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Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2

Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge.

Application Details:

Version: Yuri's Revenge: 1.001
License: Retail
URL: http://www.westwood.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0.1

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Test Results

Selected Test Results

What works

I managed to test the following

* Installer from CD (I have a USB CD-R reader here) and use it to install the game (No Origin, No cracks or customized setups)

* Completed 1st mission allied campaign

* Completed a skirmish mission

* Tested the load and saved games

What does not

Workarounds

What was not tested

N/A

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Performance issues, this isn't obvious until you start a campaign
mission or skirmish. It starts to have cursor flicker issues then FPS
drops significantly enough to be unplayable.

However if you go to winecfg, configure the libraries to make sure
ddraw.dll loads native before built in, then download the ddraw wrapper
here http://bitpatch.com/ddwrapper....
then configure it have ForceDirectDrawEmulation and NoVideoMemory set
to 1, performance and cursor flickering issues disappear. Now it works
just like what it used to be back in 2000s :)
I know this is somewhat a workaround but these issues exists on Windows as well (Later versions, like playing on modern Windows machine).
The only difference it seems from Windows when it comes to this step is
that NoVideoMemory is necessary otherwise you still get FPS and
flickering issues.

My unit is a macbook air 2015 model by the way.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentmacOS Mojave 10.14Jun 15 20205.0.1Yes Yes NoPlatinumRichard Orilla 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 09 20161.9.15-stagingYes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 17.3 "Rosa"Jun 18 20161.9.12Yes No GarbageSissikana 
ShowUbuntu 15.04 "Vivid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 02 20151.7.51Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowFedora 20 x86_64Feb 21 20141.7.9Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
33211 C&C: Red Alert 2 still runs very slowly and mouse cursor flickers UNCONFIRMED View
47036 C&C Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge missing graphical elements NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

Performance issues
The game is much slower than it should be, but it may still run at a good speed depending on your computer.

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