Dragon Age: Origins 1.x

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NameDragon Age: Origins
Version1.x
URLhttp://dragonage.bioware.com/
RatingBronze
Wine Version1.5.26
Maintainers of this version:
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Description
Retail version (including minor patches). Please mention the distribution platform (DVD, Steam, etc.) and game version in your test results.
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What works

Gameplays

Single mode

What does not

I do a really quick & simple test to check how it is working on wine 1.5.2.

Nothing crashes as i know

What was not tested
Online part
Introduction screen Skipped

Installed from local folder containing DVD 1 & 2 in the same place (not ask to introduce DVD 2 during installation)

I follow exactly the comment on the main page about winetricks configuration.

So I confirm it is still working at least the same with 1.5.2

Test Results
 Distribution Test date Wine version Installs? Runs? Rating Submitter Show Gentoo Linux Mar 30 2013 1.5.26 Yes Yes Bronze someone Show Gentoo Linux AMD64 Dec 26 2012 1.5.20 Yes No Garbage Dmitry Eliseev Current Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" x86_64 (+ variants like Kubuntu) Apr 16 2012 1.5.2 Yes Yes Gold Christophe Le Hay Show Gentoo Linux Jun 27 2012 1.4 Yes Yes Silver Sebastiano Tibolla Show Gentoo Linux AMD64 Feb 13 2012 1.4-rc3 Yes Yes Gold Galym Kerimbekov

 Known bugs
 Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected 18019 Some Bioware games' setup crashes when changing install directory NEW View 20716 Dragon Age: DLC tabs are all empty NEW View 21564 Warning Forever / Dragon Age: Origins - ignores keyboard input after losing/regaining focus NEW View 22091 Dragon Age Awakening setup crashes with ntdll error NEW View 22307 Depth of field blur effects lag behind animation in Dragon Age: Origins NEW View 22383 Dragon Age: Origins - massive flickering when StrictDrawOrdering is disabled NEW View 22557 Dragon Age: Origins massive flickering and black screen NEW View 23081 Dragon Age: Origins - shadow under character flickers NEW View 23730 Dragon Age: Origins, black flickering in opening menu screen when mouse moves NEW View 24234 Huge flicker problem when playing Dragon Age fullscreen with ATI card UNCONFIRMED View 26435 Dragon Age: Origins has no sound... unless you edit DragonAge.ini and change SoundDisabled to 0 NEW View 26898 Dragon Age 1 & 2 shows black screen preview for the saved game UNCONFIRMED View 33299 Dragon Age Origin randomly crash while ingame UNCONFIRMED View 33362 Dragon Age Origins texture replaced by black UNCONFIRMED View 33459 Dragon Age Origins crash with Framebuffer error UNCONFIRMED View

 HOWTO stop the flickering black movies and fix the sound If you see black screen flickering during the cutscenes and on the main screen, you will need to run winetricks strictdrawordering=enabled To get winetricks, see http://wiki.winehq.org/winetricks  If the sound cuts out permanently after a couple of minutes (eg during character creation) then you will need to run winecfg, go to the Audio tab, and change Hardware Acceleration to "emulation"

 HOWTO get DLC content working Downloading the DLCs manually seems currently the only way to get them working. You can find the downloads in the Redeemed DLC Unofficial Troubleshooting and FAQ, section 4.1. Afterwards install them using the "daupdater.exe" (requires NET 2.0). Please note that they still require online validation.

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 Strict Draw Ordering no longer needed by CaptainRedShirt on Sunday May 5th 2013, 0:59 As of wine-1.5.29, I've found that StrictDrawOrdering isn't needed any more. In fact, I've found that there's a bit of odd shadowy flickering in-game if it is enabled, so best to leave it off. [post new] [reply to this]

 Using DLC manually by someone on Friday April 5th 2013, 8:13 If you have found DLC downloaded manually, you can use them by launching daupdater.exe in bin_ship folder If daupdater crash (or can't be launch at all) you can install dotnet20 (also called .NET 2.0) and it should fix the problem (worked for me) [post new] [reply to this]

 Random crashes by rkfg on Thursday January 24th 2013, 13:11 I can't tell for sure yet but it seems that turning off the framebuffer effects eliminates these crashes when you open the inventory or such. I play with this option off for the second day and I haven't got a single crash while before it sometimes crashed right after opening the inventory windows for the first time! The error which accompanied the crash is still in the log but it doesn't affect the game anymore it seems: fixme:d3d:context_check_fbo_status FBO status GL_FRAMEBUFFER_INCOMPLETE_ATTACHMENT (0x8cd6) fixme:d3d:context_check_fbo_status Location SFLAG_INTEXTURE (0x40000). fixme:d3d:context_check_fbo_status Color attachment 0: (0x16cd3a78) WINED3DFMT_DXT1 512x256 0 samples. err:d3d:context_bind_texture >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> GL_INVALID_FRAMEBUFFER_OPERATION (0x506) from glBindTexture @ context.c / 1955 [post new] [reply to this]

 Dragon Age DLC by CaptainRedShirt on Friday January 11th 2013, 10:01 For anyone interested, the DLC component of the main menu appears to be working. I can see available content, track download progress, and have the DLC install successfully. [post new] [reply to this]

 Dragon age and Nvidia Optimus by 3DRaven on Monday January 7th 2013, 2:34 Nvidia optimus (gt640m). This and other games constantly crashes with error: VGL PBO buffer size error... The solution is to specify the environment variable VGL_READBACK = synс. And of course WINEDEBUG =-all [post new] [reply to this]

 Unsync sound... by Mariano on Wednesday July 25th 2012, 21:11 Hey, running the game with all DLCs, no problems at all, with wine 1.4. The problem is sound is a bit "late" (about 1 second behind), which is seriously annoying (specially during all those nice movie scenes). :) I played the game for the first time without any DLC's (there weren't any back then), I think I used wine 1.2, and sound worked fine (actually, everything did). Anyone had a similar problem? [post new] [reply to this]

 Crashes in the fade during sloth fight. by Tim Cooper on Tuesday June 26th 2012, 10:32 Hey all, I am playing through the game. The game crashes are reduced after patching, but it still crashes a lot at various times, or if playing for a while. The fade has been horrible, and I have attempted to fight Sloth 4 times and I cant get through it. If I totally reboot, I can get to sloth's 3rd change. But usually it crashes on the first or second change. The game crashes right when the boss dies. [post new] [reply to this]

 Failed to detect a supported video card by Alex Laisney on Tuesday April 3rd 2012, 22:21 I keep getting this message when i try to play the game with wine and I need help nothing i have tried seems to work I have an intel GMA X3100 in my mac but that shouldn't make much of a difference because I could run the game fine with CrossOver but my subscription ran out and most of the games I want to play aren't supported. any ideas thanks in advance [post new] [reply to this]

 game crashes when playing mage by Yuki on Wednesday February 1st 2012, 2:29 for some reason, the game just crashes, when I pick a mage. The intro plays just fine, the 1st dialogues are no problem, but as soon as I choose "I'm ready" and gameplay would start, the game just crashes. Anyone experienced the same or better: knows a fix/workaround? [post new] [reply to this]

 installation still crashes when it tries to install physx by Laurell on Monday December 12th 2011, 12:53 I installed physx before installing the game. I tried the version from the DA disc and i installed physx using winetricks with an old version of winetricks and the newest. With none of these the installation would finish. It still crashes. Are there any solutions? [post new] [reply to this]

 Gameplay (just from the start a little) by Xpander on Friday December 2nd 2011, 11:11 www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEjfZP1oNL0 [post new] [reply to this]

