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My attempt to try this game was very short-lived, as the demo failed to start immediately, just printing out "Illegal Instruction" and dropping back to the command line.

I have seen the same symptom before with another game that assumed SSE was available (my processor does not support SSE). The developers in that case recompiled without SSE.

Which is not to say that it could not be something completely different.

Needless to say, I do not want to buy a game that I cannot play. Any ideas on what to fix or required information?

System:

Linux Debian (sid) (up-to-date)

X.org 7.0

Athlon 1.2 GHz

nVidia GeForce FX 5200 (Version 8756 Drivers)

Processor Flags: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr syscall mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow

Updated: Looks like it's SSE.

[ June 11, 2006, 03:35 PM: Message edited by: LinuxGeek ]

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We're looking into including a second executable built without SSE. If you're up to it, I would love to give you this build for you to test. If you're willing to do that, then please email me. Otherwise, stay tuned for news about a non-SSE build in an upcoming release.

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