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Warlords: Battlecry

All versions (1.0 to 1.04 beta).

Application Details:

Version: 1.x
License: Retail
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Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.25

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
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ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Jul 18 20091.1.25Yes Yes BronzeJazz 
CurrentUbuntu 6.10 "Edgy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 31 20070.9.30.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowGentoo LinuxJul 16 20060.9.17.Yes Yes Garbagekillertux 
ShowGentoo LinuxJun 27 20060.9.16.Yes Yes SilverAlexander Nicolaysen Sørnes 
ShowGentoo LinuxApr 02 20060.9.11.Yes Yes BronzeAlexander Nicolaysen Sørnes 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
4066 Online Play Doesn't Work (DirectPlay) NEW View
4418 black screen when starting Warlords Battlecry NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

 Admin note: the instructions below are extremely old and may not apply to current Wine. Follow at your own risk.


Be sure to use Wine version 0.9.16 if you are using the CD (you can join a multiplayer game without the CD).

When start the game, the screen is black. Switch to another program (Alt + Tab) and then back to the game, and it should appear.

Elements such as taskbars designed to cover other applications are not hidden when Warlrods Battlecry is run in full-screen. This can be fixed by not allowing the window manager to control Wine applications (can be changed in winecfg), or by changing the taskbar's options so that windows are allowed to cover it.

Multiplayer
To get multiplayer working, place the DLLs in this archive in Wine's windows/system32 directory. Then, start winecfg and add dll overrides (native, builtin) for the following DLLs: dplayx, dpnet, dpnhpast and dpwsockx.
NOTE: the game freezes when exiting a multiplayer game.

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