Single- and multiplayer games, map editor - everything!
What does not
Quitting a multiplayer game. Moonbase Commander hangs and has to be killed manually.
What was not tested
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Gentoo Linux||May 09 2006||0.9.12.||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
2013-05-03 Admin note: the instructions below are taken from a user comment posted in 2006, and may not be applicable to current Wine.
1) wine /mnt/cdrom/autorun.exe, klick "Play" to start the installation. Click "No" if you're asked to install "Gamespy Arcade"
2) get patch from www.atari.com/us/support/faq/moonbasecommanderdownloads_pc.asp and update to v1.1:
3) get the following files (e.g. from an existing windows installation) and copy them to ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32:
4) run winecfg, and add overrides for dplayx, dpnet, dpnhpast and dpwsockx. Set to "Native (Windows)"
[ 5) copy Moonbase.exe from the install cd into your installation
directory if you want to play MBC without having to insert the cd ]
If you want to host a multiplayer game, add "HostIP=1" to /Moonbase.ini before starting Moonbase Commander.
If you want to join a multiplayer game, add "JoinIP=" to /Moonbase.ini before starting Moonbase Commander.