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Empire Earth

Version distributed by gog.com.

Application Details:

Version: Gold Edition (GOG)
License:
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Votes: 3
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.13

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Test Results

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What works

  • Cinematics
  • All menus (both ingame and in main menu)
  • Audio
  • Standard game
  • Campaign
  • Learn to play scenarios
  • Civilization editor
  • Scenario editor
  • Campaign editor

What does not

Game crash at launch due to a DirectMusic error

Workarounds

Can be fixed with the command:

winetricks directmusic

What was not tested

Multiplayer

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowArch Linux x86_64Aug 07 20183.13Yes Yes YesSilverIsira Seneviratne 
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Apr 03 20183.4Yes Yes YesGoldEmeraude 
ShowManjaro LinuxJan 11 20183.0-rc5Yes Yes YesBronzeIsira Seneviratne 
ShowmacOS 10.12 "Sierra"Feb 14 20172.0Yes Yes BronzeRishav Kundu 
ShowLinux Mint 18 "Sarah"Aug 04 20161.9.15Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
17766 Empire Earth crashes on start without native directmusic NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO

(Updated 2015-04-20)

Needs winetricks directmusic, or it will crash on start.

When running from a terminal, cd to the program directory to run it (or use wine start /unix) or it will crash on start.

Mouse is unresponsive (bug 13351)

This may not be a Wine bug, as the problem has been reported by Windows users, too. The workaround in Linux is to use xinput to change your acceleration profile. In a terminal, run

      xinput

and take note of the ID of your mouse. Then run

     xinput set-prop mouse-ID 'Device Accel Profile' 6

If your mouse still moves too slowly, run:

     xinput set-prop mouse-ID 'Device Accel Velocity Scaling' 100

Since this affects mouse acceleration on your whole system, not just the game, you will probably want to change it back after exiting the game:

     xinput set-prop mouse-ID 'Device Accel Profile' 0

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