Conquer Online

updated conquer with more features

Application Details:

Version: 2.0
License: Free to use
Votes: 7
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.0.2

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Test Results

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What works

Installer and autopatch work as expected.

What does not

The English game executable does not work after patch 3454.


What was not tested

Everything in game was left untested for this run.

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Additional Comments

After adding msvcp60.dll, mfc42.dll, and simsun.ttf (see detailed instructions below), and setting up for virtual desktop (I used 1024x768), I ran the installer and it completed without issue. Autopatch also runs without issue, though I chose to use the downloaded patches I had on hand for 4355 and 4356 (must be run from the CO directory). All works as expected to that point. The login screen is never displayed, however. Dropping back to any pre 3454 Conquer.exe works to some extent. Dropping current rating back to Garbage as the game servers expect the newer patch level.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 20.10 "Groovy" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 11 20226.0.2No, but has workaround Yes YesBronzeDaniel Young 
ShowLinux Mint 17 "Qiana" x86_64Oct 25 20141.7.29Yes No NoGarbageInukaze 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy" x86_64Oct 14 20141.4.1No, but has workaround Yes NoGoldan anonymous user 
ShowopenSUSE 12.1 x86_64Feb 18 20121.4-rc3Yes Yes NoSilverFeldspar 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 05 20091.1.22Yes Yes NoBronzeJack Crow 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
4533 Half Life 2 fails to install [ MSI ] CLOSED FIXED View
4737 Conquer Online 2.0 install CLOSED FIXED View
5004 Problem with MSI Involving Cab Files CLOSED DUPLICATE View
6250 Mouse cursor is not visible CLOSED FIXED View
6564 Mouse cursor in Conquer Online won't show. d3d problem. CLOSED DUPLICATE View
7483 Conquer Installation Bug CLOSED FIXED View
7552 Conquer/Conquista's login screen message boxes don't get focus CLOSED ABANDONED View
7553 Conquer/Conquista : user/pass boxes are displayed in a different place than their real location CLOSED ABANDONED View
7607 Conquer/Conquista: garbled input in user/pass boxes from login screen CLOSED ABANDONED View
9582 The Windows Game Conquer 2 does not work at all CLOSED ABANDONED View
9975 unhandled exception - Conquer Online 2 - patch 4354+ CLOSED ABANDONED View
10708 Wine lacks support for animated cursors CLOSED FIXED View

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HowTo / Notes


Admin note: the information below is old and may not apply to current Wine. Follow at your own risk.

Install segfaults (Bug 7483), so get your installed dir from a Windows install (only the Conquer dir, registry/etc is not necessary). Make sure you're copying a PRISTINE game directory, in other words, RIGHT AFTER INSTALLING. If you have started the game at least once, the notes below may not apply as expected. If it doesn't work, just go back and get a clean install. In particular, some of the ScreenModeRecord values in ini/GameSetUp.ini might cause your login window to be truncated. A pristine install would have ScreenModeRecord=0 which is known to work. I believe 0 is 800x600 windowed, 1 is 800x600 full screen, 2 is 1024x768 windowed and 3 is 1024x768 full screen.

Copy the missing DLLs into your c:\windows\system32\ directory: mfc42.dll and msvcp60.dll.

For mfc42.dll, the version found in Win XP SP2 is known to work:

4602907535fd682195dfff9117365826 mfc42.dll

There are older versions around that do NOT work. In particular, this one found at produces game crash due to unimplemented functions:

7e4d1b552ee1dfa859ba9033b3670590 mfc42.dll

For msvcp60.dll, both sources seem to work:

1f57eb5b92b2ac7f9d71a77d184d8c13 msvcp60.dll
6050bcc1b23f3df7a1876cbdcbac8232 msvcp60.dll

Make sure you're using virtual desktop (enable via winecfg) if you don't want trouble like bug 7552 and possibly other issues. The rest can be left as default.

Start the game running "play.exe". Autopatching doesn't work very reliably (sometimes you'll have to kill it because of confirmation messagebox not having focus, etc). Just try a few times.

When you reach the login screen, mouse cursor becomes invisible (see Bug 6250). This is being worked on (thanks Andrew!!). In the meantime you can workaround that with Henry's patch from .

When you want to type username and password, take into account Bug 7553 (see the screenshot: and Bug 7607 (instructions to workaround are pasted there).

Then you should be able to enter the actual game.


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