Ubuntu: Bastion on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit gives only a black screen



Question:

I just downloaded the Humble Bundle with the game Bastion. After installing Bastion and starting it up, only it shows first a few logos, and then only a black screen and the mouse pointer. I can here the sound fine.

I read a message board that recommended starting it with -windowed -x 1280 -y 720 which does not work.

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, with a Intel 3000 integrated graphics card. Does anyone know how I can get this to work properly?


Solution:1

This helped me:

sudo apt-get install libtxc-dxtn-s2tc0  

Mike_IronFist said at ubuntuforums.org:

(Bastion) use S3tc textures and for some reason Intel graphics cards don't use these automatically on Linux.

Thread on the problem: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11992661


Solution:2

If running the steam version, go to the game launcher > right click, properties, press the select launch options button, and add this

force_s3tc_enable=true  

That fixed it for me on Ubuntu 14.04.3, x64


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