Sid Meier's Civilization II

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
Votes: 5
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.3

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What works

Nearly everything works well.

What does not

At the end of the install process, the game crashes. You have to kill it, change your current directory to the game root dir, and then 'wine civ2.exe'.


What was not tested

Everything was tested.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Mar 08 20216.3No, but has workaround Yes YesGoldMontjoie 
ShowUbuntu 12.10 "Quantal" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 01 20131.5.22Yes No NoGarbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 12.10 "Quantal" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 01 20131.4.1N/A Yes NoBronzean anonymous user 
ShowSlackware 12.1Oct 21 20111.3.31Yes No NoGarbagean anonymous user 
ShowSlackware 12.1Oct 02 20111.3.29Yes No NoGarbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
2181 Civilization 2: crashes because of WM_SETFOCUS message CLOSED FIXED View
5349 Wine crashes on attempt to run SimTower with sound CLOSED FIXED View
6495 Civilization 2 crashes on load after game complains about audio driver CLOSED FIXED View
6927 Civilization 2: civ2.exe and civ2map.exe dont start (unhandled exeption) CLOSED DUPLICATE View
11064 Civ2 crashes before game. CLOSED DUPLICATE View
12871 Civilization 2 Test of Time is Unplayable CLOSED FIXED View
20816 Civilization II crashes on startup when sound is enabled in Wine CLOSED FIXED View
21069 16 bit apps crashes on exit CLOSED FIXED View
21087 Civilization 2 crashes during installation CLOSED FIXED View
23253 Civilization II crashes when trying to start a new game CLOSED ABANDONED View
53008 winevdm crash playing Civilization 2 UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

civ 2 updates

I can no longer locate any official patches or the microprose website, but I managed to find patches here


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