Drakan: Order of the Flame

CD released version

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.15

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Test Results

Old test results
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Selected Test Results

What works

- Single player game

What does not

- Disable sound, otherwise the app will segfault on displaying the main menu

- Health indicater. It seems that the red fill is behind the object that surrounds the health level. You will see that some transparent objects of that object correspond to the health color and turn pale whenever it goes below that level. This is new. 


What was not tested

- Multiplayer

- Extended gameplay 

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

I used an old installation which I copied out of the Program Files directory to a dedicated directory for easier testing. Patch 445 was applied. I disabled MIT-SHM in Xorg since I run it as nobody. mesa 10.1.0-4 xf86-video-nouveau 1.0.10-2 (yes, OSS nVidia drivers) linux 3.14.0-rc7-01157-g774868c

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentArch LinuxMar 28 20141.7.15N/A Yes GoldRonald 
ShowGentoo LinuxNov 06 20121.5.16Yes Yes BronzeRonald 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 20 20121.5.9Yes Yes BronzeRonald 
ShowopenSUSE 12.1 x86_64Mar 02 20121.4-rc5Yes Yes GoldFeldspar 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Oct 07 20081.1.5Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
34625 Drakan demo doesn't detect that the graphics card supports antialiasing UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes



Change to the CD-ROM mount directory and run the Autorun.exe from that location. Trying to run it otherwise will result in an error.

cd /media/cdrom/

wine Autorun.exe

Due to a bug in the shortcut creation you may need to terminate the install process before continuing with installing any patches. (Should be fixed as of 0.9.61)

killall winemenubuilder.exe

Note that the menu's may not appear properly because of this until the menus are reloaded i.e. at next login.



You should use patch 445 which includes multi-player support and removes the CD check. Once the contents are extracted, run it like any other exe. Currently the CD check used does not work in wine, so to play the game you will need to use this.



Configuring Graphics

The is an in game bug that prevents access of the graphics menu, selecting it will crash the game immediately. Instead, configure the graphics with the menu "Drakan Engine Options" or by running the Drakan executable as follows.

wine "C:\\Program Files\\Psygnosis\\Drakan\\Drakan.exe" -setup

Configuring Controls

Attempts to redefine the keyboard controls may result in the game hanging. If this occurs, you can work around it by editing the configuration file directly.

vi ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Psygnosis/Drakan/Drakan.cfg




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