Tacohead, on 07 April 2012 - 02:20 PM, said:
Well I got The Witcher. First it launched to a black screen. Pressing Command-Q got me out of that. Second launch worked fine and I watched the entire intro but at the main menu screen there's no mouse cursor. I can see the various menu options light up and click on them when that happens but since I can't see where the mouse cursor is I'm forced to move the mouse around until I see a menu option light up to locate it. I managed to start a new game and in-game the same problem persists. I then updated the WINE engine to 1.5 and the invisible mouse cursor still persists. Any suggestions?
Edit: Fixed it by running the game in a virtual desktop (via the Wineskin config app). Runs reasonably well for me so far during the tutorial using the Wineskin 1.5 engine.
Tried this (default install, updating to wine 1.5, and the virtual desktop) and each of the 3 instances produced black screens on launch. Every now and then (maybe 1 in 3 launch attempts) has the game be normal and non-black. SUPER annoying and makes it very hard to play. Done a lot of looking around with little help, but its a known bug at winehq for the unofficial port. http://bugs.winehq.o...ug.cgi?id=15904
so that's clearly something CD Projekt didn't fix.
Also ran into a crash point about 5 minutes into the game with the default install. Haven't tried getting past it on the 1.5 update yet.
*edit* got me past the crash point, but consistently running into black screens all over the place. Usually makes me quit the game, thus losing all unsaved progress. Ugh.
So far pretty disappointed. Runs significantly better on PC
At least I got this off SteamPlay! I won't mind if I can sort things out with some support. There's a few threads on Steam for Witcher Mac, but most of them have been invaded and spammed by mac hating trolls which makes most of it useless.
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