In this bug, there is a ResolutionFix attachment. Download the ResolutionFix attachment and replace the Emperor.inf file in your Emperor directory, which typically is:
with the one provided so you can start the game.
This "fix" just sets the display settings to Windowed.
Throughout wine version there have been mixed results when running the game fullscreen or changing resolution and sometimes even windowed mode. To avoid all these problems, you can run the program in a virtual desktop.
On the terminal, type:
1)Adding the application on winecfg
First of all, we should add the application to the list so that
changes on wine settings don't affect any other applications. Click on
"Add application..." and navigate to the Emperor executable.
2) Make sure Emperor is the selected application and then go to
the "Graphics" tab. On "Windows Settings" make sure "Emulate Virtual
Desktop" is checked. Use 800x600 or 1024x768 as desktop size. These are the two resolutions supported by the game, so pick one depending on which one you plan on using in-game.
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Games crashes at start
by weltio on Sunday April 8th 2012, 8:53
ive been running wine 1.5.1-1 and tried to start emperor (i installed it months ago).