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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

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

  • Singleplayer storyline.
  • Changing between DoW2 Base and Chaos Rising.
  • Setting all graphics settings to high or enabled (except A.A.).
  • Running the performance test benchmark.
  • Downloading, installing and starting DoW2

What does not

  • Enabling Anti-Aliasing.
  • Skipping intro may or may not work. Usually it's fine to skip pressing Esc, but at times if you try to skip it will crash and leave you with the bug report program open.

Workarounds

What was not tested

  • Multiplayer matches.
  • Last Stand.
  • Co-Op.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

This is the Steam version of the game. Thanks to SEGA, there is no longer any remnants of the disgusting GFWL which plagued us previously. The only present issue is the Anti-Aliasing one. If it's enabled, then you will get a pink screen saying not enough video memory at the main menu and character avatars . Other than that though, it runs just fine. I needed -no-dwrite as an argument passed to Wine, otherwise Steam wouldn't display any text. THIS IS A CLEAN Wine PREFIX. Nothing was installed or added. This may not work for AMD or Intel graphics users. OS: Ubuntu 14.04 64bit CPU: i7-4770 GPU: NVIDIA GTX 680 2GB (340.46 drivers) RAM: 8GB DDR3 1333MHz P.S: If you'd like to see me testing it, here's a video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyKyrJPkUvg

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 05 20141.7.30Yes Yes GoldSabun 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Sep 07 20141.7.26Yes Yes GoldExar101 
ShowDebian 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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