Star Wars: Empire at War

Initial release

Application Details:

Version: 1.x
License: Retail
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.2.1

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What works

Everything with only a few exceptions listed below.

What does not

  • Every time the application is launched I get a warning that sounds might not work. Ignore this message, the audio works fine with the default settings most of the time.
  • When launching a new campaign the story description that is supposed to scroll across the screen (like in the movies) is not visible. Simply wait and the introduction continues on.
  • Occasionally after playing for several hours the sounds suddenly dissappear. Restart the game to restore sound.


What was not tested

Multiplayer was not tested.

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Additional Comments

Empire at War on Ubuntu 9.04 (64 bit) installs and runs almost perfectly with the 1.05 patch. It almost deserves a Gold rating, but the occasional sound problem and the fact that I have not tested multiplayer makes it a Silver rating so far. The copy protection almost certainly requires a No-CD patch but you will not find any such material here.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowMac OS X 10.7 "Lion"Jan 02 20121.2.1Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 25 20091.1.31Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 29 20091.1.28Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 17 20081.0.0No Not installable Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowSUSE 10.1Mar 03 20070.9.31.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

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