Quest for Glory V: Dragon Fire

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Application Details:

Version: 1.0
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.6.2

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Test Results

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What works

The game seems to work, I have sound and video.

What does not

My processor overheats within about a minute


What was not tested

I did not play the game all the way through.

Hardware tested


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  • Driver:

Additional Comments

Maybe I can't figure out how to get Windows 98 to play well with my graphics card?

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentLinux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" x86-64Jul 04 20151.6.2Yes Yes BronzeDavid 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 25 20111.3.31Yes Yes PlatinumFrans Kool 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 25 20081.1.1Yes Yes PlatinumFrans Kool 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 07 20080.9.58.Yes Yes GoldFrans Kool 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 01 20080.9.54.Yes Yes GoldFrans Kool 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

How to Install?

Take care, since this is a two-cd installation, you need to start the installation not from within the /media/cdrom folder, but rather from /media/ with the command 'wine cdrom/AUTORUN.EXE'.

If you don't, you won't be able to unmount the CD in order to insert the second one.


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black screen and hang after first intro movie? Use these settings
by Claudio on Wednesday December 17th 2014, 12:57
I got a black screen and a hang when trying to reinstall this old game.

I used regedit and changed some Direct3D settings, and got forward.
These are the settings I changed (I also advertised only 1024 MB of VideoMemory as you see as the last key).

Be aware that these settings are NOT ok for most recent games. Use them for this game only.

Use regedit and set the following Direct3D key strings:


DirectDrawRenderer gdi
Multisampling disabled
OffscreenRenderingMode pbuffer
RenderTargetLockMode disabled
StrictDrawOrdering enabled
UseGLSL disabled
VideoMemorySize 1024
Running better than XP?
by Brian Tubb on Thursday August 28th 2008, 0:40
My brother recommended that I try this game so I gave it a whirl a few years back. Sadly, It would crash under XP when you try to fight a certain enemy.

I cannot remember the enemies name, but it is a flying beast and could best be described as a Wyvern. Has anyone seen if this game under Wine can get past that point? If so, it is successfully run better under Wine than Windows XP.
RE: Running better than XP?
by Wouter Cox on Monday January 17th 2011, 5:48
That's a dragon and you encounter it near the very end. I will check when I find time!

In Windows XP, the game would crash in the hall with all of the vaults. But in Wine, it did not crash.
Error: "QFG5.CFG!"
by Chris W on Tuesday July 15th 2008, 3:56
I receive the error above when I try to start QFG5 in WINE. Has anybody seen this?