NHL 2005

The first and only retail version of the game.

NOTE: If you have a gamepad plugged in, the in-game menus will be uncontrollable. The only current workaround is to unplug the gamepad. See bug 7800 below for more information.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.0.0

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Test Results

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What works


The game runs perfectly without a glitch.

What does not



What was not tested

Basically I just tested some singleplayer matches and a careere but this went totally flawless. I didn't need a NoCD-Patch at all.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

The game runs out of the box. No copyprotection-override needed.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 6.06 "Dapper" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 28 20081.0.0Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 07 20070.9.46.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 6.10 "Edgy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 06 20070.9.34.Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 6.10 "Edgy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 05 20070.9.34.Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowSUSE 10.0Feb 02 20060.9.6.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO: Make this game run

You must have the following set in your winecfg (this can be done by typing winecfg in the terminal)

Windows Version: Windows 2000

Graphics: Allow DirectX apps to keep the mouse from leaving: ON

Emulate Virtual Desktop OFF

Vertex Shader Support: Hardware

Allow Pixel Shader: ON

Also, the game will only start correctly if you run the RunGame.exe executable, located on NHL 2005 Disc 2.


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