Age of Empires III

First expansion pack for Age of Empires 3, named the Warchiefs

Application Details:

Version: The Warchiefs
License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.0-rc1

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Test Results

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What works

Playing a game, graphics, intro videos, sound, joining a LAN game.

Since I could not install this game, I copied the "Microsoft Games" directory from my Windows XP partition (on which I have the game installed and patched to 1.03) to ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/ and then mounted an ISO image of the War Chiefs CD to pass the CD check:

mkdir /media/iso
mount -o loop,ro /path/to/aoe3wc.iso /media/iso

I then symlinked one of my dosdevices to the iso and ran the game:

cd ~/.wine/dosdevices
rm e:
ln -l /media/iso e:
cd ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Microsoft\ Games/Age\ of\ Empires\ III
wine age3x.exe

The game then asked for my serial and I had to agree to the license, then it ran fine.

What does not

Installation - When attempting to install, it claimed I did not have AOE3 installed.

Hosting a LAN game - when hosting, other players on the LAN could not see my game.

The fonts used for game menus are different to running under Windows XP.


What was not tested

ESO multiplayer, campaign games.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

Rated bronze because one would need a copy of Windows on which to first install it, then to copy the files to Linux.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowArch Linux x86_64Dec 09 20184.0-rc1Yes Yes YesGoldIsaac Horvath 
ShowFedora 13Jul 25 20111.3.24Yes Yes GoldKaj Forney 
ShowsiduxDec 21 20091.1.35Yes Yes GoldYu Tendo 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 29 20091.1.28Yes No GarbageSense Hofstede 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 18 20081.1.1Yes No Garbagedoug 

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