[Wine] Big test coming up: fallout 3

Sergey 'L29Ah' Alirzaev zl29ah at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 19:53:57 CDT 2008

I've just reached the stage you guys at. The differencs are: renaming
~/.wine only to install fallout (otherwise there's kinda annoying error on
every file), installing dx9 as a whole (winetricks) and using XLive 1.2
instead of 1.1

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 3:15 AM, sjbayer3 <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:

> My suggestions for getting as far as I can get:
> 1. rename ~/.wine/ to .wine_backup %this will let you start fresh
> 2. open winecfg and setup audio
> 3. Load dvd and install
> 4. download and place d3dx9_38.dll in windows/system folder
> 5. use a fix to remove the protection, unless I get the okay from a mod I
> wont be able to post a link. I would suggest searching google for "fallout 3
> trivium"
> 6. Run the launcher through wine, it should open up and you can setup your
> video settings.  If you can try to play the game through here, if you get a
> direct sound error then...
> 7. run Fallout3.exe through wine and it will start up.  The mouse will be
> stuck but you can use the arrow keys to select start new game.  Sadly it
> will freeze while loading.
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