Jade Empire: Special Edition

This is a Retail version for PC

Application Details:

Version: DVD Retail release
License: Retail
Votes: 5
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.7

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Test Results

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What works

Installation, configuration utility, starting the game, startup videos, menus, including setting changes, starting and playing the game a few minutes.

What does not

The mouse escapes the window without additional tweaking. When switching to focus mode the screen turns black.


What was not tested

Longer gameplay, videos later in the game, the mini-game.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

Earlier problems with not displayed characters (among other issues like dialogue) are solved in this version of Wine. For the game to start, it was necessary to use a native d3dx9_36.dll which I got via winetricks. Furthermore the copy protection doesn't work and has got to be circumvented. The mouse problem, which exists in numerous applications, can be mitigated by using a modified (

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch Linux x86_64May 04 20183.7Yes Yes NoGarbagedencrypt 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy" x86_64Jun 17 20131.6-rc2Yes Yes SilverChris W 
ShowLinux Mint 11 "Katya" x86_64Nov 13 20111.3.32Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 11 "Katya" x86_64Nov 13 20111.3.32Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 14 20101.2-rc3Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
6971 Mouse "escapes" window or is confined to an area in the full screen program CLOSED FIXED View
7065 Get SecuROM copy-protection working CLOSED FIXED View
9964 Jade Empire hangs while playing movies CLOSED ABANDONED View
9966 Jade Empire ingame fonts are no longer visible CLOSED ABANDONED View
12066 Jade Empire character models are invisible CLOSED FIXED View
31659 Cutscenes (videos) in Jade Empire are black and white (grayscale) CLOSED FIXED View
45482 jade empire default cpu affinity is only with cpu1 and performance are dropped UNCONFIRMED View

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