Initial installation using Wine.
What does not
What was not tested
Will try installing MS Direct X onto wine c:/ drive to see if this helps or not......
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jul 01 2009||1.1.24||Yes||No||Garbage||Tom|
Check your maps folder for number of downloaded maps. Game usually won't start when the maps folder contains more than about 500 maps (1000 files, since every map consists of two files).
Moving some of the maps into another folder (or deleting them) is the only working solution.
No it is not, but GameSpy support has ended. Vietcong now uses new master server: Qtracker. Add this line into your /etc/hosts (on your Unix system, not your Wine virtual disc):
You can also use online server list at vietcong1.eu.
Install directplay using winetricks:
See the corresponding bug report ( 33295 ) for more details. With that the (lib32-)gnutls library might be required to run the game.