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Combines the original game and the Desperate Measures expansion pack.

Application Details:

Version: Gold
License: Free to use and share
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.7

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Installing game from (loop-mounted) CD iso image
Launching game fullscreen mode (correctly uses a 4:3 mode on my primary display)
In-game cinematics
In-game sound
Customised mouse cursor
Solo Campaigns
Map Editor

What does not

Internet Multiplayer does some checks (which pass) and launches a 404 webpage
Some of dialog text in the installation dialog and message boxes is garbled


What was not tested

LAN Multiplayer

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

32-bit WIneprefix Windows 98 No overrides used System Software ================================================================= wine-2.0-rc3 [ebuild R *] app-emulation/wine-2.0_rc3-r1::bobwya USE="X alsa cups fontconfig gecko gphoto2 gsm gstreamer jpeg lcms mono mp3 ncurses nls openal opencl opengl osmesa png pulseaudio realtime run-exes scanner ssl threads truetype udev udisks xcomposite xinerama xml -capi -custom-cflags -dos -ldap -netapi -odbc -oss -pcap -perl -pipelight -prelink -s3tc -samba (-selinux) -staging {-test} -themes -v4l -vaapi" ABI_X86="32 64 (-x32)" LINGUAS="en en_US -ar -bg -ca -cs -da -de -el -eo -es -fa -fi -fr -he -hi -hr -hu -it -ja -ko -lt -ml -nb_NO -nl -or -pa -pl -pt_BR -pt_PT -rm -ro -ru -sk -sl -sr_RS@cyrillic -sr_RS@latin -sv -te -th -tr -uk -wa -zh_CN -zh_TW" 0 KiB [ebuild R ~] dev-qt/qtcore-5.7.1:5/5.7::gentoo USE="icu systemd -debug {-test}" 43,939 KiB [ebuild R ~] kde-frameworks/plasma-5.29.0:5/5.29::gentoo USE="X debug -egl -gles2 {-test} -wayland" 4,525 KiB [ebuild R ~] kde-plasma/plasma-desktop-5.8.5:5::gentoo USE="debug fontconfig gtk2 handbook legacy-systray pulseaudio semantic-desktop -gtk3 -ibus (-packagekit) -qt4 -scim {-test}" INPUT_DEVICES="evdev synaptics" 6,261 KiB [ebuild R #] media-libs/mesa-13.0.2-r1::bobwya USE="classic egl gbm nettle nptl osmesa wayland xvmc -bindist -d3d9 -debug -dri3 -gallium -gcrypt -gles1 -gles2 -libressl -llvm -opencl -openmax -openssl -pax_kernel -pic (-selinux) -vaapi -valgrind -vdpau -vulkan -xa" ABI_X86="32 (64) (-x32)" VIDEO_CARDS="(-freedreno) -i915 -i965 -ilo -intel -nouveau -r100 -r200 -r300 -r600 -radeon -radeonsi (-vc4) -vmware" 8,945 KiB [ebuild R #] x11-base/xorg-server-1.19.0-r1:0/1.19.0::bobwya USE="ipv6 kdrive suid systemd udev xephyr xorg -dmx -doc -fop -glamor -libressl -minimal (-selinux) -static-libs -tslib -unwind -wayland -xnest -xvfb" 5,910 KiB [ebuild R #] x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-375.26-r1:0/375::bobwya USE="X acpi driver kms multilib tools uvm -compat -gtk3 -pax_kernel -static-libs -wayland" 75,670 KiB System Hardware Device Class Description ================================================================= system G751JT (ASUS-NotebookSKU) /0 bus G751JT /0/0 memory 64KiB BIOS /0/8 processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710HQ /0/8/9 memory 1MiB L2 cache /0/8/a memory 256KiB L1 cache /0/8/b memory 6MiB L3 cache /0/c memory 32GiB System Memory /0/c/0 memory 8GiB SODIMM DDR3 Synchronous 1600 MHz (0.6 ns) /0/c/1 memory 8GiB SODIMM DDR3 Synchronous 1600 MHz (0.6 ns) /0/c/2 memory 8GiB SODIMM DDR3 Synchronous 1600 MHz (0.6 ns) /0/c/3 memory 8GiB SODIMM DDR3 Synchronous 1600 MHz (0.6 ns) /0/100 bridge Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller /0/100/1 bridge Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor PCI Express x16 Controller /0/100/1/0 display GM204M [GeForce GTX 970M] /0/100/1/0.1 multimedia GM204 High Definition Audio Controller /0/100/14 bus 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI /0/100/14/0 usb2 bus xHCI Host Controller /0/100/14/0/2 bus USB3.0 Hub /0/100/14/0/2/4 bus USB3.0 Hub /0/100/14/1 usb1 bus xHCI Host Controller /0/100/14/1/2 bus USB2.0 Hub /0/100/14/1/2/4 bus USB2.0 Hub /0/100/14/1/3 bus USB 2.0 Hub /0/100/14/1/3/2 bus USB2.0 Hub /0/100/14/1/3/2/1 input USB Receiver /0/100/14/1/3/2/3 input Corsair K65 Gaming Keyboard /0/100/14/1/4 multimedia Corsair Gaming H2100 Headset /0/100/14/1/5 communication Bluetooth wireless interface /0/100/14/1/7 multimedia USB2.0 HD UVC WebCam /0/100/14/1/a input ASUS ROG Macrokey /0/100/16 communication 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1 /0/100/1b multimedia 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller /0/100/1c bridge 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #1 /0/100/1c.2 bridge 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #3 /0/100/1c.2/0 wls1 network Wireless 7260 /0/100/1c.3 bridge 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #4 /0/100/1c.3/0 p3p1 network RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller /0/100/1f bridge HM87 Express LPC Controller /0/100/1f.3 bus 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 02 20216.7N/A Yes YesGoldMarek samec 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Nov 23 20194.20Yes Yes YesGoldKarl Smith 
CurrentGentoo Linux x86_64Jan 05 20172.0-rc3-stagingYes Yes NoGoldRob 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64May 11 20131.5.29Yes Yes NoSilverHAARP 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 29 20121.4Yes No NoGarbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
13637 MechCommander Gold: Two keypresses simultaneously are not recognized NEW View
15110 MechCommander crashes in virtual desktop mode when mouse leaves virtual desktop NEW View

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HowTo / Notes


Versions prior to 0.9.37 may have a problem with keyboard focus

The game may crash in virtual desktop mode, especially if you move the cursor out of the window

On the other hand, virtual desktop mode might be necessary to get the game to start

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