The remastered version. Since only the latest release will ever be supported, this version tracks latest (much like StarCraft II).
Installation using official Installer StarCraft-Setup.exe.
Remastered/cartooned graphics, original graphics and switch between them (F5 toggle). Pillarbox graphics, vertical sync options toggle.
All the sounds.
Singleplayer including cinematics.
Multiplayer over Battle.net ladder.
Showing fps (Ctrl-Alt-f toggle).
What does not
Game does not work with wine 5.0 stable!
wine-staging is required. Hence, not the platinum rating.
What was not tested
Multiplayer over LAN.
Campaign editor. (There is no campaign editor bundled with StarCraft Remastered as for now.)
WINEARCH: 32-bit wine (WINEARCH=win32).
Game version: 22.214.171.12498 | ruRU | 32-bit.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 20.04 "Focal" (+ variants like Kubuntu)||May 08 2021||6.8||Yes||Yes||Yes||Garbage||Scott|
|Current||NixOS 20.03||Dec 29 2020||5.0.3-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Alexander|
|Show||Debian 10.x "Buster"||Oct 09 2020||5.18-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||Fefu|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Apr 26 2020||5.6-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||Anton Johansson|
|Show||Gentoo Linux||Apr 08 2020||5.5||Yes||No||No||Garbage||Teodoro Maximilian|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|43011||StarCraft Brood War 1.18 significant delays in CEF Browser||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|46624||StarCraft: Remastered Edition - Real-Time Lighting option is greyed-out||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|50365||Starcraft Remastered black screen on launch or window only mode||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|51229||StarCraft Remastered locks up when navigating multiplayer menus||RESOLVED||FIXED||View|
These instructions were tested on Ubuntu 17.04 with 64 bit WINE 2.14 Staging.
0. Follow the links to find how to get WINE Staging for your OS
1. Run winecfg and set the Windows version to Windows XP.
2. Use winetricks to install corefonts vcrun2005 vcrun2008 vcrun2015.
winetricks corefonts vcrun2005 vcrun2008 vcrun2015
3. Install the Blizzard App.
4. Once the Blizzard App has been installed, open the Blizzard App and login with your account.
5. From within the Blizzard App select Starcraft from along the left menu, then click the install button.
6. Once installed, Starcraft Remastered should launch and run just fine.
To avoid the game crashing immediately at start-up, just set the windows version to Windows 2003.