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Rise of Nations

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Small demo of the game

Application Details:

Version: 1.0 Demo
License: Demo
URL: http://www.microsoft.com/games...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.29

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What works

With wine 0.9.45 almost everything works. Maybe a few fuzzy fonts (not bad at all), played a solo game with 1 computer with no problems, but played a solo game with 7 computers and went flawless for about 10 minutes before crashing. The graphics were pretty much identical to playing in XP, though I had to setup the linux Nvidia binary driver.

What does not

Besides a crash, I found no functionality that didn't work.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Did not try the learn as you go option, nor did I change many basic setup options (simply varied number of computer opponents). I

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Had one hard crash when playing with 7 computers.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 13 20091.1.29Yes Yes Goldmizipzor 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 25 20091.1.22Yes No GarbageKen Sharp 
ShowFedora 7Dec 27 20070.9.49.Yes Yes SilverHamish Paul Wilson 
CurrentUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 16 20070.9.45.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 21 20070.9.41.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
9027 No sound for rise of nations - all versions NEW View
17614 Rise of Nations: Both mouse keys required for single left-click NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

Cursor Bug

To get around the cursor/pointer bug, you will need to edit the "/home/test/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Microsoft Games/Rise of Nations Trial" file and set ForceGDICursor=1.

Cursor Bug

There is a cursor bug that can:

  • Cause the mouse buttons to not do what you expect; or
  • Cause a transparency problem with the cursor; or
  • All of the above

To work around this, edit the rise2.ini file (~/.wine/drive_c/users/{user}/Application Data/Microsoft Games/Thrones and Patriots Trial/rise2.ini) and set "ForceGDICursor=1".

Please report if you had to do this when submitting reports.

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