[Wine] heroes of might and magic 5

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 04:05:32 CDT 2008

2008/6/27 ckx3009 <wineforum-user at winehq.org>:
> i tried to use this game since wine 0.9.58 and have never been able to use it:
> i'm on gentoo, so wine is compiled on my pc from source.
> i tried to start it with wine 0.9.57 and with wine 1.0 in the same day:
> this is the output with wine 0.9.57
> pastebin.com/f1ab2a8ff
> and this is the output with wine 1.0
> pastebin.com/f29561353
> when i try to start the game using $wine H5_Game.exe , the screen becomes black (like when the game is starting) but quickly it returns to desktop leaving those lines on my console.
> i followed the howto in the appdb (only take d3dx9_25.dll and place it in system32 dir) but nothing.
> is there any way to fix it?

According to the appsdb, the app ran rather well just a few versions
ago in the *buntus:

Are you aware that Heroes of Might and Magic V has a MacOS port? So
there is a real technical possibility that Nivel / Ubisoft could
release a Linux port. Let them know that there is demand for their
games on Linux. Here are their contact pages:
Nival Interactive: http://www.nival.com/contacts/
Ubisoft: http://www.ubi.com/US/Info/Info.aspx?tagname=ContactUs

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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