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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War: Dark Crusade - Released 2006 - The second expansion pack for DoW - Demo

Application Details:

Version: Dark Crusade: Demo
License: Demo
URL: http://www.dawnofwargame.com/
Votes: 0
Rating: Gold
Wine Version: 1.3.8

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

Just about everything.

What does not

Uninstaller claims to complete, but doesn't actually do anything.

What was not tested

-

Additional Comments

There's not much to test, it's just a demo.
selected in Test Results table below
DistributionTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 27 20101.3.8 Yes Yes GoldKen Sharp 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 07 20091.1.18 Yes No GarbageKen Sharp 
ShowGentoo LinuxOct 29 20070.9.48. Yes Yes SilverAlexander Nicolaysen Sørnes 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 17 20070.9.47. Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 15 20070.9.35. Yes Yes PlatinumGerry Cherry 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
3548 .lnk file is created on the desktop together with the program icon... NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

directX 9

After you installed the game you may get a performance boost if you use the latest version of DirectX 9.

The easiest way to do so, is using winetricks:

winetricks directx9

Read more about winetricks, here:

http://wiki.winehq.org/winetricks

HOWTO

Assuming everything is installed to default directories, following install run the following command:

mkdir ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/THQ/Dawn\ of\ War\ -\ Dark\ Crusade\ Demo/Profiles ; mkdir ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/THQ/Dawn\ of\ War\ -\ Dark\ Crusade\ Demo/GraphicsOptions/Data ; mkdir ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/THQ/Dawn\ of\ War\ -\ Dark\ Crusade\ Demo/Engine/Data ; cd /home/test/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/THQ/Dawn\ of\ War\ -\ Dark\ Crusade\ Demo/ ; wine DarkCrusade.exe

This is fixed in Wine 1.3.8.

Corrupted textures?

If you have problems with completely corrupted textures the problem might be that your systems lacks a library that is used for texture compression in Dawn of War.

Under Debian based system install the package "libtxc-dxtn-s2tc0" and try again.

Tweaking Graphics
Dawn of War's settings are quite careful chosen which means that you could improve the graphics a lot. Here is a guide on tweaking DoW's graphics which sums it up.

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