on Saturday, July 02, 2011

Hellgate London: Revival v1.21 [Intel-Wineskin/K][Mac Game]

Hellgate London: Revival v1.21 [Intel-Wineskin/K][Mac Game]
Version: - v1.21 [SP] | Mac Platform: Intel-Wineskin
Includes: K | OS version: 10.5.8 + | Processor type(s) & speed: Intel Core Solo
Video RAM: 128 MB (256 MB highly recommended) | RAM minimum: 1024 | Size: 6,97 GB

Game Description:
Hellgate: London is a dark fantasy themed action role-playing game developed by Flagship Studios, released on October 31, 2007. It was developed by a team headed by former Blizzard Entertainment employees, some of whom had overseen the creation of the Diablo series. In 2008 Flagship Studios filed bankruptcy and all intellectual property was seized because it was used as collateral for funding received from Comerica Bank. Subsequently, development of the game halted. Namco Bandai Games provided free ongoing US/EU server support in the fall of Flagship Studios until 31 January 2009, when the US/EU multiplayer game servers and websites were taken offline.[5] HanbitSoft has since acquired properties to the game and it is being developed and played in Korea to date.[6] As of 2010, Hanbitsoft has acquired the US/EU territory rights and will be re-releasing back to the US/EU territories with its sequel Hellgate London: Resurrection.

Set in a post-apocalyptic London in the year 2038, Hellgate: London is a fast paced action role playing 'hack and slasher'. The game featured both singleplayer and online multiplayer support when it was released although US/EU online support has since shutdown. Flagship Studios released 1 major MP content update The Stonehenge Chronicles and the 2nd The Abyss Chronicles on the test server before the studio's closure. Similar to the Diablo series, randomization is embedded into many of the game mechanics including weapon and armor attributes, item drops, mob spawns and level composition. The singleplayer version features a 5 act story quest line and when completed, the player is eligible to restart the story line again in Nightmare difficulty and create new characters in Elite mode.

Personal Notes
This is one that I tried once before but never really worked at it too hard. Finally compiled the Wine from source with the required patch for a functional mouse. I also had to set the MWO erg entry to disabled otherwise the mouse would constantly spin in 360 degree motion making the game unplayable. There is no multiplayer available for this game anymore, the servers were shut down in 2009 due to poor management skills on Flagship Studio's part.

When I tried to max out the graphics in this, upon restarting the game many textures were missing. This is likely due to the poor drivers for my ATI X1600 however even after turning them all back down and restarting they were still missing. I added certain strings to the Direct3D key and the textures re-appeared. Instructions below

If you have issues with disappearing textures:
right click on the app and choose Show Package Contents.
Now follow the path of Contents] Resources] user.reg
Double click on user.reg, or open it with your preferred text editor.
Scroll down until you see [Software\\Wine\\Direct3D] 1303351727
Copy and paste the following strings just below the key.
Save and close user.reg and double click to launch the game.
If you experience any errors you can
press down on the alt / option button and double click the app
This will launch the Wineskin interface
Click on the Advanced] Tools tabs
Choose Test Run (Debug Mode) to produce error logs after the app has attempted to launch
Post the logs at pastebin.com and/or go to the Porting Team for support
Post the pastebin links in the help section
myself or another member of the community will be happy to help

Port Info
Wineskin 2.2
WS7 w/ modified Wine 1.2.3

Minimum System Requirements:
- OS: Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard / Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
- CPU: Intel Core Sole
- RAM: 1024 MB
- Video: 128 vRAM (256 Highly Recommended)
- about 8 GB Hard Drive Space required

Known Issues:
Texture disappearance when graphics are set too high (Read more in the Personal notes section)

Installation Instructions:
Mount the .dmg
Drag the app to your preferred gaming folder
Double click to launch the game.

Hellgate London: Revival v1.21 [Intel-Wineskin/K][Mac Game]

Hellgate London: Revival v1.21 [Intel-Wineskin/K][Mac Game]

Hellgate London: Revival v1.21 [Intel-Wineskin/K][Mac Game]

Hellgate London: Revival v1.21 [Intel-Wineskin/K][Mac Game]

Hellgate London: Revival v1.21 [Intel-Wineskin/K][Mac Game]

Hellgate London: Revival v1.21 [Intel-Wineskin/K][Mac Game]

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