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Heroes of Might & Magic 5 – with Crossover Games

Heroes of Might and Magic 5

Heroes of Might and Magic 5
with Crossover Games



INDEX
1. Introduction
2. Installation
3. Expansion Packs
4. Patches
5. Troubleshooting
6. What does not work


INTRODUCTION

Heroes of Might and Magic 5 + the two expansion packs on Ubuntu 10.10 with Crossover Games 10. It’s relative easy to install, but you may disable screensaver/power manager. If you are away from the game, thte screensaver/poer manager will kick and freeze your computer.


INSTALLATION

Insert the Heroes of Might and Magic 5 DVD into your PC.

Launch Manage Bottles.
(Applications tab —> Crossover Games —> Manage Bottles)

[Add] a new bottle called Heroes 5.

Select Heroes 5 entry. Click [Applications] tab, press the [Install Software] button.
Under [Runtime Support Components] and install this:

  • Microsoft DirectX Runtime – Modern


  • Next, press the [Install Software] button again, but this time,
    Choose Unsupported Applications —> Community Supported Apllications —> Other Applications

    Then press the [Select an Installer] and click on the Heroes 5 DVD.
    Click [Install].


    EXPANSION PACKS

    Insert Hammers of Fate – Install it on Heroes 5 Bottle.
    Insert Tribes of the East – Install it on Heroes 5 Bottle.


    PATCHES

    Download Heroes of Might and Magic 5 patches: Download Here

    Double click the patch and install it in Heroes 5 Bottle.
    Do this until your game is patched up to 1.06.


    TROUBLESHOOTING

    You have to disable compiz to play Heroes of Might and Magic 5.

    Sometimes the game minimize when launching.


    WHAT DOES NOT WORK

    The Map Editor.

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