Category: Main Games Role Playing Games Sacred Gold Retail 2.28+


Sacred Gold/Underworld, official 2.28 and backward compatible, unofficial patch 2.29.x.

Application Details:

Version: Gold Retail 2.28+
License: Retail
Votes: 12
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.22-staging

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Free Download Inofficial patch (execute "2.28 zu 2.29.14.bat")

Test Results

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What works

  • Launch
  • Load and save
  • General gameplay: Running around, attacking, using skills, talking to NPCs, interacting with inventory and other UIs
  • Multiplayer via dedicated server in the same directory

What does not

  1. Videos do not play
  2. Main window launches in the top left corner, but the same is shown in the middle (KDE)


  1. winetricks directshow devenum wmp9
    At the end of wmp9 installation, click Yes to install the codecs.
  2. In winecfg, enable virtual desktop with 1024x768, since that's the max resolution the game supports.

What was not tested


Hardware tested


  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Tested on AMD Radeon RX580, Mesa 20.1.1, kernel 5.6.14, KDE Plasma 5.17.5.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowEndeavourOSNov 30 20205.22-stagingYes Yes YesGoldAlex S. 
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux Testing "Bullseye"Jun 26 20205.10-stagingYes Yes YesGoldAlex S. 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 10.x "Buster" x86_64Dec 08 20183.21-stagingYes Yes YesGoldAlex S. 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64Mar 20 20183.4Yes Yes YesGoldAlex S. 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 26 20172.15Yes Yes YesGarbageazrdev 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
881 Mouse cursor not blanked CLOSED FIXED View
8988 Sacred: choppy video and sound; sprites cannot be seen. CLOSED FIXED View
10167 sacred: Sacred crashes randomly after several actions in game CLOSED FIXED View
10992 Sacred: Crashes on enter in wine 0.9.52 CLOSED FIXED View
13286 Sacred: Crashes on enter in wine 1.0.0-rc1 (last update was 0.9.60) CLOSED INVALID View
14738 Sacred Underworld crashes when opening a lan game CLOSED FIXED View
16250 Sacred Gold Edition: cinematics do not play CLOSED FIXED View
16559 PixelFormat_WineD3DtoDD Can't translate this Pixelformat CLOSED FIXED View
17977 Sacred hangs when selecting New Campaign CLOSED FIXED View
18534 Can't enter fullscreen-mode with "Sacred - Gold Edition" CLOSED INVALID View
20236 Sacred 1 crashes when loading a game CLOSED INVALID View
20727 Characters in Sacred Underworld invisible CLOSED FIXED View
27967 Sacred Underworld 2.28 with graphical issues CLOSED FIXED View
28128 Sacred Underworld 2.28 requires MouseWarpOverride=false CLOSED FIXED View
29216 Sacred Gold v2.28 hangs on exit (ddr=opengl) CLOSED FIXED View
31120 Clones (game) crashes on start in quartz CLOSED FIXED View
31406 Borderlands freezes in game when items details are displayed CLOSED NOTOURBUG View
31706 Sacred Underworld: Some models glow like a Christmas tree CLOSED FIXED View
43275 Sacred Gold v2.28 ( invisible characters CLOSED FIXED View
49845 Sacred Gold: very bad performance (low fps) when zoomed out UNCONFIRMED View
50396 Sacred Gold: wrong z-order or something else CLOSED FIXED View

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