Emperor of the Fading Suns

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Application Details:

Version: 1.4
License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.9.20

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What works

Gameplay, Single and PBEM.

What does not

Yet to find anything unworking.


What was not tested

A full game until the end, however several turns were completed without issue.

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Additional Comments

I installed the program and then overrode ddraw.dll and spgraph.dll using the window mode patch as directed in this thread: (Direct link: ) Then set wine to emulate a desktop for the program and it runs in full color without issue.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowFedora 24 x86_64Oct 27 20161.9.20Yes Yes GoldFrederik Hertzum 
ShowFedora 21 x86_64Apr 24 20151.7.41Yes Yes GoldFrederik Hertzum 
ShowFedora 21 x86_64Apr 24 20151.7.41Yes Yes GarbageFrederik Hertzum 
CurrentUbuntu 12.10 "Quantal" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 26 20131.4.1Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowFedora 16 x86Nov 20 20111.3.29Yes Yes GarbageFrederik Hertzum 

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO - Fully Setup

Run the _issetup.exe file to install.

After running through that edit the registry as follows:

"Find the registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/HDI/Emperor of the Fading Suns/1.0

and create a new String value called CDROM with data value "" where is the drive you installed it from (or want it to play music from).
E.g: "E:\" "

More direct instructions:
Go to that registry location, on the right hand window right click and under the 'new' option pick "String Value" and then type in:


Once thats done double click on the CDROM value you just made and enter the letter of your CD drive in quotes, so if it's drive D enter:




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