Category: Main Games Strategy Games Sword of the Stars A Murder of Crows - 1.6.1

Sword of the Stars

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The second expansion to the streamlined 4x game Sword of the Stars featuring 6 main races, new technologies and improved diplomatic and gameplay options.  Copy protection was disabled in the expansion and the game no longer requires a crack to run in Wine.

Application Details:

Version: A Murder of Crows - 1.6.1
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.20

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Test Results

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What works

Installation and gameplay appear to work fine.  I had graphics settings increased to high and nothing crashed.

What does not

Some minor graphical corruption when a star gets close to the camera.  Also some minor font issues for words in the interface.


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Additional Comments

There is a regression in 1.1.11 that causes the game to crash at startup - 1.1.10 works pretty well however.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64May 05 20091.1.20Yes Yes GoldHalJ 
CurrentUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 27 20081.1.10Yes Yes GoldScott Ritchie 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Oct 19 20081.1.6Yes Yes Bronzeeugennc 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
16591 Sword of the Stars crashes after intro movies, before main menu CLOSED FIXED View
16627 Sword of the Stars: command-and-control units do not display last digit in fleet management CLOSED FIXED View
19577 Sword of the Stars background texture very pixellated CLOSED ABANDONED View

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HowTo / Notes

The game still crashes occasionally, especially when you change the graphics settings.


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