Hex: Shards of Fate

Application Details:

Version: Stable Release
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.21

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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

Just installing the game. As of the Dead of Winter patch the game no longer loads at startup even with the intro video removed. 

What does not

Starting the game.


What was not tested

Everything past loading the game.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

There is a native Linux build of Hex in testing you can find out more about here.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentBodhi Linux 4.xNov 22 20172.21Yes No NoGarbageJeff Hoogland 
ShowBodhi Linux 4.xOct 18 20172.17Yes Yes YesGoldJeff Hoogland 
ShowBodhi Linux 4.xMar 08 20172.0Yes Yes GoldJeff Hoogland 
ShowBodhi Linux 4.xDec 23 20162.0-rc3Yes Yes PlatinumJeff Hoogland 
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 13 20161.9.8Yes Yes Platinumretuk88 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

Launch Game after Feb 23rd Update

The new intro video file format is throwing fits unless you have a bunch of specific gstreamer plugins installed. Deleting the file:


Allows the game to launch as expected. You will need to press "escape" to load the game when you see the blank screen where the intro video would be at startup.

Fix Graphical Issues on Nvidia Chipsets
Disabling DX11 in your winecfg should let Hex run properly on Nvidia chipsets with closed source drivers. Do this by disabling the DDLs:

  • d3d11
  • d3dx11

If your WineCFG

Fix Spacing Missing in Words

If your word strings in game are missing the spaces between words run the following:

winetricks msxml3 corefonts


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