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Application Details:

Version: 2.4
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.garena.com/
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.0

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

GGclient runs, i can connect, chat, open tunnel etc etc...

What does not

When click on start game, ggclient minimizes, but warcraft 3 isnt started...

Sometimes it starts but i cannot see other games or create game... Even with patch 10107 (http://bugs.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=10107)

Workarounds

What was not tested

Playing game.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

If you are trying GGclient, please report your experiences on official GG-Game forum at this thread: http://www.gg-game.com/forum/viewthread.php?tid=68299 Notice that here is new AcceptEX patch 15165 (http://bugs.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=15165) which i havent tried with... And soon there will be more and merge with official GIT tree is also soon expected. Please test and report... I have tried only warcraft 3...

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentopenSUSE 11.0Jul 20 20081.1.0Yes Yes BronzeGryffus 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
9787 Warcraft3 Battle.net Doesn't work (Needs AcceptEx) CLOSED FIXED View
15416 Garena : division by zero in comctl32 CLOSED FIXED View
15518 Garena won't start Warcraft3 CLOSED FIXED View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO Warcraft 3 with Garena on Wine

First, it is not working by now, but it is only matter of time... Very short time, coz it is very close and developers of wine and ggclient are making great progress...


You need to open outbound and inboundTCP and UDP port 6112... Same as on wintendo

Just install warcraft 3 + FT + newest patch (can be patched through battle.net or through patch found on Blizzard FTP server)

You need to remove or rename cinematics, because they are not working...

Official GIT / distro packages of wine does not have AcceptEX support which is needed for network warcraft 3 playing...


So you have to download wine from GIT, and patch it with a patch from this bug (due to this you can host games of course with configured firewall, forwarded ports and/or public IP): 9787

Get the patch from: http://repo.or.cz/w/wine/hacks.git


 

How to patch wine:
- How to use git is on wine wiki, so download the source.

git clone git://source.winehq.org/git/wine.git ~/wine-git
cd ~/wine-git


- Now patch your wine with

patch -p1 < path/to/the.patch

- How to compile wine from source is in wine source README (just run ./tools/wineinstall )


So now you have working FT and you can host / join battle.net and LAN games (notice that after hosting a game you must restart w3tft before hosting another game - otherwise no-one can connect)

Now install Garena 2.4 (i have tried the Zip Install Version(All language) Download (For Cafe/Limited Users) - mirror 1, or Zip Install Version(All language) Download (For Cafe/Limited Users) - mirror 2 which installs and runs very fine)


Remove the gg.smf from garena install dir.- this will disable the garena skin - some of dropdown menus are not working with it.


Run garena and log-in.

Wow! You can chat, open tunnels, join into rooms etc etc... :P

Now open garena settings for warcraft 3 RPG and fill in:
Executable Settings: C:\Program Files\Warcraft III\war3.exe (path to your war3.exe in the wintendo way)
Game Bootstrap Parameters: -opengl

Now if you hit Start Game your wc3:tft starts successfully. You are done! :P

Please test garena on your linux boxes and report here AND on garena forum HERE

Also much info you can get in Frozen Throne Appdb page

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