The Protectors (TPC) has been under beta since 2010 and has now reached the version 0.8.8.
A lot of changes have been made over the last version with many bugs having been fixed, improvements to the AI and over all balance of the game revamped. A complete changelog has been provided in the installation.
Hero Creation, Skirmish except for a few bugs with new options that are present in Windows too (hero resurrection and random starting location), Multiplayer (Client side), Editor, etc.
What does not
What was not tested
All Chapters, Campaign, Custom Chapters, Custom Campaign and Multiplayer (Hosting games with Internet TCP/IP- Port forwarding required).
For a list of community found bugs in v0.8.8 on Windows you can see them here.
Note: The list does not contain any bugs found by devs as they have their own pages to catalogue issues....
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64||Feb 05 2018||3.0||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||Alsfire|
|Current||Debian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64||Jan 15 2018||2.0.4||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||Alsfire|
A short summary of some of the common issues on Windows OS.
1. Install the provided dlls or Libraries
provided with the game (not sure if it is technically advisable) or and get their WINE equivalent from winetricks as follows:
2. In case of invisible units and buildings in the game try switching around the Windows version.
3. Hosting Multiplayer games (LAN might not require this step depending on your configuration)- refer to point 7 of the guide.
Link -Adapted to Wine.