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Game Info

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Game version 1.36
Installer Works, no problems
Game Works, no problems
Patch Works, no problems
Download patch Mirrorlist (DLH.net)
Demo works Yes
Download demo Google (google.com)
Filesearch (filesearching.com)
UGO
Requires no-cd patch No
Multiplayer works unknown
Works with Cedega version(s) 5.2 (best), 5.1
Tested with Cedega 5.2, 5.1, 5.0, 4.3, 4.1, WINE 0.9.1
Supported by TransGaming No
URLs Age of Wonders -- Official site

Issues with Cedega < 5.2

  • Installs fine, but will not load properly - just gives a textured screen with a doubled mouse pointer.

It is possible to bypass this by making sure this is in the relevant user.reg file:

[Software\\Triumph Studios\\Age of Wonders\\General] 1091775881
"Auto Debug Save"=dword:00000000
"Auto Save"=dword:00000001
"Language"=dword:00000001
"Log Token Events"=dword:00000000
"Root Directory"="C:\\Program Files\\Age Of Wonders\\"
"Skip Intro"=dword:00000001
"Startup Directory"=""
[Software\\Triumph Studios\\Age of Wonders\\Video] 1091775945
"Allow Resolution Switches"=dword:00000000
"Display Height"=dword:000001e0
"Display Mode"=dword:00000000
"Display Width"=dword:00000280

(Or, if the Setup program works, set display mode to windowed.) After doing this, the main menu comes up.

  • Upon starting a game in 5.0.3 or earlier, an infinite number of errors of "Exception during MapViewer.ShowScene" pop up. By holding down Enter, it is possible to do some stuff, but the main map does not finish displaying.
  • In 5.1 or later, everything works.

Description

Welcome to the Age of Wonders, once a time of magic and peace. An age swept into the ravaging gale of chaos by the arrival of a single, uninvited race: the Humans. The fragile balance that existed between the ancient races, Elves, Dwarves, Orcs and others, has changed into a struggle for power and survival in the wake of the turmoil the Humans have brought to the land. Prepare for an adventure where you will uncover wondrous ancient artifacts, awesome magical power, and the secrets of a shattered empire. Ally with the forces of light or darkness to determine the fate of the earth in the AGE OF WONDERS!

Age of Wonders is a turn-based game combining the best elements of strategy, adventure and role-playing. It features 12 unique fantasy races, over 50 different heroes with upgradable abilities, dozens of spells and scores of locations to explore. In this game of conquest, players employ strategic and tactical skills to command troops in capturing vital locations and defeating enemies in a captivating single player campaign or compete with friends in multi-player scenarios.

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