Quake III: Arena or Team Arena

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Application Details:

Version: 1.32
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.22

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What works

everything works beautifully.

just put the CD in the CD-ROM. wine the "setup.exe". install the game.
dload the win32 version of the q3apoints here -
wine it.

voila. done. just start the game with the desktop shortcut. doesn't even need the -opengl parameter.

wines much better than it runs on Mikkkro$oft Window$

two minor errors:

you might get a popoup warning you about "Low Desktop Color Depth". ignore it. doesn't matter whether you choose "ok", "cancel" or if you simply close the window. the 3D is fine anyway.

I had a minor problem. when choosing a higher resolution, or changing the sound quality, or doing something else that required the game to reboot - I wasn't able to move the mouse around. had to restart the game.

but neither of these errors comes even close to bugging me as much as the errors I experienced in Windows did.

What does not



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Additional Comments

dload Excessiveplus here - it's required for most of the online servers. download it here, and save yourself of the trouble recieving it from online game servers.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch Linux x86_64Feb 03 20131.5.22N/A Yes NoPlatinumP. Neidhardt 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 03 20131.5.20N/A Yes NoPlatinumK1773R 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 13 20121.4Yes Yes NoPlatinuman anonymous user 
ShowMac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard"Jun 24 20111.2.3N/A Yes NoPlatinuman anonymous user 
ShowopenSUSE 11.0Nov 26 20091.1.28Yes Yes NoPlatinumUrsan Marius Bogdan 

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HowTo / Notes

If mod's are not working on Wine they cannot be taken from the Games rating. Retail the game works fine.


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Gameplay video
by Jake ward on Tuesday April 27th 2010, 9:39

How to windows version should run in wine
RE: Gameplay video
by Harry Lucas on Monday November 1st 2010, 10:18
Thanks for that, this topic will suffice for now.