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CrossTie links to outdated GOG Galaxy Installer File

During installation, I'm warned that the GOG Galaxy installer file could not be retrieved.

It also doesn't seem to launch using the latest version on GOG website. It seems that later versions of GOG Galaxy are unsupported / beyond XP level. (https://www.gog.com/forum/general/the_upcoming_version_043_of_reactos_will_support_gog_galaxy)

You can find the older version at: https://web.archive.org/web/20160916155459/https://cdn.gog.com//open/galaxy/client/setup_galaxy_1.1.15.13.exe

Also, the installation of Redistrib 2015 fails, which caused me problems with GOG Galaxy not launching. I've just installed this by 1. Installing GOG using "Run Command" on an XP Bottle 2. Installing Redistrib 2015, it will fail 3. Somehow after the failed installation, it works?!

Also, just noting to myself and could be help to others: Look here to avoid error messages during installation of some games https://www.codeweavers.com/compatibility/crossover/forum/legend-of-grimrock-2/?mhl=168048;msg=168048

And to force DirectX 9 on games if possible, to get them to launch.

There are some positive reports on winehq as well, with the latest version this installs GOG Galaxy but doesn't launch.


If you are on linux use minigalaxy instead https://github.com/sharkwouter/minigalaxy . Since it's written in python you can cross compile it to use it with mac os as well. Since Gog games are drm free create a bottle with crossover and run the game exe in there.


If you want to easily install minigalaxy on mac just install the latest version of python for macos https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.9.1/python-3.9.1-macos11.0.pkg . Once python is installed in a terminal type pip3 install minigalaxy (if pip3 throws an error type pip install minigalaxy but first try pip3). Once pip3 has done its work you can access your library (the game must be purchased on the gog website, minigalaxy can't access the gog store as of now, it will in the future). Minigalaxy installs the games and their dependencies automatically. As of now the client can run the games directly using vanilla wine. I wrote the developer about adding crossover and proton support and he said this feature will be added in the near future. For now to run the games with crossover go to the game folder and run its exe with crossover.

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