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Space Empires V

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Fixes some bugs, introduces few new... like every patch ;)

Application Details:

Version: 1.79
License: Shareware
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Votes: 5
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.20-staging

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What works

Low graphics and 32-bit color. All gameplay.

What does not

Some issues with pixel lines zooming off into nowhere. Issues with anything but low graphics mode. Music doesn't work.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Multiplayer.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

There are several modifications that I made to get this working. First I installed a 32-bit version of wine in a seperate Wine prefix using winetricks. Then I installed 3rd party DLLs including corefonts, DirectX 9 and .NET. I installed SE5 using Steam then, in the SE5 directory, I modified the data/settings.txt file to disable music and the DirectX 10 Fix. When running the game make sure all settings are set to Low and that you are using 32 bit color. 3D Device should be set to Wine D3D7 T&L HAL and Display Driver should be DirectDraw HAL. Video Memory Usage should be set to Safe.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowArch Linux x86_64Nov 25 20172.20-stagingYes Yes YesSilverVadim 
CurrentLinux Mint 18 "Sarah"May 12 20172.4Yes Yes SilverVerna Smith 
ShowArch LinuxJun 18 20161.9.12Yes No Garbagevorpalblade 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Jan 09 20151.7.33Yes Yes Bronzevorpalblade 
ShowLinux Mint DebianJan 04 20131.5.20Yes Yes GoldLogan Perkins 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
19375 AGENDA: background window tenaciously covering installer window (+wrong z-order) NEW View
49722 Space Empires V can't load certain images (.bmp) with built-in d3dxof.dll NEW View

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