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Close Combat IV: The Battle of the Bulge

Version 4.02 introduces fixes for various bugs and problems.

 

Needs NO-CD-fix to run.

Application Details:

Version: v4.02
License: Retail
URL: http://closecombat.org/
Votes: 0
Rating: Silver
Wine Version: 1.1.32

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Link Download patch 4.02 from FilePlanet.com

Test Results

Old test results
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Selected Test Results

What works

installing and single player game (including operations and campaign)

What does not

-

What was not tested

multiplayer

Additional Comments

Needs NO-CD-fix to work. See HOWTO section below on how to get it running.

With this version of Wine (1.1.32) even operations and campaign mode works.
selected in Test Results table below
DistributionTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 24 20091.1.32 Yes Yes SilverJan Simek 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 23 20091.1.31 Yes Yes BronzeJan Simek 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO
  1. Install the game.
  2. Apply the latest patch 4.02 (optional).
  3. Replace original CC4.EXE with cracked NO-CD version.
    • NOTE: You don't need to update wine registry with any *.reg or *.com file that comes together with the crack. Just replace CC4.EXE and thats all.
  4. Open winecfg and create new configuration for CC4.exe. Then go to the "Screen" tab in winecfg and check "Emulate virtual desktop". Leave the default values to 800x600, otherwise the game will crash. Click Apply and then OK.
    • NOTE: You can change the screen resolution later in the game's Options menu. 
  5. Now type into your terminal wine regedit and change the value of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Strategic Simulations Inc./Close Combat/4.00/PlayVideos from 01 00 00 to 00 00 00 00.
    • NOTE: Yes, you will never see those great short movies, but if you don't change this value the game will crash immediately after starting. 
  6. Now you can play the game!
    • NOTE: Close Combat will open in a small window. In KDE hold Alt+F3 and then go to Advanced->Fullscreen. If you know any better solution on how to start the game in fullscreen,  post it in a comment and I will add it to this HOWTO.

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