 Texture/models "flicker" by John on Wednesday March 23rd 2011, 15:19 I've been getting this weird problem while playing DA:O 1.04 on wine 1.3.16 Once in a while (approx every 30 mins, sometimes more often) the game's textures and models would "flicker" or reload or something. The game would freeze for like 5 secs then heavily textured objects (armor, hair, buildings, etc..) would turn black leaving only the less textured objects (usually the faces and exposed arms, ground, etc..) on the screen. It would go back to normal and unfreeze after about 15 secs. The game is still playable with this, but it's annoying having it freeze and "flicker" every couple of minutes. Anyone else experience this? I know my problem description was bad, I'll try to upload a screenshot when I get a chance. Thanks [post new] [reply to this]

 New issue with DLC by Justin on Monday March 21st 2011, 23:27 Hi all, I've been fighting with this all day: when running daupdater.exe, I would consistently get crashes, and it seemed to have to do with the dotnet20 package. I was using 1.3.16. When I downgraded to 1.2.2, daupdater.exe magically worked. Any ideas on why? [post new] [reply to this]

 Dragon Age Origins Ultimate Edition by Ivan on Sunday March 20th 2011, 7:33 After I installed DA:O UE I can't start even launcher. Wine 1.3.16 with suse 11.4 x64. Am I the only one with such problem? [post new] [reply to this]

 can't attack/kill foes by John on Saturday March 19th 2011, 21:29 I recently installd DA:O using the latest PlayOnLinux DA:O script and patched it to 1.04 Using Wine 1.3.16, the game runs nicely except for this one problem: I can't seem to attack, damage, or kill enemies and they also don't seem to be able to damage me. Any suggestions? Thanks [post new] [reply to this]

 mouse wheel by Alberto on Saturday March 12th 2011, 17:39 since 1.3.15 the mouse wheel stopped working in the game (no scrolling, no zooming...). Can anyone confirm this? Alberto [post new] [reply to this]

 mouse look issues by Robert on Wednesday March 2nd 2011, 4:14 Has anyone solved the mouse problem? I took a look through the bug thread but there didn't seem to be any clear solution. [post new] [reply to this]

 Bink Video Flickering + Choppyness by Andrew on Thursday February 10th 2011, 5:54 Okay, I've been through this entire page and tried everything minus applying patches to Wine itself, which I'd like to avoid if possible. I have a ATI 3870,, Arch Linux, Dragon Age installed via PlayOnLinux in a Wine 1.3.9 prefix and thanks to POL (I couldnt get the game to run on the latest Wine properly myself) the game actually plays quite well, at least on lowish settings. The problem is the actual videos (Bink videos, not ingame) have enormous flicker and run extremely choppy and/or are very erratic, pretty much unwatchable. Any ideas? Tried the ini tweaks, fullscreen/non fullscreen etc, nothing seems to affect it. I even tried with out sound enabled, same result. So seems a video issue perhaps, it's rather annoying because the actual game which should be much more taxing on the system runs quite well :S [post new] [reply to this]

 Black Flickering by Phil on Saturday January 15th 2011, 17:37 If you have black flickering in videos and menus; open DragonAge.ini with a text editor and look for DisableMRT=0 and change it to DisableMRT=1. The location should be something like '/home/user/Documents/BioWare/Dragon Age/Settings' depending how you have WINE setup for personal folders. [post new] [reply to this]

 Game installs and runs, but performance is HORRIBLE by Echonaut on Tuesday December 21st 2010, 20:00 Wine 1.3.9 Installed DAO via PlayOnLinux, as well as through vanilla Wine Latest Nvidia drivers All settings to LOW Core 2 Duo E8400 GTX 260 8GB RAM Fedora 14 32bit PAE Even at the lowest settings, at 1440x900, the game is absolutely unplayable. The game runs fine, no errors or anything, but the frame rate is HORRENDOUS. I can play it fine in Windows, and get decent performance, but this is just abysmal. Is there any magical switch that I need to flip in order to get it running at a decent speed? [post new] [reply to this]

 Setup can't continue with Physx by Abdusamed on Sunday October 24th 2010, 3:22 Thing to note..the first step won't complete without the installation of physx from winetricks. The installer freezes when instlaling physx on ubuntu lucid 10.04.1 [post new] [reply to this]

 what? by Abdusamed on Sunday October 24th 2010, 2:59 How does your game install when it crashes on physx? Its happening to me too and I can't install the game. Did you change the install directory too or is the same? I'm changing the install directory and doesn't seem to install.. always crashing pn physx [post new] [reply to this]

 noob proof 1.03 installation tutorial by Heebor Gubenscheimer on Sunday October 3rd 2010, 2:27 Here's a copy of that tutorial for installing DA with the 1.03 patch. No expansions or DLC's or anything: www.darkswamp.com/dragon.html [post new] [reply to this]

 Awakening? by Andrew on Saturday September 18th 2010, 18:50 Anyone have awakening working with version 1.04? I can't seem to get it installed and following the manual install procedure, my "Other Campaigns" button is still greyed out... [post new] [reply to this]

 no models or visible options for character creation by Andrew on Tuesday September 14th 2010, 22:29 Hi, I'm playing game version 1.0.3 with Wine 1.2 and 1.3.2 (two different machines). I don't see any character model at the character creation screen, so all my characters come out bald :-( Everything else works well. I'm using nvidia driver 256.53 currently, though had the same problem with earlier driver versions Any one else have this problem or know a fix? [post new] [reply to this]

 Blog page with notes on getting 1.04 working by Dan Kegel on Saturday September 11th 2010, 9:55 zapakitul.wordpress.com/2010/09/10/getting-dragon-age-origins-v-1-04-to-work-on-ubuntu-10-04-and-wine/ says --- snip --- making sure you have a clean version of Wine (no runtimes, no dotnet, no .dll’s installed), proceed and run the Setup for DA:O. After it’s done, update it to the latest version. Then, go ahead and install the following: corefonts d3dx9 (and d3dx9_28, d3dx9_36, d3dx10, d3dx0f) dll’s dotnet20 and then dotnet30 physx vcrun6 vcrun2005 vcrun2008 Now, when you will run the game, you will noticed that… Taddaaahh!! It works like a charm! No screen flickering, no inverted colors, the soundtrack can be enjoyed at it’s full, and Morigan is as bitc friendly as ever! --- snip --- [post new] [reply to this]

 by Igor S. on Thursday August 26th 2010, 10:17 It complains about sound, but the sound works, and disabling it prevents no crashing pastebin.ca/1925949 [post new] [reply to this]

 maybe it helps by Igor S. on Tuesday August 24th 2010, 12:18 Not sure, but I think that crashes are very related to strategy view mode (from above). Crashes may appear most often during battle when opening inventory, or at mouse holes (in dream level, when destination isn't cached in memory, if it is or if destination is near, game doesn't crash), or in some random zones (I just switched to 3rd person view and walked through one of them - and it was the only working solution). P.S. and don't install vc redist 2008, it will break the game [post new] [reply to this]

 Failed to detect a supported video card by Anthony on Friday August 6th 2010, 0:51 I've been scratching my head over this one for a few days now and cannot find a resolution. My system meets the minimum requirements (ATI x1800 and AMD X2 4400), but when I run 'wine daorigins.exe' I am getting the message in the subject. Can anyone shed some light on this for me? My environment was created by running 'winetricks vcrun2005 physx d3dx9 corefonts wenquanyi' then installing the game. [post new] [reply to this]

 Crashes all the time by Milena on Sunday July 25th 2010, 12:18 Lots of trouble with MSVCP80.dll, once i got it *working* it crashes every few moments with page faults. This is with game version patches to 1.02a. Will try again with initial 1.0 versio and no patches. wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to 0xffffffff at address 0x7556d9 [post new] [reply to this]

 1.04 and msvcp80.dll problems by sn4re on Thursday July 22nd 2010, 13:15 I'm having problems with the game ever since the upgrade to version 1.04 (previous versions ran without trouble). I can get to the main menu and load a game, but within seconds after having loaded the game it crashes with the log found here: pastebin.com/B8gBfL2C The only big change that I can see (and also suspect is the problem), is that starting from 1.04 it uses msvcp80.dll, which was not included with 'winetrick vcrun2005', so I had to get a native version and use that. I might be mistaken in thinking that the problem lies there, but that's my best bet... [post new] [reply to this]

