|Latest Wine Version Tested:||1.3.13|
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All seems works, use the install procedure by setup.exe to install properly the game from CDs.
Extensions works well, installed both of them and getting multiplayer running fine with following the howto for network. You can also playing with other player from different (for example : running game lfrom windows xp) in local arena.
Windowed and full-screen works perfectly.
What does not
IPX. Doesn't not work. (may be a configuration problem)
What was not tested
Playing on the internet.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||openSUSE 11.4 x86_64||Feb 16 2011||1.3.13||Yes||Yes||Gold||marc bessieres|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze"||May 18 2011||1.2.2||Yes||Yes||Silver||firencombomaster|
|Show||Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 10 2010||1.2.2||Yes||Yes||Platinum||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Aug 10 2010||1.2||No, but has workaround||Yes||Bronze||an anonymous user|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze"||Jul 27 2009||1.1.24||Yes||Yes||Gold||CÃ¹ran|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|3784||Sidebars etc. not hidden in some full-screen games||CLOSED||DUPLICATE||View|
|4374||Multiplayer crashes Heroes 4||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|6847||DirectPlay metabug. Implement dplay tcp/ip provider.||NEW||View|
|8369||Heroes 4 crashes in full-screen mode||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|11669||Graphics Regression - Heroes of Might & Magic 4 now unplayable||CLOSED||INVALID||View|
|15368||Heroes of Might and Magic IV crashes||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|29287||Heroes of Might and Magic IV: performance issues with Opengl renderer||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|37410||Might & Magic Heroes IV crashes on startup||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
This game requires a crack to work.
Installing the patches is highly recommended, as they provide fixes for serious bugs in the game (not Wine related).
There are different patches for the different versions of the game