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Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring

Retail version.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License: Retail
URL: http://ftp.sierra.com/blg/waro...
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.17-staging

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What works

Install.

 

What does not

Install may only be started using win32 paths (see bug 7706).

Install from Setup.exe or Autoplay.exe segfaults.

Game refuses to start unless you pass it the win32 path (see bug 7663).

libGL will most likely segfault on startup due to lack of thread synchronization.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Intensive gameplay.

 

Hardware tested

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
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ShowLinux Mint 18.2 "Sonya" x86_64Oct 02 20172.17-stagingYes Yes NoPlatinumCory Johnson 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 22 20111.3.21Yes Yes GoldUnifying Theory 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 22 20111.3.21Yes Yes BronzeUnifying Theory 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 11 20091.1.29N/A Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 15 20091.1.23Yes Yes BronzeUnifying Theory 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

Do not start the installer using Un*x paths (e.g. wine /media/cdrom0/Setup.exe). These won't work because of bug 7663.

Do not use Setup.exe, since it may produce segfault due to bug 7785. Neither use Autoplay.exe, since it just relies on Setup.exe.

For now, the only right way to start the installer is:

wine 'd:\_dxinst.exe' ' -wd d:'

Again, when starting the game make sure the path is in win32 form.  Additionally, if you have a multi-core CPU, use schedtool to work around thread unsafety issues.   The complete command would be:

schedtool -a 0x1 -e wine 'c:\Program Files\Liquid Entertainment\War of the Ring(tm)\Rings.exe'

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