Age of Empires III

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A remake of the game with better graphics (direct X 11) and additional features.

Application Details:

Version: Definitive Edition
License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.0

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Pretty much Everything , 


-game it self

What does not

memory consuption little bit higher


INTEL i5 , GTX 660 , 24 GIGA RAM 

i had to install vcrun2007 , quartz , mscore fonts .

Run  a 64bit prefix with 32-bit architecture enable wineHQ 6.0

Nvidia comes with vulkan support so i just installed in directory game DXVK ( verion 1.8.1 ) 

game run smooth with great performance , but some time hangs up for high temp GPU e CPU issues , but happen the same

in windows box , so i guess is not something wine releated. 

Only 2 more things:

1) i put a file in the game directory with the follwing option

dxgi.customDeviceId = 11c0 (gtx 660 )
dxgi.customVendorId = 10DE (nvidia)
dxgi.syncInterval = 0

2) define with winetricks the amount of VRAM = 2048 otherwise is like the game trying to put more stuff in ram 

     the my GPU can handle causing game to crash , with "error allocation memory " return error.

What was not tested


and story

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentDebian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64Mar 27 20216.0Yes Yes YesGoldeugenio 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Dec 23 20206.0-rc1Yes Yes YesGoldAliekezhi 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Dec 13 20205.22-stagingYes No NoGarbageAliekezhi 

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GTX 660,, debian buster 24GIGA of ram , i5 intel
by eugenio on Thursday March 25th 2021, 9:06
I used a normal 64-bit prefix
running with WINEHQ 6.0 e dxvk 1.8.1 ( done on the game.exe folder )
lastest nvidia drivers (dxvk support already present )

i had to install vcrun2007 , quartz

some time the game crashes , but the game speed is awsome , just like in a windows box
i put a dxvk.conf file in the game directory specifing the and
i have to figure out if is needed or not the NVAPI hack ....i dont know if i have to set it on true or false inside the dxvk.conf file.