Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate

The original version on cdrom.  Two patches, 1.1 and 1.2 are also available.

Application Details:

Version: 1.x
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Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.53

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What works

Installation, character setup. Tried in both Skirmish and Campaign.

What does not

Crashes at random during enemy turn. Tried in both Skirmish and Campaign.


What was not tested

Anything after first turn.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 15.04 "Vivid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 22 20151.7.53Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 22 20101.3.1Yes Yes Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 27 20101.2Yes Yes GarbageMichael Curran 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 14 20081.1.4Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 02 20070.9.46.Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO prevent crashes due to attacks from cultists

The "Cultist Bug" that affects the Windows version of this game affects the game when run under Wine.  The bug occurs whenever an enemy cultist attacks, causing the game to crash.  The source of the bug seems to be a poorly configured animation or sound file that worked properly under pre-NT windows systems.

 There are a number of workarounds for this bug:

  1. Don't let cultists attack.  Cultists are the weakest enemy in the game and can typically be eliminated before they get an action, prevent them from attacking and causing the crash.
  2. Edit the WeapDef.Dat in the game's Data directory and adjust the "AP To Use" of the "Laspistol" (the cultist's weapon) from 15 to 50 or higher.  This will prevent the cultists from attacking due to a lack of AP.  The file WeapDef.Dat is installed as read-only and you will have to enable write access via Properties > Permissions > Access.
  3. Edit the maps to remove or replace the cultists.  The map editor WH40K_TD.exe functions under Wine and you can edit any map that has cultists present to either remove them entirely or to replace them with other enemy units.


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