The remastered version. Since only the latest release will ever be supported, this version tracks latest (much like StarCraft II).
In a 64 Bit WINE Prefix:
The game installs from the Blizzard App.
The game launches from the Blizzard App.
Starcraft Terran Campaign launches aok -- Mission Briefings work properly and missions launch and work properly.
Connects to Battle.net without issue.
Can create and successfully launch a game on Battle.net.
Can join and start games on Battle.net
New HD graphics work properly.
What does not
The in game menus work but are sometimes slow to load.
What was not tested
LAN play was not tested.
Zerg and Protoss Starcraft campaigns were not tested.
Broodwar Campaigns were not tested.
Ubuntu 17.04 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK104M [GeForce GTX 880M] (rev a1) NVIDIA binary driver -- version 375.66 from nvidia-375 HD Graphics WINE prefix 64 bit
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||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|
|Show||Ubuntu 19.10 "Eoan" (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Feb 09 2020||5.1-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||Jeremy Jackson|
|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|
|50366||Starcraft Remastered fails to create a local LAN game (needs undocumented socket "recv" ioctl 0x12014)||NEW||View|
|50448||ntdll-NtAlertThreadByThreadId causes intermittent temporary hangs in multiple applications||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.