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Old 04-29-2005, 09:01 AM   #1
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Guild Wars?

Has anyone gotten guild wars running on their linux partition? Also did you use cedega or wine? I am really thinking about buying it but dont want to be sol when I realize I cant get it to run on my fedora core 3.
Old 04-30-2005, 05:46 PM   #2
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Guild Wars works under Cedega 4.3. You need to go to and either download the free version (crippled and your mileage may vary) or pay around $5 minimum for the full download version - this has the added benefit of letting you see the subscriber areas and get help.
Old 06-20-2005, 02:00 AM   #3
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How the heck did you get it to work? Freaking.

The installation menu will pop up, However it'll already say it's installed. At first I thought it was detecting the instalation on my mounted windows partition, so I unmounted it and tried again, only to find the same results

I tried downloading the client from their site (, and it went through the instalation, but when I ran Gw.exe (the main executable) the instalation screen comes up. There is an option to play the game from where it is, but it doesn't work. It then puts crap in the folder above it (in this case, the Program Files folder) and the instalation screen comes back up saying that it was detected in the above mentioned place.

In other words, it just doesn't like me.

A friend suggested I try it with winex. This brought good news. It installed, the menu looks cleaner, and I can click Run from current location and it doesn't put random unneeded files. However, all I get is a blank screen, and a cursor, which will sometimes turn into a hand (I can only guess that it's registering at least some of the buttons in the game) However, it still doesn't like me.

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Old 07-03-2005, 09:11 AM   #4
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I'd love to be able to play guild wars in linux. I copied the copy from my windows partition and some tweaking to the cedega system.reg file got it to start with a black screen and a half drawn error box. I seem to recall reading under cedega it objects to some cards though.... mine being one of them. :\
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I got the same problem as borg.

my game installed (on wine) ran than blank screen,I had music and mouse pointer
and when I clicked the exit button from memory of course no screen to see it would exit so I think it is running fine just no visual.I am running ubunto linux 8.10

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