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Age of Empires

This version includes the original game and the Rise of Rome expansion pack.

Application Details:

Version: Gold Edition
License: Retail
URL: http://www.microsoft.com/games...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.2

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Installation, patching, applying No-CD crack (needed to bypass the CD-check wich won't work for me), the game itself. It actually runs quite fine, speed is good even at 1024x768, sounds.

What does not

The menu texts are black which makes them kind of hard to read. Also keyboard shortcuts didn't work for me.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Multiplayer, Campaign, Editor.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

If the game refuses to start because of no DirectDraw just open your favorite terminal, change dir to where your AoE is installed and run it using "wine EMPIRES.EXE" (note: "wine /home/xxx/.wine .. blah .../EMPIRES.EXE" seems not to be working). It solved the error on my system.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Apr 09 20205.2Yes Yes YesGoldcrati 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 25 20194.0.1Yes Yes NoPlatinumJaroslav Smutek 
ShowElementary OS 5.0 JunoMar 10 20193.0.5Yes Yes YesBronzeLewis Clement 
ShowUbuntu 17.10 "Artful" i386 (+variants like Kubuntu)Apr 20 20183.0Yes Yes YesGoldbeer_not_wine 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 15 20183.0Yes Yes NoBronzebeer_not_wine 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
17682 AoE Help graphics immediately whitened, no text NEW View
49649 Regression: X11 crash on resolution change UNCONFIRMED View

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Comments

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Menus very slow
by Mateus Rodrigues on Saturday May 5th 2018, 5:55
Everything in the game works fine, but the menus takes ages to load, so until I get to really start playing it takes almost 10 minutes. Once a scenario is started it runs smooth. It worked flawlessly on wine 2.x
UPatch HD works with wine-mono
by Mateus Rodrigues on Saturday May 5th 2018, 5:53
dotnet is a pickle to work, but with wine-mono it worked just fine for me.
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