CD retail version and all official patches.
This entry is for Ubisoft and GOG.com versions as well.
Please specify which one was tested.
All, movies, and the game
What does not
What was not tested
wine 1.1.7 allow to run the game without deshrinker. So it run "Out of the Box". Version: 1.0
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Slackware 14.1 32 bit version||May 09 2015||1.7.42||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Maik Wagner|
|Show||Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Apr 11 2012||1.4||Yes||Yes||Platinum||..|
|Show||Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Mar 31 2011||1.3.16||Yes||Yes||Platinum||an anonymous user|
|Show||Mac OS X 10.7 "Lion"||Dec 02 2011||1.2.2||Yes||Yes||Bronze||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 18 2010||1.3.7||Yes||Yes||Platinum||..|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|2608||Might and Magic VI wont run until "DeShrinker" program is run on mss32.dll (ExitProcess API entry signature)||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|2947||Might and Magic VI doesn't close properly when told to do so, wine must be killed||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
|27028||Touchpad mouse cursor flickers when moved, jumps back towards original position when released||CLOSED||FIXED||View|
Not required by all releases - a bug from 3DO. broken dll is supplied with patches
Once the game has been installed follow these steps.
1.(If experiencing problems) Download http://home.mchsi.com/~andy4590/Mss32.dll (broken link, sorry, can be found on google) and replace the file in your Might and Magic VI directory with this one. This will allow you to watch movies.
2.(Optional Window Mode) Open winecfg. Click add application and browse select mm6.exe in your Might and Magic VI directory. Open the Graphics tab and check 'Emulate a virtual desktop' and set the resolution to 640x 480.
3.(Optional NOCD) If you would like to run without a CD, use this ini http://home.mchsi.com/~andy4590/mm6.ini and place this file in your Might and Magic VI directory.