Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven

CD retail version and all official patches.

This entry is for Ubisoft and versions as well.

Please specify which one was tested.

Application Details:

Version: 1.*
License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.42

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Test Results

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What works


What does not

Not a single thing.


What was not tested

Playing the game through (again), however everything else was.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

For the best results play without the CD and use the ini. This though seems to just cause a slight problem when switching in the main menus, not later. So this can be ignored. The game was patched from 1.0 to 1.2 Version: 1.2

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowSlackware 14.1 32 bit versionMay 09 20151.7.42Yes Yes PlatinumMaik Wagner 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 11 20121.4Yes Yes Platinum.. 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 31 20111.3.16Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowMac OS X 10.7 "Lion"Dec 02 20111.2.2Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 18 20101.3.7Yes Yes Platinum.. 

Known Bugs

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

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HowTo / Notes


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 (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 and place this file in your Might and Magic VI directory.

Nouveau drivers
Currently, the game will not work if those drivers are in use.


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