 Sound issues by Echor on Tuesday July 20th 2010, 7:57 Hi. I've successfully installed DA:O and the game seems to run without a problem with the exception of sound. I've tried every solution posted here to fix the sound issues (setting the driver emulation/normal, messing around with alsa/oss, settting mmdevapi on/off) but nothing seems to work for me. Sound seems to work in the launcher, or atleast the buttons make sounds. In the configuration utility thing there is no sound device listed at all in the sound tab. Any help would be appreciated. [post new] [reply to this]

 Mouse issues. by Henrikas on Monday July 12th 2010, 15:40 Hello. I've done installing DA:O, runs well, no glitches, perfect. I got only one nasty problem from time to time. The mouse stops working unpredictibly, after some time. It doesnt work if I go windowed mode or alt+tab to other ubuntu windows. Anyone with same problems or comments how to bypass this issue? Thank you in advance. [post new] [reply to this]

 Sound stop working by Pavel on Saturday July 10th 2010, 3:13 After upgrade on wine-1.2-rc7, sound is no longer work. (rc6 was ok) Nothing help (normal or emulation, with or without mmdevapi...) Xubuntu 10.4 64 bit [post new] [reply to this]

 Shadows, black graphics by Garryck on Tuesday June 29th 2010, 6:03 I'm running wine 1.1.38 on Fedora 13. Videocard - Geforce GTX280. I have this problem - bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=23081 By the way, I can't chage AA settings - they are off by default/ If Sync to VBlank in Open GL Settings is on, then I have another problem - the screen ingame is going black. This shadow issue really gets me nervous. Has someone any idea, how to fix it? [post new] [reply to this]

 C Runtime Error by Jon on Saturday June 26th 2010, 14:39 The game installs with a crash on PhysX install, but that's fine. Every time I run the game, though, I get an error R6034 An application has made an attempt to load the C runtime library incorrectly. I do have d3dx9 and physX installed. I have tried vcrun2005, and eventually went ahead and installed all the vcrun packages to no avail. Suggestions? [post new] [reply to this]

 White screen on startup by Jannik H. on Wednesday June 16th 2010, 10:26 When starting, I first get a purple screen with black bars on the bottom and top (I guess that should be the intro movie) After that, I get a white screen. The mouse works, but I cant see anything else. I already did winetricks d3dx9 and everything suggested here. Any ideas? [post new] [reply to this]

 Cannot install Awakening by John on Thursday June 10th 2010, 15:38 At one point I had Dragon Age running and going fine except for a .NET issue that would cause it to crash once in a while that came from a botched .Net 2.0 install. To remedy this, I purged wine and deleted my wine folder and went to reinstall everything from scratch -- /sigh, what a mistake. I can't get Awakening to install anymore, it consistently crashes at the same exact spot every time. I used winetricks to install d3dx9 and vcrun2005 before I started installing the game but it's not helping. I'm at a loss of what to do, I'd appreciate any help or advice on how others went about installing their game. -- Awaking install Window-- Extract: packages\core_ep1\textures Extract: packages\core_ep1 Extract: packages -- Wine Console -- fixme:winmm:MMDRV_Exit Closing while ll-driver open err:ntdll:RtlpWaitForCriticalSection section 0x7bca47e4 "loader.c: loader_section" wait timed out in thread 001e, blocked by 001f, retrying (60 sec) wine: Critical section 7bca47e4 wait failed at address 0x7bc3563d (thread 001e), starting debugger... Unhandled exception: wait failed on critical section 0x7bca47e4 There's more debug in the wine console if needed, I just didn't want to paste a huge block here. [post new] [reply to this]

 Installed physx with winetricks but installer still crashes by Bad Andy on Tuesday May 11th 2010, 4:22 So I'm trying to get this game to install too. The install begins fine but crashes when trying to install physx runtime as other people experienced. I used winetricks to install physx and the install completed normally but the install STILL says it is attempting to install it and crashes at that phase. any help is appreciated! [post new] [reply to this]

 New super maintainer needed by M. on Monday May 10th 2010, 5:59 Greeting, I just wanted to let you know that I quit being a super maintainer because I lost interest in this game. The position is open for anyone who is interested. Regards, M [post new] [reply to this]

 DLC and Free Space by Alok on Sunday May 9th 2010, 4:05 I had to reinstall DAO from scratch while trying to upgrade to Awakening. However, I can't seem to get my (promo) DLC working again. When I launch the daupdater, and try and install, I get the following error: Z:\home\magius\downloads\DAO_PRC_CP_2_1.0.dazip install, aborting. Error: System.NotImplementedException: The requested feature is not implemented. at System.IO.DriveInfo.GetDrives () [0x00000] at System.IO.DriveInfo..ctor (System.String driveName) [0x00000] at DAUpdater.Engine.Utilities.FileHelpers.DiskSpaceCheck (Int64 nFileSize, System.IO.DirectoryInfo dirInfo) [0x00000] at DAUpdater.Engine.Content.InstallInfo..ctor (System.String a_sArchiveName, DAUpdater.Engine.Content.ContentInstaller a_parentInstaller) [0x00000] 5/9/2010 4:38 AM - DAUpdater, Error - Install Error for: Z:\home\magius\downloads\DAO_PRC_CP_2_1.0.dazip, Error: Not enough disk space for installation. This is with an unpatched wine-1.1.43. [post new] [reply to this]

 by Wingnux on Monday May 3rd 2010, 7:27 Not yet =/ I just tried playing with all audio related programs closed (amarok, browsers and such) and it still happened after a few minutes of playing. As you can see, there's no audio issue on wine output either when the sound stops: fixme:d3d_surface:IWineD3DVolumeImpl_LockBox (0x11a468f8) : pBox=0x546e830 stub fixme:d3d_surface:IWineD3DVolumeImpl_LockBox (0xb79dfb8) : pBox=0x546e830 stub fixme:d3d_surface:IWineD3DVolumeImpl_LockBox (0x11217e88) : pBox=0x546e830 stub fixme:d3d_surface:surface_load_ds_location No up to date depth stencil location fixme:d3d_surface:surface_convert_format Cannot find a conversion function from format WINED3DFMT_B8G8R8A8_UNORM to WINED3DFMT_DXT1 fixme:keyboard:UnregisterHotKey (0x300e4,0): stub wingnux@wingnux-desktop:~/jogos/Dragon Age/bin_ship$Gonna try playing it with wine 1.1.41. [post new] [reply to this]  Sound just Stops after a few minutes by Mark Ackerman on Sunday May 2nd 2010, 3:44 I have revisited dragon age and have the problem of sound only lasting a few minutes. I thought with the official ubuntu release it might stop (I was using beta). Does anyone else have this same problem. I tried with and without playonlinux, 1.01a to 1.03, copied my windows version over.... nothing 1.42, 1.41, 1.39 patched for flickering ... same problem. Any ideas? [post new] [reply to this]  Flickering by Henri Verbeet on Friday April 16th 2010, 4:42 To save some people a regression test, 1.1.43 will reintroduce some flickering in Dragon Age. This is caused by 8eb2a2cf0c50f986cd136af13814dae0991cb837 and intentional, though unfortunate. See the commit message for that patch for details. Setting the "StrictDrawOrdering" Direct3D registry key introduced by that patch to "enabled" should restore the old behaviour for Dragon Age. [post new] [reply to this]  noob proof 1.03 Dragon Age Linux Tutorial by icecubeflower on Thursday April 8th 2010, 1:58 Here's my noob-proof tutorial to upgrade to 1.03 www.icecubeflower.com/dragon.html [post new] [reply to this]  Can't launch the game by Ivan on Sunday April 4th 2010, 4:41 Can anybody help me? I updated wine to 1.1.42. Install crashes on physx, but I installed it with winetricks. Also, I installed vc2005. When I try to run daorigins.exe loader image appears and nothing else happens. I get no errors in wine, I can wait for half an hour without any result. Here is console output ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Dragon Age/bin_ship> wine daorigins ^C^Cerr:seh:raise_exception Unhandled exception code c000013a flags 0 addr 0xffffe430 ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Dragon Age/bin_ship> Thanks in advance [post new] [reply to this]  Can't run on Ubuntu 10.04 beta 32bit by Wingnux on Tuesday March 23rd 2010, 22:20 When I try to run DA:O from my windows partition using wine 1.1.41 I get the following error: wingnux@wingnux-desktop:/media/Wingnux/Program Files (x86)/Dragon Age/bin_ship$ wine daorigins.exe mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory mmap() failed: Cannot allocate memory ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1010:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open slave fixme:mixer:ALSA_MixerInit No master control found on USB Web-CAM , disabling mixer fixme:ntdll:find_reg_tz_info Can't find matching timezone information in the registry for bias 180, std (d/m/y): 21/02/2010, dlt (d/m/y): 17/10/2010 Videocard: nVIDIA 8800GS, latest drivers. Game version: 1.3 (works fine on windows) DirectX and PhysX installed via winetricks. Any help? [post new] [reply to this]

