Package Details: gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition 4.0.28740-5

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Package Base: gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition
Description: Heroes of Might & Magic III and its expansions: Armageddon's Blade and The Shadow of Death (with optional HD patch)
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Keywords: gog homm3
Licenses: custom
Groups: games
Submitter: bwrsandman
Maintainer: bwrsandman
Last Packager: bwrsandman
Votes: 5
Popularity: 0.000002
First Submitted: 2015-08-17 21:42
Last Updated: 2021-02-16 07:01

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bwrsandman commented on 2019-03-02 17:50

Make sure to set 'user_allow_other' in /etc/fuse.conf

# echo user_allow_other >> /etc/fuse.conf"

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ooo commented on 2021-01-16 00:23

In order to get the HD patch installed (, thanks @rashkov from the link), I had to change

msg "Installing HD patch"
wine "${srcdir}/${_gamehdpatchname}" /verysilent


msg "Installing HD patch"
wine "${srcdir}/${_gamehdpatchname}" /Dir="${srcdir}/${pkgname#gog-}" /verysilent

bwrsandman commented on 2020-09-28 23:51

@budRich icoutils is in the makedepends, is there a reason for it to be a full dependency? is wrestool used after installation?

edit: I see now, it was being overwritten on another line.

budRich commented on 2020-09-25 08:54

Missing dependency: wrestool, available in icoutils package.

rashkov commented on 2020-04-08 16:15

Make sure that you're using a recently built lgogdownloader-git. Regular lgogdownloader (the non-git package) is out of date and won't work anymore.

There's also a new URL for the HD patch:

dfroger commented on 2020-03-07 18:56

The game starts, but I have no mouse nor keyboard, seems it is not "focused". Tried on i3 and lxde, I tried to press "Alt+Tab". Any idea? Thanks

Edit: It now works but... no idea why! Edit2: Maybe I just waited the cinematic ends.

Eiffel commented on 2019-12-29 22:23

I had an issue with wrestool missing. I had to install icoutils for the build to complete.

Afterwards, I also had to install lib32-mpg123 and lib32-libpulse to have everything working.

lib32-mpg123 was necessary to have the mouse working properly lib32-libpulse was necessary to get the sound working.

Now, the game seems to be freezing my comp after some time, time to see what happens

luntik2012 commented on 2019-04-18 15:36

==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Downloading setup_homm3_complete_4.0.25024.exe...
Downloading: setup_homm3_complete_4.0.25024.exe.part
100% ▕██████████████████████████▏ 0.78/0.78MB @ 803.24kB/s ETA: 0s
  -> Downloading setup_homm3_complete_4.0.25024-1.bin...
Downloading: setup_homm3_complete_4.0.25024-1.bin.part
100% ▕██████████████████████████▏ 958.48/958.48MB @ 2.22MB/s ETA: 0s
  -> Found gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition.desktop
  -> Found gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition-campaign-editor.desktop
  -> Found gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition-map-editor.desktop
  -> Found gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition
  -> Found gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition-campaign-editor
  -> Found gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition-map-editor
  -> Found gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition.install
==> Validating source files with sha256sums...
    setup_homm3_complete_4.0.25024.exe ... FAILED
    setup_homm3_complete_4.0.25024-1.bin ... FAILED
    gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition.desktop ... Passed
    gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition-campaign-editor.desktop ... Passed
    gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition-map-editor.desktop ... Passed
    gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition ... Passed
    gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition-campaign-editor ... Passed
    gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition-map-editor ... Passed
    gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition.install ... Passed
==> ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check!
==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition.
==> Restart building gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition ? [y/N]

bwrsandman commented on 2019-03-02 17:50

Make sure to set 'user_allow_other' in /etc/fuse.conf

# echo user_allow_other >> /etc/fuse.conf"

bwrsandman commented on 2019-03-02 17:42

@Martian I like the solution you proposed so I cherry-picked some of your changes.

Martian commented on 2019-02-23 23:17

@czert You most probably got this messages because you didn't add your username in "games" group and restarted your PC

I don't suggest anybody to run the game with sudo

P.S. I just got hit by the same issue and I was in a playful mood so I modified the version of bwrsandman with one using unionfs-fuse to make a 'rw' data branch of the game data in $HOME/.local/share/gog-heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-complete-edition. This should not require the user to be in "games" group or to reboot. Also I updated the version to 4.0.25024 as this was the only available in my GOG account for some reason. Source location: