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Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri

Update to original game from Firaxis.

Application Details:

Version: 4.0
License:
URL: http://www.firaxis.com/smac/
Votes: 8
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.5

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What works

Installation, game initialization.

What does not

Any gameplay.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Most aspects of the game.

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Additional Comments

This is a correction of my previous review; I was not running it in the installation directory, and if I do this, it now starts. (I feel like this should be a FAQ). When run, the game will behave normally or else it will freeze, usually quite quickly. How quickly is mostly a matter of chance, but on occasion, when it lasts long enough to bring up the initial city naming dialog box, it will allow me to dismiss the dialog, and if it gets as far as drawing my first unit and bringing up the tutorial message, I have the option of hurriedly dismissing the message. If I work fast enough, the game does not freeze and I have the opportunity to move my unit. Again, if I work fast enough, the unit will move correctly. I suspect similar results could be obtained on other behaviors, but the chances of even having the opportunity to test them (i.e. the game lasting that long) seem small. I will investigate Wine's output for this misbehavior and submit a bug.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
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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