UFO: Afterlight

Version 1.5 of the game

Application Details:

Version: 1.xx
License: Retail
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.34

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Additional Comments

Installed the game from CD (version 1.4) then installed the patch (1.7). The performa­nce is equal to what I get with Windows XP on the same machine, even with all settings set to maximum quality.­

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowopenSUSE 13.2 x86_64Jan 18 20151.7.34Yes Yes Platinummarc bessieres 
ShowMandriva 2010.2 x86_64Dec 11 20121.5.14Yes Yes PlatinumPC LX 
ShowMandriva 2010.2 x86_64Feb 03 20121.4-rc1Yes Yes PlatinumPC LX 
ShowMandriva 2010.2Jan 17 20121.3.37Yes Yes PlatinumPC LX 
ShowMandriva 2010.2Nov 09 20111.3.32Yes Yes PlatinumPC LX 

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ground is black
by adam york on Wednesday March 11th 2015, 15:52
everything is working fine other then during the missions i cant see the ground, until I get on the top level of the map and i can see the metal catwalks but nothing on the mars floor.
RE: ground is black
by Chad on Sunday May 17th 2015, 3:02
Tested on Macbook Pro Late 2007 and Macbook Pro Mid 2013, both with same issue. However, tested with Intel Core Duo Mac Mini and worked fine after setting shader to "Low".

Difference seems to be Graphics Chip, Nvidia vs. Intel, but I can only verify with the machines I have.

by Reco on Sunday December 13th 2009, 15:44
There is a newer patch 1.7 here:

Along with other patch changes, there is also a small one for wine users: game's animated cursors are actually shown, if patches from bug 12248 are applied.

by Scott Ritchie on Sunday May 18th 2008, 2:41
The game's code was made available to fans for modification - there's now a 1.6 patch that removes the copy protection and fixes some bugs. Good news!
Simple howto
by Reco on Tuesday October 2nd 2007, 11:12
1. Make sure that wine's version higher than 0.9.43. For older versions see closed bug 8037 for details.
2. Make sure wine is configured to use GLSL. See for details.
3. Search the game's readme for the list of supported video cards. If yours is not there - it is VERY likely that you'll see only game's main menu.
4. In-game shaders should be set to 'low'. 'Scenery backgrounds' should be disabled.
cursor solution
by zir0n on Wednesday September 26th 2007, 15:52
I found out how to view the x cursor since the in game cursor won't show. type winecfg in a terminal and under the Graphics tab, deselect the second box that allows the window manager to control the windows. try running it again, if you see a cursor but its the one to resize windows, move your cursor off the top of the window and back in. From here I was able to set up the options, but when i tried to start a new game i got an error. I uninstalled it in frustration and forgot to record what it was. I am using Fiesty with wine installed from the automatix repos.
cursor problems
by zir0n on Wednesday September 26th 2007, 2:50
This game installs fine, but when you run it, there is no cursor. In the above section it says that while you run it in a window the x cursor should be visible, but in my case its not. I'm running ubuntu Fiesty, if that helps anyone.

"What does not

Mouse cursor in game menu is still invisible. If game runs in window, X cursor is visible, though. "
RE: cursor problems
by Catty Nebulart on Wednesday September 26th 2007, 13:07
I have the same problem , haven't found a workaround yet, though there should be one.
RE: cursor problems
by shpelda on Monday August 17th 2009, 14:48
Switching the game itself to windowed mode helps.
In game settings, graphics set Mode to windowed.
Also set wine to emulate virtual desktop. Then X cursor is visible.
Works fine for me.
mouse problems
by Catty Nebulart on Thursday September 20th 2007, 0:02
I have been able to play the game, but the mouse cursor not being visible in either fullscreen nor windowed mode is extremely annoying. any suggested fixes?

by Erik Bolsø on Saturday May 12th 2007, 12:35
Installs fine in 0.9.37.