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Total Annihilation

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Includes both The Core Contingency and Battle Tactics expansion packs.

Modified by to work on modern systems.

Application Details:

Version: Total Annihilation: Commander Pack (
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.9.19

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Test Results

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What works

  • Total Annihilation 3.1
    • Single player (first two Arm missions tested).
  • Total Annihilation Map and Mission Editor Version 1.0
    • Creating a map.
    • Saving a map.

What does not

  • Total Annihilation 3.1
    • During installation, there is an error: “Unable to execute file: sdbinst.exe”—this doesn’t seem to affect gameplay; it is thought that this program would install a work‐around to enable Alt+Tab task‐switching and may not be relevant to Wine systems.


What was not tested

  • Total Annihilation 3.1
    • Multiplayer (LAN/online services).

Hardware tested


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  • Driver:

Additional Comments

The Unity interface appears on top of the game menu. One method of resolving this: In winecfg, disable “Allow the window manager to control the windows”, though this visually affects the user’s ability to Alt + Tab. Setup file version is

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch Linux x86_64Sep 24 20161.9.19Yes Yes PlatinumJordan 
CurrentUbuntu 12.10 "Quantal" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 16 20131.7.1Yes Yes SilverJacob Brett 

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by Jordan on Friday January 13th 2017, 15:22
I couldn't get the multiplayer built into Total Annihilation to work, but using GameRanger (also running in Wine) does work.