[Bug 7425] gothic 2 gold installs without problems but will not start

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Fri Jul 16 16:52:30 CDT 2010


Xavier Vachon <xvachon at gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #16 from Xavier Vachon <xvachon at gmail.com>  2010-07-16 16:52:28 ---
(In reply to comment #15)
> Using wine-1.2-rc2, the patched version of Gothic II: tNotR (2.6) and a
> NoCD-fix (german; Gothic2.exe and ar.exe are changed), I can start the game and
> load my savegames, so the game works. 
> I have to click away some error windows titled "SmartHeap Library" with the
> message "MEM_BAD_POINTER" (since wine-1.1.43; I think I should create a bug
> report about that..) and the Program Error window informing me that Vdfs32g.exe
> crashed.
> soundEnabled=1 in System/Gothic.ini works,
> musicEnabled=1 seems to cause an "Application Error" window although the .dlls
> are in place.
> When I try to run the same version of Gothic II without a NoCD-fix - then with
> the original CD of course - nothing happens, not any line of terminal output.
> I'm not sure about the following: 
> When you get to the intro videos but the game crashes shortly afterwards,
> delete or rename your Gothic.ini and let the game create a new one. I did so
> and switching between the old and new .inis shows that only the new one works.
> It might be another setting I made though.. but maybe that's it.

I get similar behaviours than you with wine 1.2. I think that the focus of this
bug should be changed; it is possible to start the game if you mess up with the
.ini configuration file. But it is not possible to start the game with
"vanilla" settings.

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