Category: Main Games Adventures URU: The Complete Chronicles Main Branch - Built 5/26/2004 at 5:19 PM

URU: The Complete Chronicles

It is actually based on version but they fixed some graphical glitches along the way. The added in support for the expansion packs and ditched the online engine. This version differs from the patch that can be applied on UrU: Ages beyon myst. Both behavier of the program startup screen differ.

Application Details:

Version: Main Branch - Built 5/26/2004 at 5:19 PM
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.2

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Test Results

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What works

Character customization,

intro and ingame cinematics,

controls (provided you have Numb. Lock off)


What does not

Fullscreen Play >>> The sounds are there, but you'll see nothing.

Mouse cursor >>> I just get a block, not the actual cursor. A patched version of wine is required to get the cursor, but I do not have information on this patched version at this time.


What was not tested

Complete Game play

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

Install this to a VM using the same procedures in the 1.1.35 test. You'll need a no cd patch to work around the Safe Disk Copy protection as stated in the test conducted in version 1.1.35. More Elaborate details may be found there. I'm using the "Wine Desktop" at 1024x768 and so far so good. Video performance is good.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowDebian 10.x "Buster"Feb 26 20183.2Yes Yes YesGoldAlexander Schlarb 
CurrentUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 17 20101.1.37No, but has workaround Yes GoldAlexander 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 23 20091.1.35No, but has workaround Yes GoldDaemos 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

Putting the mouse sensitivity to a max and the mouse speed in your desktop as slow as possible will make the game very playable
Since wine version 1.1.36 the game no longer runs in fullscreen but you can simply workaround this issue by disabling one of the following options (or both if bug still present) at the graphics tab in winecfg:
1. let the window manager decode the window
2. let the window manager control the window

after disabling one of these the game runs like a charm again :)

Side note. If you have a very dark screen you can fix this by setting the gamma to around 1.6 with your videodriver utility. To do this you have to start the game first and then apply the temporary changes to the gamma. The ingame slider does not change the gamma but the brightness making the game look way too bright. Offcourse version 1.1.36 does not allow you to minimize the screen so to get around this. Start the app once then exit. Start your driver manager and put gamma to your liking, confirm then change the setting and quickly start uru. After 12 seconds the driver manager will change the gamma correctly :)


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