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 * [http://frankscorner.org/index.php?p=sof2 Franck's corner - Soldier Of Fortune 2]  * [[http://frankscorner.org/index.php?p=sof2|Franck's corner - Soldier Of Fortune 2]]

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Installation

  • Configure X11 with 16 colour depth in /etc/X11/xorg.conf:

...
Section "Screen"
   ...
   DefaultDepth 16
   ...
  • First mount disc 1
  • Create a temp directory like $HOME/.wine/drive_c/tmp

  • Copy the files ossupport.dll and ossupport.txt to this temp directory. you can find these files in the Setup directory of the game's cdrom

  • In the temp directory type wine /pathtocdrom/Setup/Setup.exe

  • When the installer asks for the second cd, you must kill wine.
  • Mount the second cd and copy the files maps.pk3, textures0.pk3 and textures1234.pk3 from the Setup/base directory of the cd to the base directory in the SOF2 installation directory.

Start to play

  • To play SOF 2 type wine sof2.exe for single player or wine sof2mp.exe for multiplay in the SOF 2 installation directory.

<!> When game is starting in solo (new game or tutorial), screen freeze <!>

  • Random mission or Muliplayer work fine !

Tips

  • In order to get some more violence, you must start SOF2 by typing wine sof2.exe +set lock_blood 0 After starting

Troubleshooting

Could not open string file

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  • Don't try execute Setup.exe direclty from CD-ROM

Could not load default.cfg

  • If you get the error message "could not load default.cfg" then you should start SOF2 from within the installation directory, otherwise the game won't work.

Screen is frozen when game starting

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Discussion starting on http://activision.custhelp.com

References