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We'll bang ok

To get working audio in Mass Effect 1, running on Proton with Linux: Open local files, then from there edit BioGame/Config/DefaultEngine.ini. Find the ISACTAudio section and add: DeviceName=Generic Software UseEffectsProcessing=False Then install xact: WINEPREFIX=/path/to/your/SteamLibrary/steamapps/compatdata/17460/pfx winetricks xact Then get a good Steam Controller config and save the galaxy.

Well I'm sure that's fair

Fuck you, Sony. And fuck the lawyers who sued them for removing OtherOS and then took 33% of the "settlement" for themselves. My lost functionality for my PS3 - which would be a server right now, had otherOS stayed, instead of being a boat anchor - was worth $10.07 apparently. "Oh, that SUV you bought, […]

Seems like the xact fix for proton sound

I was able to get sound working in The Evil Within, running via Steam Play, by installing xact the same way I did for Skyrim. WINEPREFIX=SteamLibrary/steamapps/compatdata/268050/pfx winetricks xact Seems like installing this into the Proton WINE prefix for affected games is a pretty good way to get the sound working. I haven't tested many games, […]

Steam Play Games: Skyrim

Skyrim SE runs pretty nicely on Proton. No voices or music? Try running winetricks to install the xact package: WINEPREFIX=/path/to/SteamLibrary/steamapps/compatdata/489830/pfx winetricks xact  

Even More Steam Play: Call of Cthulhu

While I still wish more games were native, I have to say that the Proton runtime is a good idea. Thinking of it as a similar thing to OpenJDK or .NET rather than an emulation layer makes the WINE a bit less dry. ;) Runs perfectly (and with a kernel build running in the background...) […]


So my work email keeps getting these spam mails from "itself," claiming that some "hacker" has compromised my system and has pictures of me jacking off to robot porn that they're going to send to everyone on my contact list if I don't pay them some random amount of bitcoin. #1, anyone can fake a […]