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Application Details:

Version: 1.0.3.*
License: Retail
Votes: 3
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.51

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Test Results

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What works

Installing the launcher

Installing the game through the launcher

Launching and playing the game

Only tried solo play a few levels, but seems like it works. 

What does not

Nothing I have found yet.

Some report bad texturing of outdoor areas, but haven't seen it myself. 


What was not tested

High level play



Group play 

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

Made a new entry, based on new information and physical tests. This is how I got it to play. 1: Create a fresh Wildstar prefix with WINEARCH=win32 by typing "WINEPREFIX=~/prefix/wildstar/ WINEARCH=win32 winecfg". Please edit to suit your own folder structure. :) 2: Install the following via winetricks in the prefix created: ie8 and winhttp. Command would be something like "WINEPREFIX=~/prefix/wildstar/ winetricks ie8 winhttp". But I split it up, so I installed them seperately. 3: Run the Wildstar installer from the prefix, and afterwards run the wildstar.exe from the game path within the prefix. So for me that was "WINEPREFIX=~/prefix/wildstar/ wine Downloads/Wildstar.exe" to launch the installer and install the game. And "WINEPREFIX=~/prefix/wildstar/ wine Games/Wildstar/Wildstar.exe" to launch the game and play. Edit those to fit your own folder structure aswell. :) 4: If your game crashes some minutes in, it might be because your VRAM setting in wine is wrong for your video card. To fix this run "WINEPREFIX=~/prefix/wildstar/ wine regedit" and do the following change. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Wine -> Direct3D (if it's not there, create it) -> VideoMemorySize (if the string is not there, create it). Create this string or edit it to match your video card's RAM amount in MegaBytes. Mine was 2048. This fixed the crashing issue for me.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 15.04 "Vivid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 17 20151.7.51Yes Yes BronzePeter 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64May 30 20141.7.19Yes Yes Bronzehirschhornsalz 
CurrentUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 27 20141.7.17Yes Yes GoldDan (Strit) Johansen 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 25 20141.7.17Yes Yes GoldDan (Strit) Johansen 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Apr 04 20141.7.15Yes Yes BronzeBB 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
36406 Wildstar installer is unusable, all white. NEW View
36439 Wildstar IE7 error on launch ( IE fixmes ) UNCONFIRMED View

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