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Dark Reign: The Future of War

This patch makes several important fixes and improvements (especially in multiplayer connectivity.)

You will need to have already installed the Dark Reign Patch v1.2 (offered above) or the­ Dark Reign: Rise of the Shadowhand expansion pack for this update to work.­

Application Details:

Version: 1.4
License: Retail
URL: http://www.activision.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.6-rc5

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

-Everything, which makes the game technically playable.

What does not

-Displaying normally. The game window has a weird zoom in/out effect, where you see a flashing zoomed in and zoomed out version of the game.

-Won´t lauch show in virtual desktop mode.

Workarounds

What was not tested

-Not very much gameplay, due to the described problem.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

-Gog.com version (including expansion)

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 13.04 "Raring" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 20 20131.6-rc5Yes Yes BronzeLewis Clement 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 10 20091.1.13N/A Yes SilverFuryhunter 
ShowArch LinuxOct 17 20081.1.6Yes Yes PlatinumSpeedboy 
ShowArch LinuxOct 16 20081.1.1Yes Yes PlatinumSpeedboy 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 5.x "Lenny"Apr 18 20080.9.56.Yes Yes Platinumk2t0f12d 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

Installation

2013-05-03 Admin note: the instructions below may be outdated. They are being kept here for the benefit of anyone who may wish to test and/or update them. 


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Dark Reign - General notes
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I had a old installation (Dark Reign + Rise of the Shadowhand + 1.4 patch) laying around on a windows box so I just copied the installation dir C:\Programme\Dark Reign\ to linux and renamed it to /home/joachim/darkreign/ afterwards dont' forget a chown like:

"chown joachim.users ~/darkreign"
"chown -R joachim.users ~/darkreign/*"

That will just work fine!

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Dark Reign - Future of War
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Didn't test the installation routine but worked in the past.

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Dark Reign - Rise of the Shadowhand
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Didn't test the installation routine yet but didn't work in the past and stopped with 80%. Have to test that again. (can someone please test it and post here?)

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Dark Reign - Patches
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These patches can be found here:
http://www.auran.com/games/darkreign/drpatchesf.htm
or
http://www.migman.com/land/darkreign/patches.htm

=== 1.2 ========================================
v1.2 is the second update issued for Dark Reign. The first was issued in fall '97. This update includes all the old v1.1 patch functionality as well as a host of new improvements. You do not need to have installed the previous patch for this update to work, but if you did that's OK as well. If you have already installed the Dark Reign: Rise of the Shadowhand expansion pack, you do not need to get this patch. You must have one or the other installed, however, to get the final update, patch v1.4

=== 1.3 ===
?

=== 1.4 ===
The latest patch - a must!

=== 1.4 (art package) ===
You will need to have already installed the Dark Reign v1.2 patch. The main purpose of this art update is to allow players to play against expansion players who are using the new armies or have maps on the new tileset. The update also includes the most current versions of the previously released 20 bonus multiplayer maps.

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