20 Sep 2011 wine 1.3.27
Installation should be very straightforward and not require optional overrides.
Setup up a drive for your cdrom (e.g., D:)
Do standard installation to C: drive (e.g., c:/caesar3)
To install simply run the installation as follows:
WINEDLLOVERRIDES="ole32,oleaut32,rpcrt4=n" wine d:setup.exe Note: Replace d: with your CD-ROM drive, but be sure that you have it in the form of a drive letter otherwise when you run the application it will not be able to find the CD. So go winecfg and click on drives to get the set up properly.
Running the game:
Once setup has been run and CaesarIII is installed you can run it by simply typing:
This assumes that you are in the terminal and already in the directory
that CaesarIII is installed (for example: .wine/drive_c/Caesar3/)
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by Tobias Schönau on Tuesday November 22nd 2011, 4:40
I can't get my Caesar 3 to work. I have an ISO file which I cannot switch to be executable when mounted, so I mounted it and copied it all into a directory (:-D)from which I executed the setup and installed the game. I established the path to the mounted ISO as the path to "CD-rom" for wine, but wine won't recognize it anyway. the game keeps asking for cd. yes, and I cannot burn the cd cause Im using asus eee and don't have the physical cd-rom. any tips?
Someone for unknown reasons ("Tidying up old comments" - but ho do they know they are not relevant anymore? Of course they are. It is stupid.) deleted my comments, as it seems. I wrote about the neccesity to launch Caesar from current working directory, i.e.
wine $HOME/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/CAESAR\ III/C3.EXE
does not work, wheres the sequence of
cd $HOME./wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/CAESAR\ III/
A launcher (for example for GNOME) can be made as follows:
create a file like this:
cd /where_is_your_wine_directory/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/CAESAR\ III/
make it executable (with chmod +x) and when creating a launcher put this file (choose a name for it) as a command.
I really do not understand why someone is deleting old comments, either they are stil relevant, because it is still not working, and if it is, noone is going to need them because he/she will not need comments if it is working. AFAIK people seek help only if something is not working.
No sound and game runs very slow
by Vojislav on Saturday April 26th 2008, 5:10
I have managed to install the game and set up wine configuration so that game works. At first the game was working very well, almost no different than in windows, except that when you go to the File>Exit it does nothing, so to exit the game I used Alt+F4 (though I could've used Esc). Then I've changed resolution to 1024x768 and when I restarted my computer and started Caesar, when it comes to splash screen with yellow Sierra letters on the black background it starts to work very slow and it needs about a half an hour to get to the point where you start the game, and when you start the game it still runs extremely slow (game speed settings are ok). I've tried to change back the resolution but no success, it still runs slow. If anyone can please help me!
Also, the sound is not working, I've tried with different settings in Hardware Acceleration field in wine configuration but no effect.
By the way I have no experience with wine, this is my first one, and my Linux knowledge is limited. My system is Ubuntu 7.10.
For CD problems
by Daniel on Monday April 14th 2008, 20:48
Several people seem to have had the same problem I faced running Caesar 3. The CD check for copyright protection causes a problem. Even when Wine drives are all mounted and set correctly, the problem persists.
For my installation, Caesar 3 had set my CD drive to 'z' (check the file Caesar3.ini to find out how yours is set) You can either edit the .ini file, or set the drive letter that C3 is looking for to the one it wants through wine config (this is what I did - I'm not using 'z' for anything, so I simply told Wine to understand 'Z' to mean my CD drive). The problem came, for me, because 'Z' is not a normal CD letter name, and I expected the program would look in 'D' or possibly 'E'
Caesar III v. 1.0
by Don Newcomb on Saturday April 5th 2008, 13:46
I have installed and run C3 under wine 0.9.58. The startup link did not work because, as installed, the link ends with a "\" (e.g. D:\). I copied the link to the desktop and edited it just deleting the "\". Trailer didn't play. Frequent black screens through the startup credits, etc. When I finally got to the game-play it seemed to work OK except that on my machine the audio didn't play. Have not diagnosed the cause of the audio problem but audio has worked with other games.