[prey] installing prey

Vadim Peretokin vperetokin at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 08:41:34 EST 2008

On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 12:31 AM, Cory Jon Hollingsworth <
cory at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:

> > There's no preykey or somesuch file? Guess you'll have to find
> 'alternate'
> > means.
> >
> Sadly I ended up implementing an 'alternate' means.  Technically I have a
> key that I paid for, I just cannot figure out how to access it.  Hopefully
> others will be smarter than I and not order their copy from
> Direct2Drive.com.  For some reason I couldn't get the Steam download to
> work which is why I tried D2D.  I was too impatient to wait for a DVD via
> snail mail.
> On the bright side the game is working well on Ubuntu 8.10 64bit with a
> NVidia 8600 graphics card and a 2.6 Ghz AMD CPU.  I'm getting some
> artifacts in the sound, but it doesn't detract too much from the game
> play.  The game doesn't like resolution above 1024x768 on my system.
> Looks good at that resolution though.
> You need to delete the .prey sub-directory in your home directory if you
> choose a resolution that crashes your game.  At which point you need to
> retype the CD key.
> I've smoothly played up to the first boss monster w/o any stability
> problems.

Just to get you right - did you get it working natively or via Wine?
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