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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
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.8

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Just about everything.

What does not

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

Workarounds

What was not tested

-

Hardware tested

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  • Additional Comments

    There's not much to test, it's just a demo.

    selected in Test Results table below
    Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
    Workaround?
    RatingSubmitter
    CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 27 20101.3.8Yes Yes GoldKen Sharp 
    ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 07 20091.1.18Yes 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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