The Settlers: Rise of an Empire

Latest patch of the original release.

Also the version that used to be on Steam (NOT the History Edition).

Application Details:

Version: Original
License: Retail
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.9

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Free Download Settlers 6 patch 1.5

Test Results

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What works

Everything seems to work perfectly. Things that previously didn't work, such as terrain, shadows, and faces, all appear to work correctly now.

What does not


What was not tested


Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

This game used to have serious graphical issues in old versions of Wine. Please make sure you are using the latest version of Wine.

Bonus fact, for some reason this game is completely broken in Proton but works fine in Wine.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)May 29 20194.9Yes Yes NoPlatinumAaron Franke 
ShowElementary OS LunaOct 06 20141.7.28Yes Yes NoBronzeLewis Clement 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 05 20171.6.2Yes Yes NoGoldBob Niemöller 
ShowMac OS X 10.7 "Lion"Nov 26 20121.5.18Yes Yes NoBronzean anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 13 "Maya" x86_64Nov 08 20121.5.16Yes Yes NoBronzeLewis Clement 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
12888 Settlers VI: Requires administrator privileges CLOSED DUPLICATE View
13184 Settler 6 Demo SegFault CLOSED FIXED View
27027 Settlers 6 (v1.6) - patched to 1.71 - All animation type graphics shows in white, sounds disappears sometimes in campaigns CLOSED ABANDONED View
39079 The Settlers: Rise of an Empire: missing object shadows CLOSED DUPLICATE View
39080 The Settlers: Rise of an Empire: world geometry broken CLOSED FIXED View

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