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Old 12-30-2003, 12:51 AM   #1
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Question Warcraft III /wine win95 issue


I type wine /mnt/dvdrom/install.exe and get the setup screen, everything looks fine - but there it is a BIG yellow text that says;

WINDOWS 95 DETECTED
Windows 95 is NOT SUPPORTED for Warcraft III

and a few seconds later the setup crashes and this message:

err:wave:wodUpdatePlayedTotal ioctl(/dev/dsp, SNDCTL_DSP_GETOSPACE) failed (Broken pipe)

is repeted in the konsole untill i press "ctrl+c"

well how can I make Warcraft III not give me that windoze 95 thing?
 
Old 12-30-2003, 04:41 AM   #2
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In your wineconfig file, is it set to emulate Win95? If so, change it to Win98 or higher.
 
Old 12-30-2003, 09:56 AM   #3
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you could try winex... that would probably give better results overall.
 
Old 12-30-2003, 12:48 PM   #4
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I changed the config file to emulate "win98" and the installation whent perfekt, but.. when i type "wine war3.exe" the screen goes black - like if loading for intro or something but nothing happends....
 
Old 12-30-2003, 12:52 PM   #5
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go here. Frank's Corner deals with running a number of programs and games under Wine.
 
Old 12-30-2003, 03:38 PM   #6
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try renaming the movies directory
 
Old 12-30-2003, 03:41 PM   #7
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MondayPickle - all is covered in the link I provided above. Frank's Corner os a great resource for Wine.
 
Old 12-30-2003, 09:51 PM   #8
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thanx I hope I will be able to try it out soon, the .exe files are undownloadable at the moment...
 
Old 01-02-2004, 10:22 PM   #9
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On TransGamings site, they specify that to get WC3 to run correctly you have to use the modifier -opengl otherwise I think there are problems (also win2k and winxp both work for me). I've never run it on Wine, but if you feel like spending some cash, WineX will do the job perfectly.
 
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i dont run WC3 with the -opengl option, and it runs fine. when i do run it with the -opengl option, it is MUCH faster (around 60 fps) but textures are missing and parts of characters dont display.
 
Old 01-03-2004, 04:20 PM   #11
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Whoops, my bad, the -opengl thing was if your cursor got frozen as the little radar, which happened on my computer. Nevermind. ^_^
 
Old 01-03-2004, 05:33 PM   #12
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Warcraft 3 works very well with the regular Wine. It is much simpler than it seems. Installing the game really isn't an issue. It is running the game that is a problem, unless running wine in nt40 mode or the like (win2k works also). It seems only nt modes are friendly enough with the copy protection scheme used by warcraft:

http://www.winehq.com/hypermail/wine...3/07/0268.html

My setup is the following.

RedHat 9.0
Kernel 2.4.23
Wine20031212 RPM
nVidia drivers 1.0-4496

I am running the game in OpenGL mode. It is much faster than D3D. I have noticed only a very few minor glitches. They will not affect your gaming experience at all.

I have sound problems once in a while. When it happens, I turn sound off with ctrl+s. When game ends, I quit Warcraft and restart it.

I didn't need to touch my movies directory.

Remember you can edit your ~/.wine/config file to force particular windows versions to be used for different programs. For example:

[AppDefaults\\war3.exe\\Version]
"Windows" = "win2k"

[AppDefaults\\homeworld.exe\\Version]
"Windows" = "win95"
 
Old 01-04-2004, 12:01 AM   #13
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you got it working? i did to, with wine20031212 and a nocd-crack, but i cant get the movies working. a big black spot appears on my screen that supposedly is where the movie would display, but nothing happens, and i have to kill wine manually. im running mdk9.1, radeon 9000 with 3.2.8 drivers, and i installed wine20031212 by rpm. i am running wc3 in -opengl mode.
 
Old 01-04-2004, 02:51 PM   #14
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Ah I need to be honest on one point : I haven't played single player. In fact I can't start a single player campaign. There is nothing I can do besides selecting a difficulty level. So I haven't seen any movie playing. I'm too lazy to reinstall to see if it fixes that.

Multiplayer works perfectly. This is all I'm interested in at the moment.

Custom single player games vs computer work too.

I played on bnet without a nocd loader. Now I have a nocd and can still play on battle net.

For the movies, I remember reading something about people making movies work with Neverwinter Nights before the Linux client came out. I think both NWN and WC3 use Bink for movies. Maybe you should try a research on NWN+Linxux+Movies. Maybe there is a way to make movies work in WC3.
 
Old 01-04-2004, 04:39 PM   #15
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the movies of WC3 are in .mpq format, and i dont know if theyre similar to .bik or not. the only thing ive seen playing a .mpq is whinedows media player 9 (btw, there is a linux native port of a Bink player, so ill try that).
 
  


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