Warlords Battlecry 3: The Protectors Mod

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.

Application Details:

Version: 0.8.8
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.0

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Test Results

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What works

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).

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: unknown

Additional Comments

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....

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64Feb 05 20183.0Yes Yes NoPlatinumAlsfire 
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64Jan 15 20182.0.4Yes Yes NoPlatinumAlsfire 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

How to run TPC on WINE.

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:

  • directplay (necessary for playing Multiplayer);
  • directx9
  • vcrun2005;
  • vcrun2008;
  • vcrun2010

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.