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Panzer General II

A strategy game covering WWII. You are a German, Russian, British or American General leading your troops through one of five campaigns. As you progress through the campaign, your success allows you to improve and increase your forces.

Application Details:

Version: 1.01
License:
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Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.2

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What works

Game starts, plays fine, both in windowed and fullscreen modes.

What does not

I get an error message saying the game can't create a file in its directory sometimes (usually when loading a saved game). When that happens, the screen freezes and I can't see where the pointer is. If in windowed mode, I can just click enter and it will usually respond. In fullscreen mode, I can't really do better than killing the program and using xrandr to go back to my actual screen definition.

When I get the error message, wine tells me in the console:


fixme:xrandr:X11DRV_XRandR_SetCurrentMode Cannot change screen BPP from 32 to 8

Sound works in the main screen, but not during game.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Campaign, internet.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

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Additional Comments

Wine does not seem to like the latest ati-drivers (8.501). Downgrading was necessary to run the program.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowGentoo LinuxAug 07 20081.1.2N/A Yes BronzeDaniel 
CurrentGentoo LinuxJul 23 20081.1.1N/A Yes BronzeDaniel 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 20 20081.1.1N/A Yes PlatinumAndy Lager 
ShowGentoo LinuxJul 19 20081.1.1N/A Yes GarbageDaniel 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 4.x "Etch"Aug 31 20070.9.44.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
18368 D3D errors when trying to run Panzer General II UNCONFIRMED View

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