What does not
Running the game. It crashes with an error message stating:
Failed to set a working mode for the rendering device. This could be due to having an old version of DirectX installed.
What was not tested
On-line multiplayer game.
Content of the "spDevices.lua" file after the workaround should be:
-- Modules should be listed in the order of preference
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||macOS 10.14 "Mojave"||Jan 05 2020||4.0.3||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Lukas Charvat|
|Show||Gentoo Linux x86_64||Apr 12 2018||3.5||Yes||No||No||Garbage||Michele|
|Show||Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)||Feb 19 2018||3.2||Yes||No||No||Garbage||Bryan Quigley|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Aug 08 2017||2.14-staging||Yes||Yes||Garbage||Marco|
|Show||Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Mar 13 2017||2.3||Yes||Yes||Silver||Bryan Quigley|
CoH has a bug where the game can freeze if something else tries to take focus. A few things you can do to minimize the chances of your game freezing in the middle of play.