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The Complete CD Collection with all expansion packs and updates

Application Details:

Version: Complete CD Collection
License: Retail
URL: http://www.ageofempires3.com/
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.6.2

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Almost everything works :

  • solo games,
  • network games on :
  • Linux/Linux computers,
  • Linux/Windows XP computers (network game doesn't work on W7 and maybe above) with Linux as a client and WinXP as a server and vice versa.

What does not

Although sound works fine almost all of the time in solo games, it works almost never in network game.

Workarounds

What was not tested

The other things that were tested by others (map creation and so on).

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

(many thanks to other contributors) copy all 3 AoE III disc contents to ~/tempaoe3 $export WINEPREFIX=~/.wine-AOE3 $wine winecfg in winecfg, under Drives, for drive D:, set path to ~/tempaoe3 In the display tab, select nothing you might set the screen resolution to 120dpi to enter the CD keys. in ~/.wine-AOE3/drive_c/windows/system32, rename d3dx9.dll and dsound.dll to not overwrite them. copy mfc42.dll, d3dx9.dll, dsound.dll and l3codecx.ax in ~/.wine-AOE3/drive_c/windows/system32. In wine winecfg, set to native, builtin : mfc42.dll, d3dx9.dll, dsound.dll wine regsvr32 l3codecx.ax Run "wine regedit" from a terminal -Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->SOFTWARE->Microsoft->Microsoft Games->Age of Empires 3->1.0 -Right click in the right pane and click "New->String Value" Name it "CDPath". -Right click on the new key and select "Modify". -For "Value Data" enter wine's path to your cd drive, ex: "D:\" (this solves the problem of the product's publication information installation). -Click "OK". $wine tmpaoe3/install.exe Once installed copy the Quartz.dll file into ~/.wine-AOE3/drive_c/windows/system32 directory and set it to "Native" in winecfg Insert the warchief extension CD: $wine /media/cdrom0/install.exe Insert the asian dynasties extension CD: $wine /media/cdrom0/install.exe patch (from http://www.agecommunity.com/home.aspx): $wine aoe3-114-[your language].exe $wine aoe3x-106-[your language].exe $wine aoe3y-103-[your language].exe

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 8.x "Jessie" x86_64Sep 05 20151.6.2No, but has workaround Yes GoldJames 00cat 

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