Chaos Overlords

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Application Details:

Version: 1.1
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.6.2

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What works

Almost all, see below.

What does not

If the registry is used to disable the 16 bit graphic (prefsVidDeep = 0), the fullscreen option (registry) must be enable also (prefsFullScreen = 1). But even at full screen mode, the game only lasts a few clicks, before the display gets corrupted.

I played the game successfully by using Xypher to put the fullscreen game in a window. So in summary:

- set prefsVidDeep=0

- set prefsFullScreen=1

- cd c:\chaos; Xephyr :1 -ac & DISPLAY=:1 wine Chaos\ Overlords.exe

The display still gets corrupt sometimes and the whole screen become grey, after clicking on the "OK" buttons in the game randomly. To live with this, after the corruption, press Ctrl-S to save the game, Ctrl-R to end the game, the game goes back to the main screen with the screen corruption fixed. Load your game and continue.


What was not tested

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 10 20161.6.2N/A Yes Silveran anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 10 20161.6.2N/A Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" x86-64Jun 07 20151.6.2Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" x86-64Jun 07 20151.6.2Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 04 20121.2.3N/A Yes Goldan anonymous user 

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