Latest game version on Steam, with or without expansions or DLC.
There is a native Civilization 5 port in Steam, but the Linux port is not compatible with a few very popular, Windows-only mods.
I am unable to install steam in Wine 1.5.10 - there are missing fonts - it seems a regression as 1.5.8 is completly fine (both fresh installs, no added fonts)
What does not
The installer as I cannot see the text
What was not tested
the game - i can't see text so couldn't install steam so couldn't play the game
The game probably works 100% fine if you upgraded wine from a previous version. However 'out the box' there is missing text in the steam installer in wine 1.5.10 -as you can't see you can't really install the game.... previous wine versions this did not happen (at least 1.5.8 - not tried 1.5.9..) See a screen shot : http://bugs.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=41308 I have a Nvidia card if that make a difference, the same thing occurs on Arch Linux and Kubuntu 12.04.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)||May 29 2019||4.9||Yes||Yes||No||Silver||Aaron Franke|
|Show||Manjaro Linux||May 11 2019||4.8-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Silver||cyberphy|
|Show||Antergos||Jan 27 2019||4.0-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Allison Smith|
|Show||Ubuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)||Jan 16 2019||4.0-rc6-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Silver||Allison Smith|
|Show||Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)||Jan 12 2019||4.0-rc6||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||Nowres rafed|
If you are using this game with steam, see the Steam page for details on how to install Steam.
If you are unable to install Steam from the DVD, try installing it from http://store.steampowered.com/about/
Also remember to disable in-game community if you are using Steam.
For best results, start with a clean wine prefix, then install vcrun2008, d3dx9_36 and vcrun6sp6 using winetricks, then install the game normally.
DirectX 11 is not currently known to work, use DirectX 9 instead.
Use of downloadable content (DLC) may eventually cause the game to crash after a number of turns. If you are experiencing consistent crashes when near the renaissance age when playing with civilizations from the DLC, disabling any DLC other than the expansion packs is advised.
Lot of users are reporting
Unhandled exception which crashes civ5
This might be because of bug