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Dungeon Siege II

Application Details:

Version: 2.x
License: Retail
URL: http://www.gaspowered.com/ds2/...
Votes: 4
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.4-rc6

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Test Results

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What works

  • Install (use WINEARCH=win32 if you plan to install Broken World expansion)
  • Patching (to v2.2)
  • Settings
  • CD check
  • Sound
  • Game

What does not

  • Multiplayer (after installing directplay, was able to create/host a session, but upon connecting just got a black screen with mouse.  I didn't look into it further as it isn't a feature I will use.  No sessions available for me to connect to except my own.)

Workarounds

What was not tested

  • Extended game play

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
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Additional Comments

Install 1.3.36: Was excruciatingly slow, and the installer took about 10 minutes to even pop up. This may/may not be related to something else I was doing. Anyway, I killed the install, set a virtual desktop, and restarted. Still sluggish, but much better. Other issues during install was that I had to manually mount/unmount the cd's. Automounting would flake out. Install 1.4-rc6: Reinstalled to a 32-bit wineprefix due to Broken World installer not working in 64-bit environment. I still mounted the cd's manually/virtual desktop/everything went much smoother then I remembered the first time I installed. winetricks: * mfc42 (required for the installer) * directplay (required for multiplayer)

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentopenSUSE 12.1 x86_64Mar 02 20121.4-rc6Yes Yes SilverFeldspar 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 19 20111.3.22Yes Yes GoldPeter Norell 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 30 20111.3.20Yes Yes GarbageAlex Monk 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 09 20101.1.40Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowMandriva CookerSep 29 20091.1.30Yes Yes PlatinumGrzegorz Łuszczek 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
657 Many games and applications need 'mfc42.dll' ('winetricks -q mfc42' is a workaround) NEW View
4066 Online Play Doesn't Work (DirectPlay) NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

1. Download the native mfc42.dll and place it in ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/


2. Install it using the command

wine Setup.exe

(Make sure that you properly described your cd-rom letter in the winecfg---> drives button) 

2b. If you have for e.g. 4CD version and have problems with installation process (installer don't recognizes second cd in the drive) try to copy all 4 CD into one folder and then install. It installs but there can be some errors with game's working.

Another way is to make CD images and then push the install button.

 

3. Open up your terminal and use the command and type in Dunegon Siege 2 game folder

wine DungeonSiege2.exe

and you are ready to play.

WARNING2

When the intro video's(Microsoft games, dungeon siege 2 etc.) don't work fluently, try to return to the desktop and shut down some no needed process's.

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