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Emperor: Battle for Dune

All versions (1.0 - 1.09)

Application Details:

Version: 1.0x
License: Retail
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E...
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.8

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What works

Pretty much everything that can work (single player, multiplayer, videos)

What does not

Texture compression - it has to be disabled by -C switch (Wine still lacks S3TC support) Creating a new online account hangs the game, but AFAIK it does the same on Windows

Workarounds

What was not tested

Probably nothing

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Emperor install fix has to be applied for the game to actually install, patch 1.09 in order to play online

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 13.10 "Saucy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 20 20131.7.8Yes Yes GoldChristoph Korn 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Jan 15 20121.3.37Yes Yes GoldArthur Huillet 
CurrentGentoo Linux x86_64Jun 24 20111.2.1Yes Yes GoldPaweÅ‚ Drewniak 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze"Jun 16 20101.2-rc3Yes Yes GoldPawel Bobrowicz 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 05 20091.1.30Yes Yes GoldPawel Bobrowicz 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

How to run the game
You need to run the game with the -C command line switch, like 'wine emperor.exe -C'.

Problems installing from CD?
Ok. This is howto for people who can't install Emperor directly form CD.

1) First of all visit website Dune2k.com and download Install patch for Emperor.

2) Coppy your Setup folder from the cd. Replace the Setup.exe with exe from the patch.

3) Run Setup.exe through terminal. It should be displaying: enter the cd to the drive.

4) Don't close message from your install. Run another terminal and enter wincfg. When you are in it, click on "Drives" button and create drive with D letter, set it as CD-ROM. Set path to this drive as /media/Emperor1/ (or whatever path you have to your CD-ROM). And apply changes. Don't close winecfg!

5) Switch to the installation and click ok on the "Insert cd" message. It should disappear and installation should began.

6) When you are going to play, enter the Emperor's folder and replace Emperor.exe with the same exe from patch.

Have fun ;]

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