 No sound, tried everything suggested so far by John Pycroft on Sunday March 7th 2010, 17:54 i have no sound running DA:O i have tried disabling mmdevapi and changing the setting in the .ini file however neither of these has worked, i must also add that i run in a wine virtual desktop if that might add to the problem [post new] [reply to this]

 Playing with ATI HD 2400 XT and Wine 1.1.38 by carlos on Friday March 5th 2010, 17:11 Thats all, I can play well with my ATI. But I have to say that I have unchecked on bin_ship/DAOriginsConfig.exe the opening videos. I can load my windows xp save games with any problems. Thanks for let me play DAO on my Ubuntu :D [post new] [reply to this]

 DAO Patch 1.02 by Kojirou Sugihara on Saturday February 27th 2010, 22:00 Is there a way to get around the installer trying to update your DAO patcher installing the vcrun update? It keeps ruining my wineprefix... [post new] [reply to this]

 Crashing in redcliffe with 1.1.38 by Ryan Voots on Tuesday February 23rd 2010, 14:27 Has anyone else had the game crash when entering redcliffe? i was walking down the stairs to the town (this was after the town was saved), and boom crash. i'm currently recompiling 1.1.33 that i was using when i was first playing to see if it has problems, if it doesn't i'll start a regression test to see where the problem lies. and if anyone HAS had this happen, have you solved it yet? [post new] [reply to this]

 no sound by Tomek on Monday February 22nd 2010, 2:58 Hello! The game is installed without a problem, work is movies but no sound, both ALSA and OSS, and that in any configuration. Can something be done about it? [post new] [reply to this]

 microsoft visual ++ run time error r6034 by Mazilu Cosmin-Ionut on Sunday February 21st 2010, 21:12 I get this error and i dont know what to do i tried reinstalling visual ++ dragon age and even wine i still get this error can someone help me ? [post new] [reply to this]

 microsoft visual ++ run time error r6034 by Mazilu Cosmin-Ionut on Sunday February 21st 2010, 21:12 I get this error and i dont know what to do i tried reinstalling visual ++ dragon age and even wine i still get this error can someone help me ? [post new] [reply to this]

 can't install by Mazilu Cosmin-Ionut on Sunday February 21st 2010, 18:40 i am new to wine and all of this so bare with me . when i try to install i get an error nsis corrupt data or something like this .can someone tell me whats that all about and tell me a tutorial to install this game or something [post new] [reply to this]

 Fix for flickering screen by Roger Shaffer on Tuesday February 16th 2010, 23:22 After following the above directions, I would still have a flickering screen when running Dragon's Age. However, by toggling the V-sync checkbox, the flickering would go away. It didn't matter if it was on and I turned it off or vice-versa, but everytime I restarted the game, I needed to change the state and it would work perfectly. [post new] [reply to this]

 PlayOnLinux Script by Berillions on Sunday February 14th 2010, 13:29 Hello, I have create a script for this game in PlayOnLinux. I need you to test it. I would like to know if you can eject correctly the first DVD when the installation ask you the 2nd DVD You can take the script here : www.playonlinux.com/en/topic-3118.html Thanks you very much for your answers. Max/Berillions [post new] [reply to this]

 Works with 1.38 but not DLC by E. Norminton on Wednesday February 10th 2010, 8:33 I updated to wine 1.38 and was able to install the game on a fresh unpatched 1.38 version of WINE (on Ubuntu 9.10 amd64). I then installed the 1.02 patch and the only thing I required was to manage the lack of DVD detection. The game runs at full graphics almost perfectly ... once or twice I noticed slight graphics issues but very very minor. However I can't get the game to recognize my Blood Armour or Stone Prisoner. They work fine in Windows and with wine I can get downloaded DLC that doesn't require online activation to work but not the online activation. Running "wine daupdater.exe" gives the message "install the Windows version of Mono to run .NET executables". If I use winetricks to install mono20, mono22, or mono 24 I get a window that pops up but it's empty. I've not tried dotnet20 ... has anyone had the same issues and what do you do to get the DLC? daupdatersvc.service.exe also gives the same message with no winetricks ... it appears to work with mono installed but it doesn't help the game authorize the DLC. [post new] [reply to this]

 WINE 1.1.38 without any patches by Lith Maethor on Sunday February 7th 2010, 8:24 Tried the game (version 1.02 with a crapload of DLCs and mods) with the latest version of WINE, but without any of the patches listed here. Performance seems to have improved radically, no more black flickering and finally no more black portraits! and then, I tried to Return to Ostagar... I am not sure whether it was due to the long hours of playing or this is a new problem, but everything slowed down to a crawl just before the final encounter, with black textures replacing bodies, movies freezing and eventually the game crashing. I tried lowering the settings, something that usually worked before, but the black textures came back with a vengeance... it was almost as bad as activating AA with FBO on. [post new] [reply to this]

 Working fine with unpatched WINE by Lynxy on Saturday January 30th 2010, 0:30 I was able to get Dragon Age: Origins to run fine under unpatched (default) WINE. The only problems I face are: 1) Cannot use anti-aliasing or it will flicker 2) I must minimize and and restore the game to stop initial flicker 3) The mouse is still overly sensitive/glitchy I use the following registry keys: DirectDrawRenderer = gdi Multisampling = true OffscreenRenderingMode = fbo PixelShaderMode = enabled RenderTargetLockMode = auto UseGLSL = disabled The DA:Origins config file just uses the settings as described in the How-to above. Specs: WINE 1.1.37, Ubuntu 9.10 x64, NVIDIA GTX 275 Hope this helps some people. [post new] [reply to this]

 Failed to patch on MAC OS by Ant on Thursday January 21st 2010, 10:54 First of all, I'm kind of a n00b using the terminal and all, so maybe I'm doing something ridiculously obvious wrong... I tried applying the 3 patches (using patch -p1 < path1.diff) and all of them return "can't find file to patch in line #" and return a "File to patch:" I tried entering "a/dlls/wine3d/device.c", but with no luck. Also if I do everything else (add gecko, install the game, install PhysX) and try to run the game I get a message saying "No compatible Video card detected" (if I run it in full screen), or it just crashes right after the intro videos,which of course I can't see (if I run it in windowed mode). Is that supposed to happen? P.S. I have a Nvidia GT 130 [post new] [reply to this]

 Added Feepers Patch to Pastebin by zweistecken on Monday January 18th 2010, 7:10 Feepers Patch used in the HOWTO isnt available any more, i got it via google cache and made a new paste in pastebin: pastebin.ca/1755973 should be there long enough as i put an 1 year expire on it. [post new] [reply to this]

