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chris062689
May 15th, 2007, 02:18 PM
I hear people are having quite a bit of problems.
Especially low framerates? :(

Is this true with the latest version of WINE?

ruscoe
May 15th, 2007, 02:25 PM
If you don't mind paying a small subscription fee, Cedega officially supports Half Life 2 and will more than likely provide better results than wine.

http://cedega.com/gamesdb/games/view.mhtml?game_id=3189

http://transgaming.org/

chris062689
May 15th, 2007, 02:32 PM
I hear that Cedega has gotten worse with Half Life 2 in the past.
All I want to do is be able to play the game at a decent framerate (and resolution)
Without crashing / bugs.

ruscoe
May 15th, 2007, 02:35 PM
I hear that Cedega has gotten worse with Half Life 2 in the past.
I can only offer my experience, but Half Life 2 and all the other Source games on Steam have always worked well for me using Ubuntu and a modest Nvidia GeForce FX5500.

Had no trouble when I used to use OpenSUSE either. I would still say give it a try.

Brynster
May 15th, 2007, 02:36 PM
No worries here

AMD 64 x2 4400
1GB ddr2 667 ram
GF8800 GTS-OC

Running steadily at 90-120 fps @ 1024x768 with all video config options set to max :-)

lebe0024
May 15th, 2007, 02:38 PM
I just installed Counter Strike Source via steam on Feisty last night. I'm a total newb; I just installed ubuntu for the first time a week ago.

I followed the guide from linux gamers (just do a google search on "counter strike source wine how to"). It is playing at okay framerates, but there is no Anti Aliasing. It's definitely not as fast as windows, but I'm using "dxlevel 90".

I will experiment with it more tonight onother dx levels, alsa sound, etc, and I will find the best settings and report in the gaming forum. I will also compare the results to running in windows so that people know exactly what they can expect.

chris062689
May 15th, 2007, 02:38 PM
Are you talking about WINE or Cedega Brynster?
Your using the latest version?
Do you experience any glitches or bugs?

lebe0024
May 15th, 2007, 02:58 PM
Wine. I don't really want to pay MORE money to play a game I already own! Yes, I'm using the latest version (37) because I installed it from wine's repo. No bugs, althought It did crash when a Flashbang went off, but I think that was because I was using ASLA sound. You're supposed to use OSS sound. But I will write something up in the next day or two in the gaming forum.

misfitpierce
May 15th, 2007, 03:55 PM
I purchased crossover pro and it runs steam fine and dandy :)

chris062689
May 15th, 2007, 05:52 PM
lebe, what kind of framerate do you get on yours?

lebe0024
May 15th, 2007, 06:17 PM
Well, I just installed it last night and I haven't tweaked with the settings. But at 1280x1024, dxlevel 90, with max video settings (except AA which doesn't work), I got about 30-50 on dust 2. This is with an athlon 64 and a 7800GT. With the same settings PLUS AA, I got 70-100 in windows.

I heard you can get a lot higher framerate by using dxlevel 81 or 80.

chris062689
May 15th, 2007, 06:22 PM
Right, but did you use WINE or Cedega

lebe0024
May 15th, 2007, 06:43 PM
I just told you a few posts ago: wine.

chris062689
May 15th, 2007, 06:55 PM
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No worries here

AMD 64 x2 4400
1GB ddr2 667 ram
GF8800 GTS-OC

Running steadily at 90-120 fps @ 1024x768 with all video config options set to max
__________________

I want that! ^_^
Did you run it in Cedega Brynster or did you use WINE?

lebe0024
May 15th, 2007, 07:03 PM
Yeah, but you have a very powerful video card, and you're running at a pretty low resolution, with no AA.

The truth is, linux only plays source games at "okay" speeds. But I think I'll still play these games under windws.

Man I wish valve ported this stuff to linux so we wouldn't have to run with wine.

jimminy_kriket
May 16th, 2007, 01:34 AM
Can half life 2 run with sm3.0 using wine (hdr lighting etc.)?

neodarksaver
May 16th, 2007, 02:43 AM
Crossover Pro works great with HL2.

forrestcupp
August 11th, 2007, 08:40 PM
For running HL2, wine works better than cedega anyway.

I had the same trouble. My framerate was so low that it was unplayable. Also the sound stuttered. Then I got the bright idea to turn Compiz off, and now it works even better than it did in XP.


metacity --replace

Brynster
August 13th, 2007, 02:21 PM
Are you talking about WINE or Cedega Brynster?
Your using the latest version?
Do you experience any glitches or bugs?


Wine

I used to use Cedega however it got worse and worse over time so i abandonned it

No glitches in game, other than the dodgey water texture, (documented problem with DX textures). To does take a couple of attempts to launch though with the steam registry busy error, I just keep launching unitl it goes (usally 3-4 attempts)