Privateer 2: The Darkening

Application Details:

Version: Win95 CD
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 8.11

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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

Everything: Joystick, Mouse, Keyboard, Sound, Music

What does not


What was not tested

The game without patches applied. In Windows the game must be patched to be playable on modern hardware.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Applied the Slowdown fix for Windows.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 12.x "Bookworm" x86_64Jul 02 20238.11Yes Yes NoPlatinumJames Carthew 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Aug 11 20070.9.43.Yes No NoGarbageJames Carthew 

Known Bugs

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vanilla win95 version includes dos executable
by theAntiBob on Sunday October 20th 2019, 16:18
dos version can also be upgraded to windows version.
highly recommended is the privateer2 enhancement patch available at
dos game
by Sebastiaan Laget on Tuesday August 28th 2007, 7:32
there is both a dos and windows version of the game...
i have the Dos version and it runs perfect in dosbox