Serious Sam Classic: The Second Encounter

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Application Details:

Version: 2.x
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.24

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What works

The game itself, but not the installer: both OpenGL and Direct3D modes, with good frame rate and quality in both. To 'install': - copy the contents of all 3 CDs to one folder - delete the .gro files with langage suffixes to get english text - copy Content/SeriousSam2/Config/SafeMode.cfg to Content/SeriousSam2/Sam2.ini - adjust gfx_iAPI: 1=OpenGL, 2=Direct3D - adjust gfx_bFullScreen, gfx_pixResWidth and gfx_pixResHeight - install a nocd crack To run, go to the folder where you copied the files and 'wine Bin/Sam2.exe'.

What does not

Direct3D mode when setting UseGLSL=1 in regedit - many objects do not appear, like characters and weapons. When setting graphics quality to high, I don't see any object shadows in OpenGL, however shadows draw in Direct3D. Videos in Direct3D mode don't play correctly - they play in two small green windows. Game crashes on exit so no settings is saved when exiting game (but you can still set anything in game).


What was not tested

Network play, playing for a long time.

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Additional Comments

My graphics card is GeForce 8800 GTX. Also tested with ATI FireGL v5200 (X1600), but the game doesn't run - in Direct3D mode many objects are not displayed and I am getting out of graphics memory messages, and in OpenGL it crashes before entering gameplay.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowLinux Mint Debian x86_64Aug 09 20141.7.24Yes Yes PlatinumPhilipglo Joshua Opulencia 
ShowElementary OS LunaOct 16 20131.7.4N/A Yes PlatinumLewis Clement 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 03 20131.5.20N/A Yes GoldK1773R 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze" x86_64Oct 22 20101.3.5Yes Yes GoldAngus Hedger 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 22 20101.2Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 

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by Jan Roedig on Tuesday February 22nd 2011, 6:25
Finally got Sam2 working with the gfx_iAPI = 1 setting. Sound runs with standard setting here with Soundblaster Audigy Platinum 1 and jack/alsa. Didn't need Openal or change sfx_iAPI.

Thanks for the gfx hint!
by Bacatta on Wednesday May 21st 2008, 15:01