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Cossacks: European Wars

Installed from the CD.

Application Details:

Version: 1.15new
License: Retail
URL: http://www.cossacks.com/
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.4.1

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Installation

Single player

audio

video

game encyclopedia

What does not

The mouse pointer remains frozen on the screen once the game starts, but this is a minor (if any) distraction.

 

Also,  when you exit the game, it gives an error box, but this does not affect the game itself.

Workarounds

What was not tested

multiplayer

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

A couple things need to be done before the game can run reasonably: First, remove the 'video' directory from the game directory. Second, download this patch (http://www.gsc-game.com/index.php?t=downloads&ss=299&s=patch) and install it into the game directory. Third, go to 'configure wine', or 'winecfg' (they are the same thing). Go to 'applications' tab, and add the executable game file (for me, this was dmcr.exe). Where it says 'windows version', select 'windows xp'. Fourth, go to the 'library' tab. Under 'new override for library' type in 'ddraw' and click 'add'. Under 'existing overrides', click on 'ddraw', and click 'edit'. Select the option for 'native then builtin'. Save changes and exit winecfg. Sorry for the lengthy explanation, but it took me hours to figure all of this stuff out, and I thought I would save the next person some time.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy"Jan 08 20141.4.1Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
CurrentLinux Mint 9 "Isadora"Sep 15 20101.2Yes Yes GoldAlen 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Jul 23 20101.2Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 05 20091.1.33Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 06 20091.1.20Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
11782 Cossacks: European Wars does not redraw (no mouse cursor movements shown) NEW View
27164 Cossacks: European Wars crashes on exit NEW View

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