This is the newly released retail Overlord.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License: Retail
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.6.1

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Test Results

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What works

Installation is flawless.

Loading Screens work.

Movie scenes are perfect.

No audio issues whatsoever.

Making profiles.

Actual gameplay ( swinging axe, moving, missions, AI, controlling minions, all works).

What does not

Multiplayer Co-op survival (network error. Unable to perform search).

Multiplayer Versus (network error. Unable to find session).



What was not tested

Installing updates and then trying to run the game again.
Playing the game with a gamepad/controller.
Running Overlord on lower graphics.
Not tested on an LCD monitor (only tested on CRT monitor Samsung).
Not tested on Laptop, only on Desktop computer.
Multiplayer LAN.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

I would have given the game Platinum if it wasn't for Multiplayer not working over the Internet. This game was run on a computer with the following specs: Processor: Pentium 4 2.8GHz RAM: 1.5 GB DDR1 Graphics: Nvidia 9400GT (with binary driver 185.18.36) OS: Ubuntu 9.04 32bit Game was run at full graphics. Admin note: rating changed to conform to the rating definitions.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 07 20141.6.1Yes No Garbagexavier 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 04 20141.6.1No Not installable Garbagexavier 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Oct 02 20101.3.3Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 11 20091.1.30Yes Yes SilverSabun 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 23 20091.1.29N/A Yes Goldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
13406 Overlord: crash on unimplemented function d3dx9_36.dll.D3DXCompileShaderFromFileA CLOSED FIXED View
13465 Overlord: adding native d3dx9_36.dll results in a crash CLOSED FIXED View
16133 Overlord crashes after the first loading screen CLOSED ABANDONED View
18809 Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 no longer installs CLOSED FIXED View
19136 overlord installer does not work CLOSED DUPLICATE View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO [Unconfirmed]

Thanks to IConrad:

"The only steps I took were to extract the game files from the CD to a folder on my desktop and execute from there -- I also replaced the executable with a noCD crack.  Aside from that, it's just plug'n'play."


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