 Crash on install. by fredric on Wednesday December 30th 2009, 13:31 I've tried installing the game with Wine 1.1.32, 1.1.33 and 1.1.34, but the installer quits in the same place. This seems to be related to the .net framework that DAO needs. Here's a snippet of the error message from wine: err:msi:ACTION_InstallFiles compressed file wasn't extracted (L"C:\\windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework\\v2.0.50727\\prcp.nlp") err:msi:ITERATE_Actions Execution halted, action L"InstallExecute" returned 1603 Is anyone else getting this? I've tried installing dotnet20sp with winetricks and come up with the same error. Thanks. [post new] [reply to this]

 DAO under SL 10.6.2 by Brian on Tuesday December 22nd 2009, 8:17 I did manage to run it under snow leopard, but only on LOW settings with an nVidia card in my system, I normally run an ATI4870. With anything other then low settings I would get crashes on the NV card, and I would get texture issues w/ the ATI on low settings and flicker on high settings. When I tried all 3 patches, I would get crashes after the character creator, I think because of an autosave? I also had the same/similar results with Crossover Games. I gave up and bought the "official" ciderized port, which so far has worked just fine except w/ USB sound devices. Funny They don't have it working with USB sound (sounds like blown speakers), but USB sound works fine with wine and Crossover Games. [post new] [reply to this]

 One of the patches was unavailable by Ryan Voots on Saturday December 19th 2009, 9:39 the patch that was on the pastebin is no longer there, i've managed to grab it via google cache and figured i'd paste it here for others. Feeping Creature's patch @ pastebin.ca/1674653 ---------------------------------------- --- a/dlls/wined3d/device.c +++ b/dlls/wined3d/device.c @@ -4656,7 +4666,11 @@ HRESULT IWineD3DDeviceImpl_ClearSurface(IWineD3DDeviceImpl *This, IWineD3DSurfa vp_rect.right - vp_rect.left, vp_rect.bottom - vp_rect.top); } checkGLcall("glScissor"); - glClear(glMask); + if (context->fbo_read_binding || Flags & WINED3DCLEAR_STENCIL) { + glClear(glMask); + } else { + glClear(glMask & ~GL_COLOR_BUFFER_BIT); + } checkGLcall("glClear"); } else { /* Now process each rect in turn */ [post new] [reply to this]

 Patched Ubuntu Packages by Forest on Saturday December 12th 2009, 17:18 I have built Ubuntu packages from the patched version of wine that I am using to play the game. They're in my personal package archive, here: launchpad.net/~foresto/+archive/ppa launchpad.net/~foresto/+archive/ppa/+packages [post new] [reply to this]

 Complete crash at main menu by Dan on Friday December 11th 2009, 11:58 When the game hits the main menu (I haven't seen the intro movies yet, but those are turned off anyway), the graphical errors are so bad that it freezes up my entire system. After a few seconds, the mouse doesn't move, no keyboard commands work, and eventually my screen goes black and I get a no signal error from my monitor. I patched Wine with all 3 patches. I have the other stuff required to run the game (PhysX and DirectX and all that jazz). I did the registry keys and .ini settings. I well exceed the system requirements for the game, so unless there's a problem with the Nvidia GeForce GTS 250.. The only thing I can think of is that I possibly didn't patch Wine correctly (it does say some might require manual application, but I don't know how to do that), or it could be that I'm using Wine 1.1.34 (if I need 1.1.33, how do it patch and compile it while staying at that version?). Any help would be greatly appreciated. [post new] [reply to this]

 Not Playable with wine 1.1.34 by Berillions on Thursday December 10th 2009, 11:25 Hello, The game launch fine, the cinematics works too (thanks to the patch) but when i create a new game (after the characters creation), wine crash. Have you got this problem? [post new] [reply to this]

 by Svein on Monday December 7th 2009, 15:43 With all tree patches I have the following small problems: * The sound shutter somewhat, not to bad though * There is still some graphics glitches (green and yellow) * I can only have on the lowest graphics setting or the black graphics comes back * I got the mouse problems. * Of cause I need the nocd crack :/ Other than that I can finally play without reboot. [post new] [reply to this]

• RE: by Foone on Tuesday December 8th 2009, 15:25
• RE: by Foone on Tuesday December 8th 2009, 15:31
• RE: by Foone on Tuesday December 8th 2009, 23:31
• RE: by Svein on Tuesday December 8th 2009, 15:31
• RE: by Forest on Tuesday December 8th 2009, 19:23
 Making the Online Profile button work by Forest on Sunday December 6th 2009, 19:51 If you're trying to get the in-game Online Profile button to work, try the workaround in this bug comment: bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13891#c10 That made it work for me with wine 1.1.33. [post new] [reply to this]

 ATI card plus Physx in 64bit by Juan Antonio Garcia on Sunday December 6th 2009, 2:53 There is still hope for the ATI owners. I have an ATI HD 4550 and I have started to play the game. A bit of details of what I use and what have done: - I use Kubuntu Karmic 9.10 64bit with ATI Catalyst 9.11 drivers - I use wine 1.1.33 with the patch bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=20469 I cannot tell if this patch is important for the ATI cards. I just installed because I was getting garbage, but still I was getting garbage afterwards. I have note tested it without the patch. - I installed Physx with winetricks so probably it is not the last version. I will try to install the last version and see if there is any difference. As I have a 64bit system I used this link to install Physx: ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=8443581&posted=1#post8443581 - otherwise I followed the installation mentioned on the top, except that my DragonAge VideoOptions settings are lower. - what was important in my case was: * disable desktop 3D effect (KDE 3D effects in my cae) * set FullScreen=0 in DragonAge.ini (windowed mode) * if I play full screen I just se garbage - even so, when I start the game and go to the ingame I get weird colors if I have the Graphics detail higher than low. So in the game I press ESC to get to the menu, go to Options and change the Graphic detail to minimum and then back to the ingame. The the texture colors are ok. Then I press ESC again, go to Options again and I set the Graphics to maximum. I go back to the ingame and magically the texture colors are ok and the Graphics are at maximum. - videos flicker for me - as I play in windowed mode I have noticed that if you minimize or move the windows it may happen that my computer will crash... I will report if I get any improvements. Please report if you get any better results. Any good hint is welcome since this game will be played go years. Final words: huge thanks to WINE developers. WINE is the impossible made real. They are the Great Wardens of the OS freedom. [post new] [reply to this]

 Wine 1.1.34 by Dave M on Saturday December 5th 2009, 8:49 Sadly the game crashes upon saving (manually or automatically) with 1.1.34 for me. [post new] [reply to this]

 ATI by rudewolf on Wednesday December 2nd 2009, 11:40 I'm running wine 1.33 (unpatched) on a laptop, with recently installed karmic, and an ATI mobility HD3470 (runned by catalyst 9.11). My report: The game installed fine except for the PhysX, and the launcher launchs fine, but when I try to launch the game (play button) I can't access the intro movie: screen display is becomes complete garbage, and I can hear sound only for a few seconds then. Finally I need to ALT F4. I looked at your configs in the messages, but I saw succes only with Nvidia. Has anyone a success with an ATI based config to report ? [post new] [reply to this]

• RE: ATI by Adam on Thursday December 3rd 2009, 6:07
• RE: ATI by Mike on Thursday December 3rd 2009, 14:06
• RE: ATI by rudewolf on Sunday December 6th 2009, 8:18
 Have completed DA: O 2 times now fully in linux under wine by MacNean on Monday November 30th 2009, 19:36 Basically what the title says. Fullscreen, 1440x900, MRT enabled, Full graphics, Textures, AA (Wrote a script to turn AA off before the game ran, than I would turn it on in game, this removed all flickering for me). Most excellent experience. (Yes I installed from DVD but downloaded a noCD crack as for me it's not an ethical issues as I bought the game legit so should be able to do this, should have an option to verify online or something along the lines of Steam IMO). [post new] [reply to this]

