Star Wars: The Old Republic

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Star Wars: The Old Republic

Application Details:

Version: 1.5-2.0 - Free to Play
License: Retail
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.9.18

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Installation, updating and launcher

What does not

The game will not run


What was not tested

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

I posted everything I have done and the PlayonLinux debug logs. Two errors I continue to get are:] WSALookupServiceBegin failed with: 8 fixme:d3d:wined3d_check_device_format_conversion wined3d 0x16a0b0, adapter_idx 0, device_type WINED3D_DEVICE_TYPE_HAL, src_format WINED3DFMT_B8G8R8A8_UNORM, dst_format WINED3DFMT_B8G8R8X8_UNORM stub! In researching these two errors, I have also tried: Changing the display settings in PoL Running SWTOR in a virtual desktop Switching from nvidia-3.61 (361.42-0ubuntu2) to xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (1:1.0.12-1build2) in Driver Manager. Installed, reinstalled everything in Update Manager that has "opengl" and "mesa", and "winbind" in either the package name or description. Disabled BitRaider. Installed winetricks and added winhttp, wininet. Deleting the SWTOR virtual machine and reinstalling from scratch (saving downloaded contents to save time and bandwidth). No matter what I do, it just won't run.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch Linux x86_64Sep 03 20161.9.18Yes Yes NoGoldBuck Shockley 
ShowopenSUSE Tumbleweed (rolling release)Sep 02 20161.9.17Yes No NoGarbagePyramid 
ShowGentoo LinuxAug 27 20161.9.17Yes No NoGarbageaililoh 
CurrentLinux Mint 18 "Sarah" x86_64Aug 25 20161.9.17Yes No NoGarbagejeremyofmany 
ShowMac OS X 10.11 "El Capitan"Jul 18 20161.9.14Yes Yes NoGoldBert Zangle 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
18019 Some Bioware games' setup crashes when changing install directory CLOSED FIXED View
25857 Multiple games (Stronghold 2, Need for Speed: Carbon demo, Purge) fail to draw correctly because of ID3DXEffectImpl_*Pass calls CLOSED FIXED View
29168 Multiple games and applications need realtime updates to KSYSTEM_TIME members in KUSER_SHARED_DATA (Star Wars: The Old Republic game client, Blizzard games, GO 1.4+ runtime, Denuvo Anti-Tamper x64 #2) CLOSED FIXED View
30148 Star Wars: The Old Republic - slow loading times RESOLVED NOTOURBUG View
31186 Star Wars: The Old Republic: Launcher display incorrectly, can't launch game CLOSED FIXED View
32092 Star Wars: The Old Republic - Game Crashes when Using Map CLOSED ABANDONED View
32093 ESSENCE SECURITIES:scrollbar didn't display normally and work well CLOSED ABANDONED View
37572 Star Wars - The Old Republic crashes in game CLOSED DUPLICATE View
39928 Star Wars: The Old Republic corruptions in dialogues when Conversation Depth of Field is enabled CLOSED FIXED View
41251 SWTOR client does not start up (import_dll Library not found) UNCONFIRMED View
41260 Black artifacts on character models during cutscenes in SW:TOR UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

32 bit Required
This game requires a 32-bit Wine prefix. To ensure this is so, prefix all commands with "env WINEARCH=win32", or do "export env WINEARCH=win32" once before running any commands.
Possible Map Crash Bug

With some versions of Wine, the game will crash if icons are hovered over on the main map. Avoid this by keeping the mouse out of the way when viewing the map.

This bug occurs for some players, but not all. I (Scott Weldon) have tested with Wine 1.7.50, and the game did not crash when hovering over icons on the map. However, other users have reported that they are still experiencing the bug. Any help in narrowing down the cause is appreciated.

Running SWTOR
Before running the game, launch swtor_fix.exe (found here) in the background.


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