Original retail version of the game.

Application Details:

Version: 1.x
License: Retail
Votes: 4
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.39

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Test Results

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What works

- Solo Game

- Copy protection without having to use a no-cd !

- Games video glitches that make the game unplayable on Cedega works with Wine !

- Fullscreen mode ( -fullscreen )

- Patching to

- Smooth speed using : "wine Arcanum.exe -no3d -doublebuffer"

- Game tweaks using rules/ or custom rules files works too

What does not

- Game install !

You have to install the game on windows, or with cedega, and then copy the folder in your wine "c:" drive and launch from there. Pretty annoying but i suggest to make a copy of the installed game once you installed it elsewhere (seems copying files is sufficent, no registry things to tweak)

Rated Silver only due to this issue. (else, game play is gold, didn't encountered any problem)


What was not tested

- Multiplayer

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

It's a pain that installer doesn't work. Apart from that it's ok.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 15.04 "Vivid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 30 20151.7.39Yes Yes PlatinumLuis Alvarado 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 07 20141.7.28Yes Yes PlatinumLuis Alvarado 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 03 20141.7.22Yes Yes GoldLuis Alvarado 
ShowUbuntu 13.10 "Saucy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 06 20141.6.2Yes Yes GoldIlya Tsitok 
ShowLinux Mint 13 "Maya"Oct 24 20121.4.1Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
421 Implement a DIB engine CLOSED FIXED View
4879 Arcanum lauching error CLOSED FIXED View
7065 Get SecuROM copy-protection working CLOSED FIXED View
10890 Arcanum installer fails to ask for disk 2 CLOSED WORKSFORME View
14200 Crash in Arcanum after some time of playing CLOSED ABANDONED View
23566 Arcanum crash after start. CLOSED FIXED View
23676 Arcanum essentially unusable due to graphics errors UNCONFIRMED View
25427 Arcanum crashes in the main menu (when using hardware acceleration) CLOSED FIXED View
27730 Arcanum hangs on exit CLOSED FIXED View
27995 Arcanum: Installer doesn't ask about 2nd CD CLOSED DUPLICATE View
28782 Arcanum: certain keys not working, videos unskippable CLOSED FIXED View
30045 Arcanum: objects flickering, periodically disappear CLOSED DUPLICATE View

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HowTo / Notes

New versions

new versions have been added to this beta so if u want to try it go ahead.

In the old version i have deleted the bugs in it i tried but some still remained so i delted the version


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