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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II

First official release, patched with balance changes from the beta test.

Application Details:

Version: 1.1
License: Retail
URL: http://www.dawnofwar2.com
Votes: 10
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.30

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Test Results

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What works

Installation through Steam.

What does not

Launching of the game.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Everything beyond attempting to launch the game.

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Additional Comments

A BugSplat Error Report box immediately appears offering to send a report to the developers. As is the case for Dawn of War 2: Retribution, this can be bypassed by using native msasn1 and wintrust dlls, as well as restoring content.cat from a backup on every launch attempt. However, doing all of this still does not get the game to run. Instead, what you get is "C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Dawn of War 2\dow2.exe -logs" hogging 100% CPU, and no window appears. The "drive_c/users/username/My\ Documents/My\ Games/Dawn\ of\ War\ 2/Logfiles/warnings.txt" log file will always show "NetworkManager::Create - creating network manager" as the last line, and you'll need to kill the dow2.exe process. Since the log was networking-related, I even tried running Steam in offline mode and disconnecting the network, to no avail. I also tried various parameters, such as -nomovies and -nosound, but there was no improvement. I think it's failing on rsaenh.dll (the last thing it loads): Sadly, using a native version prevents of the rsaenh DLL prevents Steam from loading. If I replace it once Steam has loaded, I get a Steam pop-up warning me that the application is already running (which it isn't). In short, there is no easy work-around that I can see.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 05 20141.7.30Yes Yes GoldSabun 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Sep 07 20141.7.26Yes Yes GoldExar101 
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy"Feb 09 20141.7.12Yes No GarbageAdam Bolte 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy"Dec 03 20131.7.7Yes No GarbageAdam Bolte 
ShowFedora 18 x86_64Feb 21 20131.5.22Yes No GarbageFrederik Hertzum 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
17493 Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War II (Steam) crashes at installation CLOSED ABANDONED View
27624 Dawn of War II installer crashes CLOSED ABANDONED View

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