Bug 431164 - Game stops playing normally under certain circumstances
Game stops playing normally under certain circumstances
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: blobwars (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Rafał Psota
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-01-31 23:30 EST by Chris Schembari
Modified: 2008-06-16 23:00 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-06-16 23:00:28 EDT
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save.dat files from blobwars (741 bytes, application/x-gzip)
2008-02-02 20:57 EST, Chris Schembari
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Description Chris Schembari 2008-01-31 23:30:33 EST
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): BlobWars 1.06

How reproducible: Occasional.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enter the "BioMech Supply Depot" level.
2. Pick up a powerful weapon, such as a grenade pack or laser cannon.
3. Defeat one tank suddenly.
4. Wait for other tank to attack. Keep waiting...
Actual results:
  It's as if the game forgets that there is another tank in the game that's
supposed to attack the hero Bob after the first tank blew up.
  Music continues normally, and I can still move around the bottom of the level
normally, but the other tank stays up in its loft and doesn't come down to
attack, nor do the hard-hide blobs on the sides.
  Sometimes this is accompanied by an unusual artifact in the enemy health meter
at the bottom of the screen.  The words "BioMech Tank #[x]" are replaced by the
much more obscure "FONT_ERROR__", and the red bar inside the white box-frame
will completely fill that frame and extend itself well outside the frame to the

Expected results:
  Remaining tank and enemy blobs continue attack till tank or my character are dead.

Additional info:  The machine this occurs on is the same one I listed under Bug
Comment 1 Hans de Goede 2008-02-01 02:47:01 EST
Thanks for your bugreport.

Could you please attach your savegames and can you try reproducing this on
another computer?
Comment 2 Chris Schembari 2008-02-02 20:57:05 EST
Created attachment 293815 [details]
save.dat files from blobwars

I _think_ this is what you asked for.  Let me know if not; and if it's not, how
to get what you asked for.
Trying this game out on another machine might take a bit longer...
Comment 3 Hans de Goede 2008-04-14 13:35:59 EDT
Sorry I never got around to looking further into this. I'm resigning as
maintainer of this package due to lack of time, I'm reassigning to the new
package owner.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 11:17:34 EDT
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 23:00:27 EDT
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Fedora 7 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not 
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