 Game DVD access - why no bug? by Richard Griffith on Monday November 30th 2009, 17:01 I see others reporting that install from the CD works but the game fails to run because the game/launcher cannot see the DVD. People have said to get the steam version of the game and it works. Can someone comment on why there is no bug on this? Is it something WINE cannot do? It seems there is a real problem. Shouldn't the problems be referenced to a gamestop(?) or equivalent bug report. So an existing bug can be modified to include DragonAge: Origins DVD version. [post new] [reply to this]

 Frustration by Oberon on Monday November 30th 2009, 15:30 Not sure what's going on, but having a HECK of a time. Followed all of the steps/suggestions/configs with varying degrees of no success. Running E8300 4 GB(OS only sees 3) RAM, GeForce 9600GT Ubuntu 9.10 32-bit, 2.6.31-15 kernel using wine version 1.1.33. The best result I've managed so far is to get it to NOT give me an error dialog and die. Usually, DragonAgeConfig.exe crashes, and if I give it the config information from a windoze install it runs, but does nothing and only stalls and I have to kill the process. The only anomaly that I've noticed is that if I browse files in the launcher's documentation browser, the "My Documents" folder doesn't appear, and everything config related points there. Obviously I'm missing something since others have not had this issue? Any help would be greatly appreciated. I really don't want to have to use a windows box if I can help it. :) [post new] [reply to this]

 Can't install by SiegeMachine on Sunday November 29th 2009, 21:27 I had the game installed first on wine 1.1.32 but of course the game flickered and I had no sound so I was trying to install it again to fix the sound by putting it in a new prefix but it wouldn't install and I've ended up trying to reinstall doing different things to try to make it work but for some reason I just can't install it at all now. On my last attempt this is the error that I get. I've even got winetricks to install direct x and gecko for the new prefix that I was installing to but still can't get through the installation since the first 1 or 2 times (I dont' even remember anymore) Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007041C fixme:actctx:parse_depend_manifests Could not find dependent assembly L"Microsoft.VC80.CRT" (8.0.50727.762) err:ntdll:RtlpWaitForCriticalSection section 0x7efecba4 "loader.c: loader_section" wait timed out in thread 003b, blocked by 003a, retrying (60 sec) [post new] [reply to this]

 Bink Movies. by Michael B on Thursday November 26th 2009, 23:37 The Games plays fine for me except the movies. They appear mostly black with the occasional flicker and the flicker is not the whole screen its a horizontal strip across it. Has anyone got these movies watchable? Wine 1.1.33 (both patches) Nvidia Geforce 7800 GTX, P4 3GHZ You can watch them fine in the Linux BinkPlayer, but the are not watchable in the game. [post new] [reply to this]

 Setup fails? by Mikael on Thursday November 26th 2009, 9:51 I tried to execute setup.exe and all I got this: err:wineboot:pendingRename couldn't get file attributes (2) fixme:msxml:DllCanUnloadNow and message that "no supported languages found", while there clearly is support foulder. I tried to run the setup both on new and older wine. Any guesses why it says like that? Corrupted file? [post new] [reply to this]

 Wine and DLC by Eddahbi Karim on Monday November 23rd 2009, 13:55 Did anyone try to get access to Downloadable content using wine ? I wasn't able to get anything since the daupdater service can't be installed nor run. Using the game interface, no content appear available. All the tabs display an empty list. [post new] [reply to this]

 Installer by Henrikas on Monday November 23rd 2009, 5:57 Guys, can't make the game to install. It seems the installer hangs on archive extraction (f.e. running DataSetup.exe in data folder). Got wine 1.1.33, winetricks gecko, .net, physx, vcrun2005, d3dx9 installed... Can anyone share what I miss to install this game properly? [post new] [reply to this]

 Which of the patches gives the black portraits? by Pedro Quaresma on Sunday November 22nd 2009, 13:50 I applied all the patches on the threads below and I can play at higher gfx settings. However, all the character portraits are now black. Which of the patches has this effect? I'd gladly sacrifice some gfx quality or the videos, just to be able to see my characters' faces! :-) Thanks! [post new] [reply to this]

 Can see the video by Berillions on Saturday November 21st 2009, 17:05 Hello, I have compil wine 1.1.32 with the 2 patch and now i can see the video. But, i have a bug when i watch the video. It's normal? [post new] [reply to this]

 Game installs but will not play by Ryan on Saturday November 21st 2009, 1:21 Running latest version of Wine on Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex. Game installs "properly", crashes at PhysX which I installed through winetricks. Running the game starts the configuration utility, which works. After that pressing play causes the game to simply close, with no error message. [post new] [reply to this]

 Console by Kristian A on Thursday November 19th 2009, 7:17 Has anyone managed to open the console yet? [post new] [reply to this]

• RE: Console by MacNean on Thursday November 19th 2009, 7:56
 OS X by David Nilsson on Wednesday November 18th 2009, 17:03 Hi, Not really sure if this belonge here but I'll give it a go. I have problems in the installer already, the first 2 screens is looking fine, I choose language and press OK, introducing windows, pressing next, and then the third window pop's up looking like this i48.tinypic.com/2l90h0m.jpg Pressing on the button supposed to be "Install" I get the following error in my terminal. BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) Major opcode of failed request: 63 (X_CopyPlane) Serial number of failed request: 2551 Current serial number in output stream: 3058 I'm a very unexperienced Wine user tho I guess this has something to do with X11. Im running OS X Leopard 10.5.8. Also I do NOT get this message when using CrossOver but I wanna learn Wine so that's why im trying. [post new] [reply to this]

 by smashy on Wednesday November 18th 2009, 3:14 [VideoOptions] ResolutionWidth=1280 ResolutionHeight=1024 FullScreen=1 UseVSync=1 GraphicsDetailLevel=3 AntialiasingLevel=0 TexturePack=2 EnableFrameBufferEffects=0 DisableMRT=0 DisableAspectRatioCorrection=0 RefreshRate=50 UseTrilinearFiltering=0 UseTripleBuffering=0 UseDesktopGamma=0 Gamma=0.5 EnableShadows=1 AnisotropicFilteringLevel=0 ForceLowSettings=0 I play with MRT=0 cose i can make female character with MRT=1 , first run make flicker menu but second run game work fine.(wine 1.1.33 (git) with patch ) [post new] [reply to this]

 Script to set AA to 0 by MacNean on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 18:06 Since when running the game with AA over 0, causes FBO to fail, but enabling AA once the game is running removes flickering for me, I came up with a script to auto set it to 0: nano rundragonage.sh #! /bin/bash sed -i 's/$$AntialiasingLevel$$=.*/\1=0/' /home//BioWare/Dragon\ Age/Settings/DragonAge.ini wine /home//Programs/Dragon\ Age/DAOriginsLauncher.exe (save and exit) chmod u+x rundragonage.sh [post new] [reply to this]

 by Anton on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 15:01 Not work for me. Same error, as without winetricks [post new] [reply to this]

 Mouse problem by Anton W on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 12:36 Hi, i have a weird mouse issue in the game. When i hold Right-Mouse-Button and move the mouse to the right, the screen rotates to the right. (i am still holding the button) now i move the mouse to the left, the screen still rotates to the right untill i move over the position i pushed the mouse button and then it starts moving to the left. Does anyone know how to fix this, its kinda annoying. thanks. [post new] [reply to this]

 maaddog by MacNean on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 8:19 I noticed in your settings you still have MRT turned off, I now have it one with those 2 patches and everything is working, can you verify? [post new] [reply to this]

 M. Please read by MacNean on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 8:17 I see your comment about not playable cause of not being able to crack. Have you tried registering your game with Steam and playing that way? BTW winetricks now installs PHYSX so I used that instead myself. If you do go steam route you'll need gecko ./winetricks gecko for the html rendering. [post new] [reply to this]

 by Audrius on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 1:49 Will these pathes be included in official wine release ever? [post new] [reply to this]

