Conquest: Frontier Wars Release

Application Details:

Version: 2.0
License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.0-rc1-staging

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Link GOG Release

Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

MultiPlayer (Requires DirectPlay to be installed)
Audio (Requires icodecs to be installed)
No Graphical problems seen
GOG Installer

What does not

Video Playback (ESC skips video scenes)

  • Deleting Ubilogo.avi and FPS_Logo.avi from the .../Conquest Frontier Wars/DATA/Movies/ Directory will stop the need to press ESC at start.
DirectInput Mouse input (Can be deselected in-game under options)
  • Gameplay is almost impossible without deselecting this option, cannot select units while playing.


What was not tested

Have not completed Campaign all the way through.

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

Game is quite playable under Wine with the GOG release. Video Playback will require finding an Intel Indeo codec that will work under Wine.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 10 20206.0-rc1-stagingYes Yes YesSilverMaquis196 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Mar 29 20183.4Yes Yes YesSilverEmeraude 
CurrentUbuntu 13.10 "Saucy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 24 20131.6Yes Yes SilverLinkMyBoy 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

Common Issues + Fixes

Thanks to Emeraude for the fixes.

Conquest can not run on this graphic card

Edit conquest.ini and replace 'IRenderPipeline = RendSft' with 'IRenderPipeline = Rend0'.

Game crashes trying to play intro

launch game with /skipmovies, i.e ; 'wine conquest.exe /skipmovies'

Audio problems

`winetricks icodecs`

Mouse problems

In game options, uncheck "enable directinput"