So I got my PS4 and the first impressions were not great. Not that I am thinking that Xbox One is any better… I really just think consoles are trash now, and big developers are just making fat stacks exploiting us pathetic customers. Thankfully I purchased my PS4 second hand, so at least I can take solace in the fact that Sony didn’t make that money…
Something I didn’t mention in the video, because I didn’t realize it until some weeks later. There is a feature called “Players Met” which also existed on Xbox360. It is a list of the recent players you played with online, you can send them messages and even friend them. Well this feature on PS4 just DOESN’T FUCKING WORK. So it’s pretty much impossible to meet people on PS4 thanks to this… What am I supposed to do? Keep a fucking notebook next to me so I can jot down “PoleSmoker420Blazit” and send this player a “good game” later? What a joke.
Also why the hell does the feature still exist if it doesn’t work? I mean the system has been out for over 2 fucking years they haven’t fixed it yet? They don’t even have the self respect to REMOVE IT so people like me don’t rage about it two years later?
You are so pathetic Sony.
So you want to play the classic Fallouts and have a good time? Maybe you got them from GOG.com earlier and attempted to fire them up only to be greeted with a nasty and disparaging error:
The application X11 could not be opened. An error occurred while starting the X11 server: “Failed to activate core devices.
Do not fret! I have the fix for you and it’s easier than you think. Just follow these simple steps and Fallout 1 and 2 should work fine.
1. Download Wineskin Winery
First you need to download and install Wineskin Winery. It’s easy and free. Just go here and click download and install it.
2. Use Winery to install WS9Wine1.8
Once installed open it, and click the + sign and install WS9Wine1.8. Also, while you are here, click the update button to make sure winery is the latest version. Currently 2.6.2.
Go to your Fallout or/and Fallout 2 app, right click on it and select Show Package Contents.
4. Update Wineskin from inside the package
Just double click to open Wineskin. Select advanced.
Click on tools.
Click update wrapper once that is done. Click on change engine used.
You should only have one engine available, and that should be WS9Wine1.8.
Once you click okay a bunch of weird stuff might happen. You will probably see terminal open, a little dialog box will tell you Wineskin is doing something to Fallout. Fallout might even show you the same error again. Don’t worry about any of that until it’s all over
5. Set Screen Options
Don’t ask me to explain, but there is some resolution glitch that is randomly fixed by changing the game from fullscreen to window mode. Except it still runs in fullscreen… So whatever. Open Wineskin from within the package again.
Then choose rootless window and done.
That’s it. Cross your fingers and open Fallout! Should work. If it doesn’t work, you probably didn’t follow the instructions correctly so try again!