Galactic Civilizations

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The feature- and turn-limited demo of Galactic Civilizations.

Application Details:

Version: Demo 1.03
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.1

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Nearly everything (see below)

What does not

Intro/Quitting screens only partly displayed (work when Virtual Desktop is enabled)

Occasional crash


What was not tested

Advanced game UI (only basic functions tested)

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 30 20121.5.1Yes Yes GoldFrédéric Delanoy 
ShowUbuntu 6.10 "Edgy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 28 20070.9.37.Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowGentoo LinuxDec 26 20050.9.3.Yes Yes GarbageFrank Huang 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
1631 Sound underruns occur in directsound CLOSED FIXED View
2300 Galactic Civilizations demo dies with unhandled exception CLOSED FIXED View
30213 Screen obscured by black box when game changes resolution, using xfwm/icewm CLOSED FIXED View
30314 Galactic Civilizations 1: intro screens partially displayed CLOSED DUPLICATE View
30348 Crash during Galactic Civilization 1 startup CLOSED FIXED View
30404 Galactic Civilizations 1: severe slowdown during ships battles NEW View

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Performance slowdowns during battles
by Frédéric Delanoy on Saturday April 7th 2012, 14:32
If you experience slowdowns during battles between ships,
setting HKCU\Software\Wine\Direct3D\DirectDrawRenderer to "gdi" (using 'wine regedit') may help.