The Specialists

Not including a full changelog, this is a shortened version taken from the TS website.

- Reworked slow motion (for extra awesome)
- New weapons
- New game modes
- New maps
- New stunts
- New kung fu attacks
- Motion blur
- Enhanced visual effects and graphics
- Throwing katanas
- Improved particles and physics
- A ton of minor tweaks that make TS 3.0 a whole new game
- The version number was increased by .9

Application Details:

Version: 3.0
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.0-rc7

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Test Results

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What works

Video (Opengl GL and D3D) with 800x600 windowed mode, 16 bit color


Browsing servers

Joining servers (sometimes)

Configuration menus

What does not

Using software rendering is very slow


What was not tested

Microphone support
Creating listen server
Other video modes

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

The game drops in FPS in some scenarios. Running the game in 24 bit mode in X will crash when joining server. Set X to run in 16 bit mode. The game will not launch when steam-community is built in. You must disable Steam Community so game will launch. In steam go to file->settings->In-Game and disable the option.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch Linux x86_64Jan 22 20194.0-rc7Yes Yes NoGarbageMark J Austin 
ShowGentoo LinuxMay 17 20172.7Yes Yes BronzeMark J Austin 
ShowGentoo LinuxAug 08 20161.9.15Yes Yes Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Mar 14 20101.1.40Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
CurrentGentoo Linux x86_64Mar 13 20101.1.35Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
8859 The Specialists 3.0 (TS3) game loading issue CLOSED ABANDONED View

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HowTo / Notes

Workaround for low fps

Symptom: While playing the game the FPS drops periodically

Workaround: This seems to be a scheduling issue. After launching the game use "renice" and change the priority of the process to higher. Ex:

$ps -a | grep hl.exe
4477 pts/0    00:00:03 hl.exe

$sudo renice -20 4477


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