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Category: Main Games Simulation Games The Sims Complete Collection

The Sims

This is a collection of The Sims and all of the expansion packs.

Application Details:

Version: Complete Collection
License: Retail
URL: http://www.thesims.com
Votes: 13
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.6-staging

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

- Installation

- Launching and loading process (with -skip_intro argument)

- All gameplay

What does not

- Intro playback (only in Complete Collection)

- Music playback (only in Deluxe Edition)

Workarounds

To bypass crash on intro playback, launch the game with -skip_intro argument.

What was not tested

Web-related functionality

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

I also had to download and use NoCD version of the game executable because it uses DRM that no longer works even on Windows.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Apr 26 20194.6-stagingYes Yes YesGoldAlexandr Oleynikov 
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)May 12 20183.7-stagingYes Yes NoBronzeAlexandr Oleynikov 
ShowFedora 26 x86_64Nov 05 20172.19-stagingYes Yes NoBronzeDesperalaw 
ShowManjaro LinuxJul 27 20172.12-stagingYes Yes BronzeOdzioM 
ShowFedora 25 x86_64May 28 20172.8Yes Yes GoldMichael 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
34906 Multiple applications crash when trying to render in system memory (Zoo Tycoon; TOCA Touring Car Championship, The Sims) STAGED View
43709 The Sims crashes, page fault in ddraw_surface4_AddAttachedSurface STAGED View
46674 No music in The Sims Deluxe Edition UNCONFIRMED View
46948 Characters in The Sims Complete Collection render completely white STAGED View
47081 The Sims Complete Collection doesn't start after failing to play the intro UNCONFIRMED View

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Comments

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What about 16bpp?
by Aaron Stultz on Wednesday September 25th 2019, 18:03
Did you have to change the color depth to 16 in xorg.conf? Please state so if you did.
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