Homeworld's epic tale begins in the far reaches of the universe. You were the benign lords of a peaceful society located in the center of a lush spiral galaxy. For as long as anyone could remember, no one challenged your peaceful existence. But then came the conquerors, invading with the sole purpose of overtaking your world. Billions died, and the survivors were relocated to a cold, lifeless planet on the edge of the galaxy. Hundreds of years later, all knowledge of your previous existence has been lost. Only vague myths remain, until the discovery of an ancient tablet buried within the ruins of a half-destroyed craft in the great-banded desert. This Guidestone reawakened the knowledge of your ancestry, and set your race on the path home - coordinates leading straight into the heart of the galaxy. Sixty years ago, construction began on the giant Mothership that will carry millions of your people into deep space. Construction is now complete. Your journey to the Homeworld begins here...

Application Details:

Version: 1.05
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.12.1

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What works

Patching. Starting the game. Starting new game. Saving, loading, etc...

What does not

1) Game crashes on startup four times from five because of some sound problems (without sound at all launches just normal)

2) Can't change most video options - game dies after at and you see a black screen (need to change in .cfg file manually)

3) Sometimes building/research screens shows with no elements (black screen) but while moving cursor on elements they will show up.


What was not tested

1) Compaing. Only training was tested (actually all missions is different C-programs, so there is no difference between compaing and training).
2) Disk protection (I have no license =))
3) Installation (I have already unpacked files)
4) Multiplayer

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Additional Comments

Kernel 2.6.25-gentoo-r4, CPU AMD Athlon X2 4200+, GPU Nvidia 7600GT 256Mb, nvidia-drivers-173.14.05. Game is quite playable, but without solving random-crashes problem it will not have higher rating.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Jul 28 20194.12.1Yes Yes YesGoldJames Edmonds 
ShowMac OS X 10.9 "Mavericks"May 24 20151.7.38Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowopenSUSE 13.2 x86_64Dec 07 20141.7.32Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 12 "Lisa"Jan 04 20131.5.21Yes Yes GoldBrian Cesar 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 08 20121.5.1Yes Yes GoldNasra 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
23714 Homeworld : Can't change resolution NEW View
38763 Homeworld hangs when changing screen resolution or switching renderer NEW View

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