The Settlers - Rise of Cultures

German demonstration version called "Die Siedler - Aufbruch der Kulturen - Demo".

Application Details:

Version: Demo
License: Demo
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.12

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Test Results

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What works

  • Installation.

What does not

  • Starting the game. 
I did the following:

# I am compiling wine from git myself.
wine --version
# Output: wine-1.1.12-132-g1f62d85

# Create a new wine directory.
export WINEPREFIX=~/.wine-siedler

# Install DirectX.
winetricks directx9

# Install the game.
wine DieSiedlerAufbruchDerKulturenDemo.exe

# Start the game.
cd ~/.wine-siedler/drive_c/Programme/Ubisoft/Die\ Siedler\ -\ Aufbruch\ der\ Kulturen\ -\ Demo/
wine bin/SADK.exe

# During the first start, a request for wine gecko installation appeared. I have let it install.


What was not tested


Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

I did another test, because other users asked me if I am still able to run the demo with the current wine version. As you can see, I am not able to run it anymore. The screen turns black for a short while and then the game exits.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux Unstable "Sid" x86_64Jan 06 20091.1.12Yes No GarbageBenjamin 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux Unstable "Sid" x86_64Aug 19 20081.1.2Yes Yes PlatinumBenjamin 

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