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Star Wars: The Old Republic

Pre-release and retail versions of SW:TOR.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0.x
License: Retail
URL: http://www.swtor.com
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Rating: Garbage
Wine Version: 1.5.4

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

  • Installation
  • Launcher
    • Log In
    • Patching
    • Repair

What does not

Everything after hitting "Play". A swtor.exe process is created, but the game never properly launches.

What was not tested

Anything past the launcher.

Additional Comments

I've tried Wine 1.5.1 up to 1.5.4, both patches with the KUSER_DATA fix and without. The game no longer launches after a recent patch.
selected in Test Results table below
DistributionTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 18 20121.5.4 Yes No GarbageHideaki 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 04 20121.5.3 Yes No GarbageBenjamin Lawrence 
ShowGentoo Linux AMD64May 08 20121.5.1 No, but has workaround Yes Bronzehirschhornsalz 
ShowAptosid 64bitMar 22 20121.5.0 N/A Yes GoldHideaki 
ShowAptosid 64bitMar 18 20121.5.0 N/A Yes GoldH. M. Kruse 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
29168 Multiple games and applications need realtime updates to KSYSTEM_TIME members in KUSER_SHARED_DATA (Star Wars: The Old Republic game client, GO 1.4+ runtime) NEW View
30148 Star Wars: The Old Republic - slow loading times RESOLVED NOTOURBUG View

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HowTo / Notes

How to compile wine from git

1) Ensure that git is installed:

sudo apt-get install git
sudo yum install git

2) Get a copy of the wine source:

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

3) Get a copy of the patch:

wget -O KUSER_SHARED_DATA http://bugs.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=40435

4) Make sure that you have the requirements to compile wine:

http://wiki.winehq.org/Recommended_Packages

Check out this link for 64 bit systems.  You may want to only build the 32bit version to simplify things:

http://wiki.winehq.org/WineOn64bit

5) Apply the patch:

cat KUSER_SHARED_DATA | patch -p1

6) Build wine:

./configure
make

See Bug 29168 for more details.

Getting around the hang at loading screen

- Change to the Loading Screen directory.

cd ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Electronic\ Arts/BioWare/Star\ Wars\ -\ The\ Old\ Republic/swtor/retailclient/LoadingScreens/

- Rename the loading screens

mv LoadingScreen.jpg LoadingScreen.jpg.bak
mv LoadingIconAnim.dds  LoadingIconAnim.dds.bak

At this point you will have a blank screen loading the server list, and people have seen long pauses while try waiting for the server list to load.

Warning

This is an appdb entry for an old version of SW: TOR.  It is being archived to retain old comments.

Check out the new version.


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