• RE: by MacNean on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 9:29
• RE: by Audrius on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 9:49
 by FeepingCreature on Monday November 16th 2009, 17:57 If your cutscenes are still flickering, try to apply the following patch: pastebin.ca/1674185 Bewarned! This is a temporary, cheap hack that may break other games. [post new] [reply to this]

 by niceduck on Monday November 16th 2009, 15:28 Actual game itself is platinium for sure, but I still think ratings here are for usability of sofware under wine. Like I stated originally, if games uses any sort of DRM, which is not functional under wine without crack, those software are garbage in point of view from wine, because those cannot be used. NWN2 had same thing in initial release and got fixed by obsidian (either by patch or 1st add-on, don't recall anymore which one), so it was fully playable under wine without any cracks after that, but not before. ps. and yes, I have my very own bought copy of game right here, but looks like I must get another one for ps3 and argue with kids, when I can play it. [post new] [reply to this]

• RE: by MacNean on Monday November 16th 2009, 21:15
• RE: by niceduck on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 13:12
• RE: by MacNean on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 13:19
 What is wrong with you all by niceduck on Monday November 16th 2009, 12:26 Granting anything above garbage for any game or application, which cannot run under wine without 3rd party CRACK is nonsense. DA doesn't even have any fancy DRM check, and yet it fails to see original DVD. If this is not flaw on wine, then it is flaw on game side, but anyway, this is garbage as long as it doesn't work without crack ! [post new] [reply to this]

 Correct version DirectX by bambulko on Sunday November 15th 2009, 14:24 when aj run config, I get error: You do not have the correct version of DirectX installed to play this game. Please download the latest version of DirectX from here: www.microsoft.com/windows/directx/default.mspx Wine 1.1.33, Ubuntu 9.10 [post new] [reply to this]

 How mine is working: by MacNean on Sunday November 15th 2009, 8:35 Full screen 1440x900 (max my laptop will go). I have another computer with windows, almost same specs, and runs about the same. I use both patches: bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=20469 bugs2.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=22894 Wine 1.1.33, nvidia 190.42 drivers, Ubuntu 9.10 64 bit. I'm able to use AA to max, graphics to max, textures to max, and FBO turned on. I had to turn off nvidia-settings AA overide settings, and set multisampling to enabled in the registry. Not sure if AA is actually supported in wine yet, but at least the slider works, heh/ The portraits are black, but everything else is perfect. Well the movies in the first few seconds flicker, but once they flicker in the beginning they then play fine the rest of the way through. I'm like 20 something hours in, and it's awesome. I get about the same FPS/responsiveness as a windows machine i tried it on with almost the same specs. They only thing, mouse was way to sensitive in linux, had to turn the setting down to like .08. I obviously had to get the NOCD crack, and have it patched with 1.01a. I would change my thing to gold at this time, as the portraits being black is a tiny issue for me. I mean right now monitors next to each other, looks identical. Most excellent. [post new] [reply to this]

 strange problem with creatures animation? by Karol Vlk on Sunday November 15th 2009, 5:29 I have very odd problem- Instead of creatures in game I see just moving mess. Other things and textures looks normal. Does anyone experienced this? Game has some other minor glitches describe here but they are very rare. I have tried change video settings, also change my .ini file, but this problem remains [post new] [reply to this]

 Status so far by Dave M on Saturday November 14th 2009, 12:02 Playing full screen 1680x1050. 1. Cinematics work, but are flickery/choppy. 2. Portrait/doll displays but skin is black. 3. Performance is... "meh." It's not great (not nearly as good as if I boot into Windows). Hopefully I can figure out resolutions to the above. openSUSE 11.2 64bit, Geforce 9800M GTS 1GB, 4GB DDR3 RAM. [post new] [reply to this]

 cannot resume from pause after item added to inventory by Daniele on Saturday November 14th 2009, 7:57 Hi. everyone. Game runs fine, but with one blocking problem that does not seem to be related to any hardware issue. When in the game I receive an object from a characther, or I found in some place, the game pauses telling me about the new inventory item. Problem is: I cannot resume from this pause. Normally pause works perfetly, but in this situation, each time. This is completely blocking. I think is my particular issue, any idea about a workaround? Maybe changing this behavior that make a pause to occur after the item is added to inventory. But this problem, I confirm that game runs fine after setting DisableMRT=1 to remove flickering. I am using OSS backend from Wine Audio Control Panel cause works better than ALSA one. [post new] [reply to this]

 No Sound by Mark  Ackerman  on Saturday November 14th 2009, 7:18 The game seems to have installed fine but I have no sound at all. I tried, "running the .exe file right from the ship_bin directory", with no success, and I tried, the suggestions for the .ini file (nothing seemed disabled there) and that didn't help either. BUT, In the Game settings it does not show anything under the audio section for hardware??? Anyone have any suggestions Thanks in Advance [post new] [reply to this]

 installation crashs by sojiro on Friday November 13th 2009, 18:31 hi @ll, i have some problems with dragon age. the installation just closes after i entered they key and pushed "next" "express install" (same problem with custom installation) the logfile says: [Saturday Nov 14 1:14:12 2009] Express var: 1 [Saturday Nov 14 1:14:12 2009] Error returned from directory select: error 128 The install path contains invalid characters. wine version is 1.0.1 greetings [post new] [reply to this]

 Patch Application by Dave M on Friday November 13th 2009, 18:27 How are you applying the patches? Or rather... maybe I should ask how you're building WINE afterward. I apply the patches and recompile but get a bunch of errors about being 64bit. [post new] [reply to this]

 Tweaking... runs at about gold level now by maaddog on Friday November 13th 2009, 1:22 Hi Guys, Just a note, after many hours of tweaking and testing I have Dragon Age working full screen @1920x1200 with all effects on and it looks great! There are only 2 issues remaining, while i patched wine to fix the movies slightly they still display black bars and are distorted, but watchable. The last minor issue is that the portrait displays black as well as the character doll in the inventory, the actual in-game models are fine :) To fix the movie issue (from no display to at least something) i applied this patch: bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=20469 To fix the black texture issue during gameplay, I applied this patch: bugs2.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=22894 I am running nvidia 190.42, Kubuntu 9.10 64bit. GTX 260 XFX SuperClocked, ASUS P55, Core i7 I have also changed allot of settings everywhere... so if the two above fixes dont work for you post back and ill list some of the other options i have adjusted. To re-iterate, I have Frame buffer effects, AA, High Detail textures, and high detail graphics, full screen @ 1920x1200. With the fixes, this would be a Gold rating. Well im back to playing, i hope this helps someone ;) [post new] [reply to this]

 PhysX on 64bit systems by Ozymandias on Thursday November 12th 2009, 23:48 Hello all. Has anyone managed to install PhysX on a 64bit Karmic system? I'm running on the 185.18.36 NVIDIA drivers and keep getting the following error while trying to install (either using the game's installer or through the exe downloaded from the NVIDIA site): err:msi:ACTION_CallDllFunction failed to load dll L"C:\\windows\\temp\\msi939.tmp" (998) Any help? Thanks a ton... [post new] [reply to this]

 DAO crashes when creating a female character by Pedro Quaresma on Thursday November 12th 2009, 18:18 Wine 1.1.23 When choosing "next" on character creation, and only for female characters, Wine crashes, and there's the following output on the console: fixme:d3d:state_zfunc D3DCMP_NOTEQUAL and D3DCMP_EQUAL do not work correctly yet wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to 0x00000000 at address 0x71d395 (thread 0022), starting debugger... If creating a male character, this error doesn't seem to occur. [post new] [reply to this]

