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Cities XL

This is the first edition of CitiesXL, that can be installed through any bought retail DVD.

Since the Planet offer has ended, Monte Cristo has published a special patch who has bumped the game to version 1.1.


Application Details:

Version: 1.0.3.x
License: Retail
URL: http://www.citiesxl.com/
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.1

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What works

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What does not

The standard screen loader.... This game has to have the root crack file applied in the /home/USERNAME/.wine/dosdevices/c:/Program Files/Monte Cristo/Cities XL/Paks (FOLDER) and the cracked EXE in the /home/USERNAME/.wine/dosdevices/c:/Program Files/Monte Cristo/Cities XL (FOLDER) the standard loader is replaced.... allowing you to play offline. This works no problem in wine 1.2 BUT in 1.3.1 you must disable the gameux in order for it to work!

Workarounds

What was not tested

Nothing known

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

The details in the game seems to run a little smoother than 1.2 BUT I have also upgrade my Nvidia drivers from 195* to the beta 256.52

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 02 20101.3.1Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 29 20101.2Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowMandriva 2010.0 x86_64Mar 29 20101.1.41Yes No GarbageSkiperdrake 
ShowMac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard"Jan 31 20101.1.35N/A Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 5.x "Lenny" x86_64Oct 27 20091.1.31Yes Yes GoldMarkus Sinner 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO
If the game reports you lack privileges, run winecfg and disable the library gameux.

If the game is unable to connect to the server, you probably need to install the latest game patch from e.g. http://forum.citiesxl.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=90

If the game crashes straight off, try 'winetricks dotnet20 gdiplus'

If the game puts up its welcome splash screen and then a fatal dialog over that, try 'winetricks corefonts'.

If it asks you for a user account and login, go get one at http://www.citiesxl.com/signup?lang=en

I haven't figured out how to get it to log in yet. (I can log in fine on windows.)

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