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Age of Wonders

Retail DRM Free Digital Download from gog.com

Application Details:

Version: gog
License: Retail
URL: http://www.triumphstudios.com/...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.0.1

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Test Results

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What works

Installs without a single issue, gameplay is perfect, played a couple of scenarios then started the campaing, not a single stability issue, even on widescreen resolutions.

What does not

Intro movie, it still need indeo32 codecs.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Online play.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Tested on current hardware + nvidia card and Nvidia binary drivers, everything worked fine.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowLinux Mint 19.2 TinaAug 09 20194.0.1Yes Yes YesSilverDavid Nicholson 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy" x86_64Mar 25 20131.4.1Yes Yes GoldNico Bendlin 
CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 26 20121.4Yes Yes GoldAthrun 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 30 20111.3.27Yes Yes GoldAthrun 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 31 20111.3.25Yes Yes GoldAthrun 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
4066 Online Play Doesn't Work (DirectPlay) NEW View
27244 Wiggles: Indeo movies aren't played (requires Indeo 3.2 codec) UNCONFIRMED View
31245 xrandr12 warcraft 3 regression NEW View
34166 Fullscreen flickering on Mac RESOLVED NOTOURBUG View

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HowTo / Notes

HOW-TO FIX INTRO MOVIE

Age of Wonders intro movie is enconded with Indeo3.2 video codec [IV32] which can't be found in a standard wine prefix, in order to fix this, IntelVideo codec needs to be installed.

Google for a copy of iv5setup.exe and run:

wine iv5setup.exe

When asked about which type of install do you want, select Custom (this is because Indeo5 codec fails to install and the installation is dropped), then select only, Indeo Video 3.2 codec and Indeo Audio Codec, press next.

If the installer asks about searching for backups press No.

This should fix it and the intro movie will show without problems.



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