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Pharaoh

Original retail version of the game.

Application Details:

Version: 1.x
License: Retail
URL:  
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.10-staging

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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

* Launching from a cmd prompt using Mac graphics drivers

* All gameplay

* All interstitial videos

* Graphics switching (note that this becomes a fullscreen app)

What does not

Everything works so far

Workarounds

What was not tested

Anything beyond basic gameplay.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

The "trick" is to start the game from the cmd prompt, not from a Terminal, even with the wine server running. Running it this way, and with the Mac native graphics, doesn't incur the high CPU usage of other startup methods.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentMac OS X 10.11 "El Capitan"Jun 24 20172.10-stagingYes Yes Platinumjoemadeus 
ShowMac OS X 10.7 "Lion"Nov 11 20131.6Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Jul 10 20121.5.8Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowMac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard"Sep 20 20121.4Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 15 20111.3.25Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
5583 no cdrom detected CLOSED FIXED View
7065 Get SecuROM copy-protection working CLOSED FIXED View
15000 Fallout Tactics reports fatal error CLOSED FIXED View
15881 Pharaoh - can't play on fullscreen CLOSED DUPLICATE View
20380 Heroes of Might and Magic III hangs (not a Wine bug) CLOSED INVALID View
22948 Caesar3: there is only black screen and playing sounds. CLOSED FIXED View

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