Victoria 2

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Application Details:

Version: 1.x
License: Retail
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.0.4

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What works

Single player

What does not

Music and sound work odd, some additional dll replacement is needed (see comments below). 


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Additional Comments

All credits go to anton: 1. Install only the game, cancel VC Runtime, cancel .NET and cancel DirectX 2. winetricks winxp dotnet20 d3dx9 vcrun2005 vcrun2005sp1 3. Go to windows/system32 and remove: msvcr80.dll 4. Go to the game folder and remove lua51.dll and lua5.1.dll 5. Download and install it with wine. 6. Run wine regedit and create these keys/vales: (this should fix the Loading Flags problem.) In HKCU/Software/Wine/Direct3D/ DirectDrawRenderer to "opengl" OffscreenRenderingMode to "backbuffer" PixelShaderMode to "enabled" VideoMemorySize to the size of your video memory (e.g. "512") In HKCU/Software/Wine/DirectSound/ MaxShadowSize to "0" 7. wineboot 8. Run the game with: wine ./v2game.exe ________________________________________ Odd behavior: 1. At any first launch sounds and music work in main menu, but the game stays silent after loading. If I quit the game, start it again and begin a new campaign or load a saved game, sound and music work perfectly. That said, after each reboot I have to launch the game twice. 2. For some reason the game isn't satisfied with MSVCR80.dll installed via winetricks (complaining of an unimplemented function), so steps 3-5 are obligatory, and this shouldn't happen ^^' 3. The game crashes every time on quiting to desktop.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowmacOS 12 "Monterey"Apr 14 20226.0.4Yes Yes YesSilverMaxim 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64May 29 20141.7.19Yes Yes SilverQuirin Pamp 
ShowopenSUSE 11.4 x86_64Dec 13 20111.3.32Yes Yes SilverNathan 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 25 20111.3.23Yes Yes BronzeMike LJ 
CurrentUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 12 20111.3.15Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
30988 Multiple .NET applications using System.Windows.Forms.WebBrowser crash with Wine-Mono (libgluezilla needed for Mono.WebBrowser/Mono.Mozilla support)(Ragnarok download manager, The Sims 3 Launcher) NEW View
35163 Victoria 2: A House Divided crashes on start with built-in quartz NEW View

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