Category: Main Games Role Playing Games Might and Magic VIII 1.1 - version

Might and Magic VIII

A downloadable version of the game, distributed by It doesn't need a CD to run.

Application Details:

Version: 1.1 - version
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.12.1

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Test Results

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What works

-software 3D on normal and emulated wine desktop
-hardware 3D on normal and emulated windows desktop, however it's laggy (my old radeon card might be in fault)
-intro videos, main menu, character creation, loading screen: they all work as intended
-actual gameplay
-mp3 music works OOB

What does not

-windowed mode


What was not tested

In-game cutscenes

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

Bug #34410 (see below) affects the game sadly. Playing the game is however possible, if you can disregard that annoying white glitch.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Showopensuse leap 15.1Aug 04 20194.12.1Yes Yes YesSilverLokiDrow 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux Unstable "Sid" x86_64Jul 24 20161.8.3Yes Yes Platinumnervin 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux Unstable "Sid"Feb 19 20151.7.34Yes Yes Goldnervin 
CurrentGentoo LinuxJan 30 20141.7.11Yes Yes Goldnervin 
ShowGentoo LinuxSep 28 20121.5.13Yes Yes Goldnervin 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
34410 Big blotch in the center of the screen in Might And Magic 7,8 NEW View

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