Moonbase Commander

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Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 0.9.12.

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Test Results

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What works

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

  1. Joining games hosted on windows
  2. Joining games hosted on linux from windows

Hardware tested


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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentGentoo LinuxMay 09 20060.9.12.Yes Yes NoGoldan anonymous user 

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HowTo / Notes


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 and update to v1.1:
wine MBC_Update_v1.1.exe

3) get the following files (e.g. from an existing windows installation) and copy them to ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32:
* dplayx.dll
* dpnet.dll
* dpnhpast.dll
* dpwxsockx.dll
* dplaysvr.exe

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.


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