Version patched by GOG for Windows 10

Application Details:

License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.13

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Test Results

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What works

Using Vanilla Wine or Wine Staging it will crash after the intro videos (I tested on two different machines!).

It requires patched Wine to run this game (see workarounds).

The GOG Video Utility can adjust the video resolution of ddraw.dll wrapper, where actually it will upscales the original 640*480 game resolution to the selected option. (Up to 1920*1080 or more)

What does not

The game itself.


So far, the easiest way to run this game is to install Lutris and select the GOG version from list.

 It will create the wineprefix, install the patched Wine 4.3, set the ddraw override, and the game itself.

Once settled, the game runs without issues, except the partially garbled intro menu, what at least it is possible to select the options.

Adventurous users can replace the GOG's ddraw wrapper by dgVoodoo2 (stable 2.55 version) and DXVK 1.0, in order to enable better screen upscaling (with anisotropy filtering)  without get more frame-rate than other options (the game's engine don't delivers more than 20 fps). After all, it's emulating a DirectX 3 game over a  DirectX 11 wrapper, and overlap with a DX11 to Vulkan library translator.

What was not tested

Finishing the game.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Until further developments, it's better to follow the Lutris default settings.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowFedora 34 x86_64Aug 17 20216.13Yes Yes NoBronzeDan 
ShowUbuntu 19.10 "Eoan" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 22 20205.4No, but has workaround No YesGarbagePer Christian Henden 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 10.x "Buster" x86_64Feb 16 20205.1-stagingYes No YesGarbageNosferatu Arucard 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 10.x "Buster" x86_64Feb 04 20205.1-stagingYes No YesGarbageNosferatu Arucard 
ShowUbuntu 19.10 "Eoan" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 01 20205.0-stagingYes No YesGarbageNosferatu Arucard 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
46803 Diablo 1 crash UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO: Fixing blank menus

Follow the instruction which is available at: