This game port has a Crossover Alternative! You can try CrossOver and use it instead if you prefer. Linux users can use this to play as well. Get 30% off with the promode "portingover".
If you already have CrossOver installed, you can install it right now:
If you already Porting Kit installed, press the button below to start the installation:
The gamersgate.com and GOG.com version is tested and DRM free. So this version is advised to use (not the Steam version). When you don’t own the Windows game yet, then use the links here to go to the GOG.com game page where you can purchase this Windows game. Then download the Anno 1503 setup file(s) from your GOG.com game library into your download folder using the “Offline backup game installer” (Not the GOG Galaxy setup!) Then Click „Install” to create the game Wrapper. For questions and help check the FAQ/Help tab in the Portingkit.
1503 A.D. - Return to the dawn of a New World in an epic saga of adventure and discovery. As a young lad, you have heard tales of opportunity and unimaginable power and fortune in this New World. Now grown up, you are ready to embark on and venture into these unfamiliar lands of the Renaissance world in 1503 A.D. - The New World, an exciting new PC title that blends the excitement of real-time strategy with the depth of empire building.
Works very nice as far as I tested.
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