Installing the game.
Installing all the patches to bring the game version to 1.60.
The inital config screen for setting up resolution and options.
What does not
Crashes after the initial config screen.
What was not tested
Single or Multi player due to the initial crash.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Antergos x86_64||May 03 2019||4.1||Yes||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Jan Havran|
|Show||Antergos x86_64||Dec 23 2018||4.0-rc3-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Garbage||Jan Havran|
|Show||Antergos x86_64||Jul 18 2018||3.12||N/A||Yes||Yes||Silver||Jan Havran|
|Show||Antergos x86_64||Jan 14 2018||3.0-rc6||N/A||Yes||Yes||Silver||Jan Havran|
|Show||Antergos x86_64||Apr 10 2017||2.3||N/A||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Jan Havran|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|33292||Vietcong: Disc can't be authenticated||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|33295||Vietcong: Connecting to a multiplayer server does not work||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|39057||Support for Indexed Vertex Blending||STAGED||View|
|43567||Vietcong - game crashes during radiocalls||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|45623||Audio cracking since 3.13||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|46375||Vietcong: game save thumbnails (screenshots) have corrupted colors||UNCONFIRMED||View|
Check your maps folder for number of downloaded maps. Game usually won't start when the maps folder contains more than about 500 maps (1000 files, since every map consists of two files).
Moving some of the maps into another folder (or deleting them) is the only working solution.
No it is not, but GameSpy support has ended. Vietcong now uses new master server: Qtracker. Add this line into your /etc/hosts (on your Unix system, not your Wine virtual disc):
You can also use online server list at vietcong1.eu.
Install directplay using winetricks:
See the corresponding bug report ( 33295 ) for more details.