

Please note that improving Mac Compatibility for RCT3 is taking a back burner as this game has now been released as a native Mac application as seen here:

http://www.aspyr.com/games/rollercoaster-tycoon-3-platinum

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