Gears of War

Retail release, version 1.x.

Application Details:

Version: 1.x
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.9.20

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Installs , runs.

for normal voices requires off special audio effects in game

Works Network playing LAN (cooperative) (tested)

Works Story mode

On GTX 680, 570 Plays very very good )

use that data, maybe it helped you to run it.


For works Game Require xliveless dll . without it game never can be played.

What does not

XLive services  (GWFL) (requires implement xlive.dll in wine)

You MUST REMOVE Game from windows protect!!!


What was not tested

None important

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

We have a made by self distro specially for win-games Mint 14 Mate based 64bit. Up to Gold, passing all my tests. Im set Platinum, but dll override not gives me this ability. Video with playing game

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowAntergos x86_64Oct 10 20161.9.20Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
CurrentLinux Mint 14 "Nadia" x86_64Aug 08 20131.6Yes Yes Golddj--alex 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Jul 04 20131.6-rc3Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 18 20121.4Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowSlackware64 -currentMar 24 20111.3.16Yes No GarbageZdenek Styblik 

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by dj--alex on Thursday October 13th 2016, 4:55
To people trying run game
IT's WORK. Multiplayer work!

You MUST REMOVE @Games from windows protect!!!
change xlive.dll to another from xliveless
My 11-27-10 test was Ubuntu 10.10 not Arch
by Shannon VanWagner on Monday November 15th 2010, 21:50
Put the wrong distro in there for my test because chromium-browser was not handling the selection boxes ver well. I actually tested with Ubuntu 10.10, not Arch Linux.
RE: My 11-27-10 test was Ubuntu 10.10 not Arch
by dj--alex on Friday August 9th 2013, 1:04
i wrote video with playing GOW 1 on Linux Mint 14.1 64bit
i used winetricks to it works
RE: My 11-27-10 test was Ubuntu 10.10 not Arch
by dj--alex on Friday August 9th 2013, 1:04
RE: My 11-27-10 test was Ubuntu 10.10 not Arch
by dj--alex on Monday August 12th 2013, 23:16
Save games works well if use xlive.dll from xliveless

Multiplayer seems to be can work on just LAN
Live services are disable