Halo: Combat Evolved

  • Bumped version to
  • Moved Gamespy services to use new non-Gamespy server
  • Fixed a family of index-out-of-bounds bugs which had been exploited to crash clients
  • Made banlist parsing not case-sensitive
  • Removed halt on cache file verify error
  • Removed some verbose debug logging of gamespy connections
  • Fixed handling of video cards with >= 2GB of memory
  • Enabled refractive Active Camo on Nvidia cards, which had previously used an alpha fade. (AMD cards already have this)
  • Updated 2003-era upper bound on the video resolution picker. Use at your own risk; the game is untested at 4800×3600.
  • Updated chatbox settings to work with newer resolutions
  • Models node limit updated to 63
  • Fixed reading sv_ban_penalty from init.txt
  • Disabled executable_is_valid checksum from strings.dll
  • Allowed network access in devmode
  • Fixed parsing of custom map names containing a “.”

Application Details:

Version: 1.0.10
License: Retail
Votes: 11
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.5

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Test Results

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What works

  • Installing the game (requires winetricks mfc42)
  • Patching the game to the newest version (1.0.10 in this case)
  • Accepting/Declining the EULA

What does not

Launching the game.


What was not tested

N/A Because I couldn't run the game.

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

It works perfectly well under Linux, but can't even be started on macOS 10.12 "Sierra" (Darwin 16.3.0).

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowManjaro Linux 18.0.0Apr 05 20194.5Yes Yes YesGoldBob Niemöller 
ShowLinux Mint 18.2 "Sonya" x86_64Sep 29 20172.0.2Yes Yes NoPlatinumTROLLERcoaster 
CurrentmacOS 10.12 "Sierra"Feb 15 20172.1Yes No NoGarbageSindastra 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 14 20172.1Yes Yes NoPlatinumSindastra 
ShowElementary OS FreyaJul 13 20161.9.13Yes Yes NoPlatinuman anonymous user 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO Run in windowed mode

Use argument -windowed to play correctly

Example: wine halo.exe -windowed


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