Bully: Scholarship Edition

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Bully: Scholarship Edition
BullyScholarShip.jpg
Developer(s) Rockstar Toronto
Publisher(s) Rockstar Games
Platform(s) Wii
Release date(s) NA March 4, 2008
EU/AUS March 7, 2008
Genre(s) Action-adventure, Sandbox
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (2)
Input methods Wii Remote + Nunchuk
Compatibility 4Stars4.pngEdit rating: Bully: Scholarship Edition
Playable
GameIDs RB7P54, RB7E54
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Bully: Scholarship Edition takes place in the fictional New England boarding school, Bullworth Academy and tells the story of the mischievous 15-year-old Jimmy Hopkins as he goes through the hilarity and awkwardness of adolescence. Beat the jocks at dodge ball, prank the preppies, save the nerds, kiss the girl and ultimately navigate the social hierarchy of the worst school around.

New Features Include: 8 New Missions, 4 New Classes, 4 New Characters, 2 Player Mini Games, New Rewards,

Problems

Wii Remote Warning Very Slow

The Wii Remote warning at the start of the game may be extremely slow with emulated FPS/VPS desync. This is corrected once the actual game starts.

Game Hang with Emulated Wii Remotes

With emulated Wii Remotes, the game will hang at startup (unless speedup disc transfer rate is used.) To avoid this, either start the game with no Wii Remotes connected or use Real Wii Remotes.

Enhancements

Texture Filters

Forcing texture filtering or Anisotropic Filtering will result in video corruptions. Disable Force Texture Filtering and use Anisotropic Filtering 1x to resolve this. These options only effect videos and can be applied during gameplay.

Configuration

Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed. A full list of options is available here.

Graphics

Config Setting Notes

Anisotropic Filtering

1x Avoid video corruption

Force Texture Filtering

Off Avoid video corruption

Store EFB Copies to Texture Only

Off Required for in-game graphics

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Bully: Scholarship Edition since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

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2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.

Testing

This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
3.0-751 Windows 7 Intel Core i5-2500K @ 4.5GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 Unable to use real Wii Remote at all, game says communications interrupted after a while. game is fairly playable, some audio loops/glitches with HLE so use LLE, and random visual bugs (e.g. when going in the girls toilets the picture inverts and you can't see where you are (have to use minimap to navigate)), but overall you should be able to play the game OK.
4.0-9146 Windows 10 Intel Core i7 @ 2.6GHz Intel HD Graphics 4600 Broken, even with disabling "Store EFB copy to texture" getting a constant 200-300+ fps on start of game even though framerate limit is set at 100%, and game hangs at wii remote intro logo.

Gameplay Videos