Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri

Update to original game from Firaxis.

Application Details:

Version: 4.0
Votes: 8
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.5

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What works

Installation, and if run from the installation, the initial game menu and the "landing".

What does not

The game itself, if run directly. If run from the installation, the game goes until the first turn, but none of the menus work and the game freezes if you try to use them.


What was not tested

Any of the gameplay.

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

If you run from the command line, you get the following errors: fixme:d3d:IWineD3DDeviceImpl_GetAvailableTextureMem (0x16b6d0) : stub, emulating 64MB for now, returning 64MB fixme:ddraw:IDirectDrawImpl_SetCooperativeLevel (0x16afd8)->(0x10024,00000011) fixme:x11drv:X11DRV_desktop_SetCurrentMode Cannot change screen BPP from 16 to 8 fixme:ddraw:IDirectDrawImpl_SetCooperativeLevel (0x16afd8)->((nil),00000008) fixme:ddraw:IDirectDrawImpl_SetCooperativeLevel (0x16afd8)->((nil),00000008) fixme:d3d:IWineD3DStateBlockImpl_Release Releasing primary stateblock I use a virtual desktop, and the desktop opens and then closes without the game ever appearing.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowMac OS X 10.11 "El Capitan"Apr 26 20172.5Yes Yes GoldJames 
ShowFreeBSD 9.0Jul 26 20131.6-rc5Yes Yes SilverGreen Dog 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 27 20121.4Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Jul 25 20111.3.25Yes Yes BronzeIvan Yurasov 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 07 20111.3.21Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

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