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Automatic update from the 1.4.0 version and also part of the “The STRONGHOLD COLLECTION”-CD.

The update package for 1.4.0 is still available as a Third-party download.

Application Details:

Version: 1.4.1
License: Retail
URL: https://fireflyworlds.com/game...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.7-staging

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

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What works

Everything which was tested

What does not

Workarounds

What was not tested

-Multiplayer

-longer gameplay

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Used a 32 bit Prefix for the installation.

The Autorun.exe wasn't starting for me so I had to run the Setup.exe in the SH2 folder on the disc.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)May 12 20183.7-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumGeorg 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 24 20151.7.44Yes Yes GoldRobert Zenz 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 17 20151.7.44Yes No GarbageRobert Zenz 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Feb 07 20141.7.11Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Jan 14 20121.3.36Yes No GarbageManuel 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

Raising the per-application file descriptor limit on your machine

When starting Stronghold 2 on most machines it will silently fail because it cannot open enough files at once.

You can raise this limit, adding (as root)

*               soft    nofile          65535
*               hard    nofile          65535

to /etc/security/limits.conf (replace the * with your username if you believe these limits are anything but stupid and would be unsafe to raise for all users) and logging out and back in.

The limits currently in effect can be checked using ulimit -Sn and ulimit -Hn.

How to use hybrid graphics switch Open Source drivers Intel/AMD, AMD/AMD and improve performance

This should work for any app, if you have Intel + AMD or AMD + AMD with open source drivers. 

If you have laptop with hybrid graphics cards. You can launch game with command:

env DRI_PRIME=1 vblank_mode=0 wine ~/path/to/your/exe/file

In case of using command, you get swich to powerful graphics card and disable vsync for more FPS.

If you have Mesa drivers 17.x.x or more, you can use this command:

env DRI_PRIME=1 mesa_glthread=true vblank_mode=0 wine ~/path/to/your/exe/file

Last command is most best in performance that you can get in this moment, you can use it for any wine application that you need. But argument mesa_glthread=true may not always work, so if your app crash, remove it.

For Steam users, you can set environment variable of any applications in properties. 

DRI_PRIME=1 mesa_glthread=true vblank_mode=0 %command%

(It will work only with native Steam for Linux) For Wine, you have to start Steam or game with those arguments

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