I installed the GOG version and made a few discoveries that show that they don't really understand the mechanics of the SCI games. They started with the Endroz installer to concatenate the CDs, but since that installs the Win version, they hacked in the DOS files. They also have the patches messed up, which is why the No-Interlace patch was not working . Several of the patches were dumped into the games base directory and some were in the PATCHES folder. The files in the root take precedence over the other files. This means that some of the older patch files are being used instead of the newer, updated patches. Both Endroz's installer and my installer places all of the patch files into the patches folder. (Endroz does place the No-Interlace patch in a separate folder to be able to turn the interlacing on or off, while my installer doesn't. I figure that no one would want to turn the interlacing back on). Probably, the older patch files files were dumped into the root of the game when they were adding the DOS files.
There were problems with the RESOURCE.CFG, though nothing show stopping, mostly entries for the CD drive. If you leave these in for some SCI CD game, the game will keep asking for the CD, even when the RESOURCE.CFG file is pointing to the install folder for all of the resources. In addition, paths were not specified. They were able to get away with it because GK2 seems to be more forgiving than some Sierra games. In other words, their approach will fail on some of the Sierra games.
I also found that they are using the config file from DOSBox 0.72 with DOSBox 0.73. This is causing some errors, notably with the sound. If they only included the customized changes in the config file, DOSBox would use the defaults for 0.73 instead of 0.72. To do what they are trying to do, the config file needs only:
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Users with widescreen monitors that don't want the distortion from the image being stretched may want to add fullresolution=0x0 to the [sdl] section. Note the exit command at the end of the [autoexec] section. The shortcut also has this. You only need to use it in one place. I prefer the config file, as if I am troubleshooting a game, I'll have the config file open anyway for tweaking. If the game exits with an error, you don't want DOSBox closing before you've had a chance to read the error, so I'll delete the exit command. This, of course is a very minor thing and won't lead to any significant problems. An easy enough oversight to make.
To make the subtitle patch work, move 36.HEP and 36.SCR to the PATCHES directory. Move or delete all of the remaining *.HEP and *.SCR files, BUT LEAVE INSTALL.SCR . Also move or delete 92.MSG, 13086.P56, 92.SHM, 122.V56, 20131.V56, 9944.V56. These are all older duplicates of what is in the PATCHES folder. Once you have done this, the game will start to look in the other folders specified in the RESOURCE.CFG. At this point, you can either edit the patch path in the RESOURCE.CFG to
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or just move the No-Interlace files to the Patches folder and the No-Interlace patch will work.
If the subtitle patch folder is in the game's folder, then there is just one last thing to make the subtitle patch work. You need to change one line in the RESOURCE.CFG. Change language to "language = 351".