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Risk II

Enhanced version of the classic strategy board game. Includes realistic battle scenes and network play. Requires DirectShow (DX7), thus will not run at all.

Application Details:

Version: 1.01e
License:
URL: http://www.deepred.co.uk/risk_...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.14-staging

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What works

installing via Steam

playing the game in virtual desktop mode

music in the menus

sound effects, voices during gameplay

tutorial

mouse pointer

all single-player game-modes are playable

What does not

crashes on startup (you need to pass a '-noavi' parameter to the game executable to avoid the crash)

crashes at the end of each scenario (missing Intel Indeo v5 codec)

intro videos, ending videos

Workarounds

What was not tested

playing in fullscreen mode

LAN game (needs directplay)

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

Obtained via Steam, game version is 1.01u. To avoid the crash on startup you have to pass a '-noavi' command line parameter. This will instruct the game not to play the intro videos (company logos). They use the Intel Indeo 5 codecs. Rated to Bronze, because the crash at the end of the scenarios are quite disturbing. Caused by the ending video file (needs the Indeo 5 codecs just like the intro videos).

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 11 20172.14-stagingYes Yes Platinumllde 
ShowUbuntu 13.10 "Saucy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 20 20131.7.8Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 06 20111.2.1Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
CurrentFedora 13Aug 05 20101.3.0Yes Yes BronzeBéla Gyebrószki 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 22 20091.1.24Yes No GarbageCaleb Totten 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
47642 Support conversion from GST_VIDEO_FORMAT_RGB to DirectShow-supported formats (needed by Risk II + native amstream) NEW View

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