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How to get StarCraft (1998 version) working on Slackware64

Posted Today at 02:03 AM by rkelsen

This requires a working installation of Wine. See previous blog entry for how to get that.

Step 1. Mount the StarCraft CDROM
Step 2. $ wine /mnt/cdrom/setup.exe
Step 3. Exit installer. Do not click on Play Starcraft at this point - you'll be disappointed with the results.
Step 4. Copy /mnt/cdrom/install.exe to /home/user/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Starcraft/StarCraft.mpq
Step 5. Umount & eject the CDROM
Step 6. Obtain the v1.16.1 (last official)...
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Using Wine for old Windows games on a straight 64 bit machine

Posted Yesterday at 10:14 PM by rkelsen
Updated Yesterday at 10:18 PM by rkelsen

The only reason I use Wine is gaming. Everything else has long since been surpassed by better quality software which runs natively under Linux.

I don't like the fuss of having to download & install multi-lib packages for this. It adds a ton of libraries and packages, and is quite an involved process. Thankfully, under Slackware, we can use the packages and scripts created by Alien Bob... but the process is still somewhat drawn out and complicated. I'm a simple guy. I shun...
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How I do stuff in Slackware64

Posted 08-30-2016 at 06:20 AM by rkelsen
Updated Yesterday at 09:37 PM by rkelsen

Saw someone else do this, and thought it was a good idea.

I'm going to start "blogging," my success stories in Slackware64 mainly so that I can remember how I get various things working. I need somewhere to keep notes for various things, and this seems to be as good a place as any.

If someone else finds any of this useful... Well and great. But please no comments like, "that's no how ya make porrudge." It's how I did it. If I post it here,...
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