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Linux Wine TS3 strange text glitch.

Post by bulletfreak on Sat 20 Aug 2016, 13:38

So I'm trying to get TS3 to run under wine. But for whatever reason I just constantly get this dialog box whenever I try to launch the game via TS3W.exe Don't know what to do. I always blocked TS3 in the firewall in windows, so is that what I have to do with this?

Edit: apparently not, closing my internet connection it just complains about not being able to connect to the internet to verify my game....


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Re: Linux Wine TS3 strange text glitch.

Post by Tarac on Sat 20 Aug 2016, 13:54

Looks like you used an incorrect TS3W.
You must have the one from the base game The Sims 3 - Game - Bin. Unless you only have the base game and no expansions any higher than Generations
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Re: Linux Wine TS3 strange text glitch.

Post by bulletfreak on Sat 20 Aug 2016, 14:09

Actually it fixed it by installing Into The Future. Now I have a problem with the font being all messed up and non existent. Does TS3 require any special fonts to be installed?

imgur.com/wyNVjwZDOT.png

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I'm using the Radeon graphics driver and I have S3TC texture compression enabled

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Re: Linux Wine TS3 strange text glitch.

Post by simmer_tony on Sat 20 Aug 2016, 15:12

Hello, and welcome to the forum,  Very Happy
to make The Sims 3 work you need to install at least one addon. And as I read you did.

Take a look at this topic.

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Re: Linux Wine TS3 strange text glitch.

Post by The_gh0stm4n on Sun 21 Aug 2016, 13:39

@bulletfreak wrote:Actually it fixed it by installing Into The Future. Now I have a problem with the font being all messed up and non existent. Does TS3 require any special fonts to be installed?


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Topic moved to "Mac Support". No, the game doesn't need any special fonts. Instead, please make sure to apply the Ultimate fix (correctly):
http://games4theworld.bestgoo.com/t1171-must-read-how-to-install-the-sims-3-correctly

That means, do steps #4 and #5 of that guide, and you should be fine.

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