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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: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0-rc2-staging

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Installation

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Additional Comments

I used winetricks to install quartz, directx9 & directmusic. I also moved away the videos from the Music folder. It did help but now other errors prevent starting the game.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowManjaro 18.1.5Jan 07 20205.0-rc2-stagingYes Yes YesSilverJairo Israel Alarcón Rodríguez 
ShowArch 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 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
219 Programs refuse to run because of safedisc copy-protection CLOSED FIXED View
12653 The Sims 1.0 crashes on startup (SafeDisc 1.x: secdrv.sys doesn't support WinVer > Win2000) CLOSED DUPLICATE View
29926 Multiple games need IDirectDrawStreamSample::Update() (Beach Life, The Sims Complete Collection, Risk II, Earth 2150, Need for Russia) CLOSED FIXED View
31189 The Sims turns off after run without error messages. CLOSED INVALID View
34906 Multiple applications crash when trying to render in system memory (Zoo Tycoon; TOCA Touring Car Championship, The Sims) STAGED View
42572 Older directx games (Revenant) have black character models CLOSED FIXED View
43411 Older directx games (The Sims, Revenant) - Screen not redrawing properly (needs Set/GetClipStatus implementation) CLOSED FIXED View
43709 The Sims crashes, page fault in ddraw_surface4_AddAttachedSurface CLOSED DUPLICATE View
46224 ddraw-Create-rendering-targets-in-video-memory patch got borked between 3.19 and 3.20 CLOSED FIXED 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 CLOSED DUPLICATE View
49899 Multiple games need IDirectDrawMediaStream::NewSegment() implementation (The Sims Complete Collection, Earth 2150, Beach Life, Risk II, Need for Russia) CLOSED FIXED View
49960 The Sims Complete Collection is stuck on playing intro CLOSED FIXED View
50006 The intro in The Sims Complete Collection gets played too fast 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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