Warlords: Battlecry

The demo version.

Application Details:

Version: Demo 0.980
License: Demo
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.25

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

  • Installation when set to "Windows 98" mode
  • Sound, Speech, Music
  • Mouse pointer is also shown and behaves correctly
  • Creating a hero
  • Selecting factions for skirmish
  • Demo is playable

What does not

  • Everything in the demo seems to be working


What was not tested

  • Didn't complete the "skirmish mode"

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

Well, the game needs to be set to "Windows 98" nowadays but this can be easily done with "winecfg".

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentopenSUSE Factory i686Sep 08 20141.7.25Yes Yes GoldMaik Wagner 
ShowGentoo LinuxJul 21 20081.1.0Yes Yes SilverAlexander Nicolaysen Sørnes 
ShowGentoo LinuxDec 15 20060.9.27.Yes Yes GarbageAlexander Nicolaysen Sørnes 
ShowGentoo LinuxJul 16 20060.9.17.Yes Yes Garbagekillertux 
ShowGentoo LinuxDec 15 20060.9.16.Yes Yes SilverAlexander Nicolaysen Sørnes 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
4418 black screen when starting Warlords Battlecry NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

  • Set the Windows version to Windows 98 to make the installer run (can be done with winecfg)
  • When entering the main menu for the first time, the screen may be black. Switch to another program (Alt + Tab) and then back to the game, and it should display fine