 Digital Edition by lateo on Wednesday November 11th 2009, 15:30 Ok, bought the digital edition from eastore. of course, couldn't download the game because of the crappy download manager. but i managed to get the files thanks to a friend of mine. then, using playonlinux, created a new prefix, installed directx9.0c, .Net framework. Then i installed the game. looks fine. physx install looks ok. adobe air install looks ok. error on EAAccessInstaller. damn. Try to install EAAccessthing alone (from software subdirectory from the files downloaded). looks ok. Also install physX from Nvidia website after reading this page, install ok. Now time to tweek wine, Direct3D regedit and other stuff as usual. should be ok. Now, testing. - DAOLaucher ok. great! - Configure screen. oops : Video, Audio, Connexion screens are blank. looks bad (hardware not detected?). - Pushing "Play" button : epic fail. i can see the process running, but nothing happens. running daorigins.exe directly won't help. played with the ini file. didn't help. $export WINEPREFIX="/home/fred/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/dao"$ wine "/home/fred/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/dao/drive_c/Program Files/Dragon Age/bin_ship/daorigins.exe" \$@ > fixme:ole:CoInitializeSecurity ((nil),-1,(nil),(nil),0,3,(nil),0,(nil)) - stub! > fixme:wbemprox:wbem_locator_ConnectServer 0x14e108, L"ROOT\\CIMV2", (null), (null), (null), 0x00000000, (null), (nil), 0x32fc74) > fixme:wbemprox:DllCanUnloadNow > fixme:advapi:LookupAccountNameW (null) L"Users" 0x20fda4 0x17ae8b0 (nil) 0x17ae8ac 0x17ae8a8 - stub > fixme:advapi:SetNamedSecurityInfoW L"C:\\users\\Public\\Application Data\\Electronic Arts\\EA Core\\logs\\Temp3A_8.html" 1 4 (nil) (nil) 0x20de30 (nil) > fixme:advapi:LookupAccountNameW (null) L"Users" 0x2119fc 0x17ae7f8 (nil) 0x17ae7f4 0x17ae7f0 - stub > fixme:advapi:SetNamedSecurityInfoW L"C:\\Program Files\\Dragon Age\\bin_ship\\EACore.ini" 1 4 (nil) (nil) 0x211a48 (nil) > fixme:win:EnumDisplayDevicesW ((null),0,0x32f0dc,0x00000000), stub! > fixme:advapi:SaferCreateLevel (2, 40000, 1, 0x179c528, (nil)) stub Don't know what to do. any idea? [post new] [reply to this]

 flickering fix by Toussis Manolis on Tuesday November 10th 2009, 8:49 Here, amd64 with nvidia 190.xx I run the game in fullscreen 1280x1024, graphics and textures to 0. And framebuffer effects off from the in game option. I start the game. And it flickers like crazy. I load my save, and then I use the wheel to go to panoramic camera mode. I then use the arrow keys to pan the view to all the extends... Miracle. Flickering dissapears. I have then a little flickering only on videos. Notice this: I had exactly the same problem after a little gameplay on the nvidia version of the game in the same system. The problem was appearing after a little time. In windows the problem solved with a driver update to latest nvidia. [post new] [reply to this]

 Pbuffer > fbo by Eddahbi Karim on Monday November 9th 2009, 18:29 For this game, Pbuffer can be more useful since texture flickering doesn't happen when I'm using this configuration. It seems that the rendering is multithreaded, since pbuffer claims it can't do that. I guess that the fbo rendering is multithread friendly but this causes problem here. Anyway, the only problem I got is sound related. [post new] [reply to this]

 Unable to recognise DVD by Peter Norell on Friday November 6th 2009, 16:36 Game installs fine (except PhysX). However, when trying to run game from launcher, I get: "Could not find the Dragon Age disk. Please insert disk and try again". Running the DVD version of the game. [post new] [reply to this]

 Dragon age Origins configuration utility by Karol Vlk on Friday November 6th 2009, 16:25 Cannot run the game, because when I run launcher and press play, it will run Dragon age Origins configuration utility and nothing is happening for very long time. This utility keep collecting informations about my system but I cant see any progress. I have new ubuntu, wine 1.01 and DVD version of the game. Any suggestions? [post new] [reply to this]

 Black videos? by Mike on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 21:08 It seems like everyone else is doing alright as far as videos go, but all I get is a black screen and audio. I had the same problem with the character creator. The suggestions for the .ini file don't help. I play a number of other games and I don't really have (m)any visual problems, so I don't know what I could be doing wrong here. wine-1.1.32, Xorg 1.6.4, NVIDIA GTX260 with 180.44 drivers. Here's my Direct3D settings: [Software\\Wine\\Direct3D] "OffscreenRenderingMode"="fbo" "PixelShaderMode"="enabled" "UseGLSL"="enabled" "VertexShaderMode"="hardware" "VideoMemorySize"="768" Any suggestions? [post new] [reply to this]

 by Jonathan Hseu on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 10:23 For those of you with flickering, what video card do you have? I ask because I suspect that the problem is related to nvidia cards. [post new] [reply to this]

• RE: by Mike on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 21:03
• RE: by Levelpart on Friday November 6th 2009, 15:05
• RE: by Sarunas on Saturday November 7th 2009, 7:56
• RE: by tar on Wednesday November 11th 2009, 15:21
 by Rizzly on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 7:58 Well I'm using the last 1.1.32. Apar from that, all I know is that I'm using a separate prefix for the game and that I've installed winetricks with vcrun2005 and vcrun2005sp1. To install those two you have to run: wget www.kegel.com/wine/winetricks bash winetricks vcrun2005 bash winetricks vcrun2005sp1 However, I have no idea if that is what made the installation of physx work for me. [post new] [reply to this]

• RE: by Berillions on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 8:45
• RE: by Rizzly on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 9:11
• RE: by Berillions on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 9:20
• RE: by Rizzly on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 9:34
• RE: by Berillions on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 9:58
 Problem with digital download by Hillman Dai on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 3:20 * Sigh * I don't realized it at the beginning. I have purchased the digital download of DAO from EA store. However, during the installation, I find that several EA related programme are required to install. That cause the problem. I know up to now all of the EA software, including the EA download manager, activation, cannot be installed and executed successfully. This leads to the game cannot be installed and executed successfully... [post new] [reply to this]

 Steam version fails to run by Jonathan Hseu on Tuesday November 3rd 2009, 22:32 When running the steam version, it says "Failed to detect a supported video card." Anyone have a workaround for this issue? [post new] [reply to this]

 by Nik Kowalski on Tuesday November 3rd 2009, 15:23 How did you get the PhysX software to install? [post new] [reply to this]

• RE: by Rizzly on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 7:30
• RE: by Nik Kowalski on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 7:47
• RE: by Rizzly on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 7:59
• RE: by Berillions on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 8:27
• RE: by Nik Kowalski on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 8:56
• RE: by Nik Kowalski on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 9:21
• RE: by Berillions on Wednesday November 4th 2009, 9:59
• RE: by Nik Kowalski on Thursday November 5th 2009, 7:15
• RE: PhysX by Patrick Hannes on Thursday November 5th 2009, 6:55
• RE: PhysX by Nik Kowalski on Thursday November 5th 2009, 7:22
• RE: PhysX by Patrick Hannes on Thursday November 5th 2009, 11:41
• RE: PhysX by Anton on Friday November 13th 2009, 12:30
• RE: PhysX by Ozymandias on Monday November 16th 2009, 23:59
• RE: PhysX by Anton on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 14:14
• RE: PhysX by MacNean on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 14:41
• RE: PhysX by Ozymandias on Tuesday November 17th 2009, 22:24
• RE: PhysX by Anton on Sunday November 22nd 2009, 10:23
• RE: PhysX by Ozymandias on Sunday November 22nd 2009, 21:56
• RE: PhysX by Foone on Tuesday December 1st 2009, 2:23
• RE: PhysX by Anton on Tuesday December 1st 2009, 11:08