Knights & Merchants

The Shattered Kingdom

Application Details:

Version: 1.x
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.4

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What works


The game works perfecly. You just have to put cd in the first drive and be sure to mark it as cd-rom in winecfg.

What does not

There are some problems with DirectPlay. 

The only problem is with multiplayer. Here is an instruction on how to make DirectPlay work:

You will also need to install IPX. If for some reason you want/have to play using TCP/IP DirectPlay connection you will encounter one small problem. When on clients side popups a window for entering ip the mouse hangs and you are no longer able to continue.

So you have two options:
1) Set Linux box as server.
2) You may use this program which patches dpwsockx.dll to connect to specific ip without showing the popup.


What was not tested


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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 27 20121.5.4N/A Yes PlatinumLara Maia 
ShowSlackware64 13.37Apr 12 20121.4N/A Yes PlatinumLara Maia 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 16 20111.2.3Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.10 "Maverick" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 19 20111.3.17Yes Yes Silverkenjiru 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 22 20111.2.2Yes Yes GoldLara Maia 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
4066 Online Play Doesn't Work (DirectPlay) NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

Native Linux version
There is a native Linux version of this game, go here for a demo version and more info.
NOCD Patch
­1) Download .exe patch here: Knights And Merchants Linux Patch.exe
Rename to .exe and put in the game folder

2) Install dosbox to run patch

$ sudo apt-get install dosbox
3) Insert on dosbox config file (~/.dosbox/dosbox-x.xx.conf) this lines:

mount c (path to your game folder)­

4) Save and run dosbox on terminal

5) Enter commands in this order

y, enter, y, y, y

6) Close dosbox and play normally


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