|Version:||Fan Patch 1.6.1|
|License:||Free to use|
|Latest Wine Version Tested:||3.21|
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What does not
Nothing that could be blamed on wine.
What was not tested
Playing it all through.
Nothing to say really. I haven't encountered any problems. Technically, the built-in windowed mode doesn't work, but I have never seen it work, anywhere.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||openSUSE Leap 15.0||Dec 11 2018||3.21||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||LokiDrow|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Jul 18 2014||1.7.22||Yes||Yes||Gold||LoneVVolf|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Apr 14 2013||1.5.28||Yes||Yes||Gold||LoneVVolf|
|Current||Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Apr 07 2012||1.4||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Stanislaw Gackowski|
|Show||Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Sep 26 2011||1.3.28||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Karl Smith|
Playing in windowed mode is possible by using a virtual Wine desktop. Just set it in winecfg under Graphics tab. The desktop can be of any size.
The built-in solution of this game doesn't usually work, and the virtual desktop solution is also much more stable.
Built-in functionality can be used to play without a CD. Just download this file and put it in the folder you installed your game in. Note that the fan patch provides a different solution for this which is enabled by default.
There is an unofficial patch fixing many issues and adding additional functionality. The link for it is under available in the fanpatch version in AppDB.
Hardware vs. software rendering
Hardware rendering works in general better under Wine, however netbooks
(or similarly weak machines) have trouble coping with it - the game will work, but you might experience lower performance at times. Recent Wine versions seem to work well with both however.