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Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

Update from the retail 1.0 version

Application Details:

Version: 1.2b
License: Retail
URL: http://splintercell.com:80/
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.4.1

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What works

The installer for splinter cell 1.0 works and the 1.2b update which can be downloaded from Ubi soft.com.The game has a few bugs listed below that can be annoying but its playable.

What does not

Some textures appear buggy as if light was shining on them even though they will be in the shadows.Resolutions above 640x480 does not work and causes the game to mess up in a window when you load it.One level was very slow and was not playable.Night vision causes Graphically problems,heat vision causes slow down.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Nothing....I loaded every one of the levels at least once.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

In order to get the game at least playable,you have to edit the registry to:[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wine\Direct3D] "OffscreenRenderingMode"="fbo" "VideoMemorySize"="256"

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 13.10 "Saucy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 08 20131.4.1Yes Yes Goldchris 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 02 20101.1.44Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 20 20091.1.29N/A Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 03 20091.1.22Yes Yes BronzeDan Jenkins 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Mar 12 20091.1.16Yes Yes BronzeTymoteusz Paul 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

How to fix lighting and shadow effects.

For Windows and Linux systems who have newer video cards:

The shadow placements may be incorrect – Spot light beams may not appear, flash light beams may not appear, ceiling light beams may not appear.

To fix this do the following:

  1. In the game folder go to SYSTEM folder and open SplinterCell.ini file with text editor. 
  2. Find block [D3DDrv.D3DRenderDevice] 
  3. Add or change (if string exists) ForceShadowMode=1 to ForceShadowMode=0
  4. Save the edited file
PlayStation 3 HD textures

The textures from the PlayStation 3 port of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell are higher definition and can be installed by overwriting the existing textures. 

The HD textures are mostly faithful to the original textures.

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