Installing, updating, playing the campaigns, sound.
What does not
Resizing the game window occasionally causes a lock up, framerates an be bad in crowded areas.
What was not tested
Runs for me with no gameplay issues. Resizing the game window during play occasionally causes it to hang, but is easily solved by playing fullscreen or resizing before logging in. Consistently at 50-60+ FPS in empty areas. Framerates drop to between 15-30 FPS in high-density places, and can be sometimes even lower on the first visit to them (on highest graphical setting except shadows which were set at "Terrain and Sky"). My system specs: ASUS N80Vm laptop, Nvidia 9600M GS, Ubuntu 8.10 64-bit, 4 GB system RAM.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux Unstable "Sid" x86_64||Aug 23 2022||7.15||Yes||Yes||No||Platinum||Honki Tonk|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux Testing "Bullseye"||Apr 15 2021||6.5||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Magnus Olsen|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux Testing "Bullseye"||Apr 15 2021||5.0.4||Yes||Yes||No||Silver||Magnus Olsen|
|Show||Debian 10.x "Buster"||Jul 14 2018||3.12-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||J V|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64||Jun 05 2017||2.9-staging||Yes||Yes||Gold||Gero|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|10893||Guildwars Minimize Bug||NEW||View|
|16783||Guild Wars: Game window is not displayed||NEW||View|
|25872||Guild Wars 'test system' doesn't show test results||NEW||View|
|28282||Sound constantly crackling in lot of games||STAGED||View|
|32063||Guild Wars: Orange square appearing||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|34247||"Program Files" is not locale-specific||NEW||View|
|38034||Guild Wars: Game starts sometimes minimized||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|38514||Guild Wars: Mouse can get stuck in a small area||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|40513||Guild Wars problem with mission map||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|52429||Guild Wars: login not possible||UNCONFIRMED||View|
NOTE: Guild Wars usually doesn't require any special settings to get working. The advice listed below is only for those who require help installing, running, or troubleshooting Guild Wars.
Simply use the installer found at guildwars.com. Unzip the installer and run it using Wine:
WINEDEBUG=-all wine "C:\Program Files\Guild Wars\Gw.exe"
WINEDEBUG=-all will stop the flood of fixme messages generated from normal use. If you require debugging, omit this option.
If you are having graphics issues, use regedit to try some registry keys:
Appending these flags to the run command may help you:
Using FBO as the ORM crashes with fglrx drivers
This is not a Wine bug, it is a fglrx bug. Please do not open a bug for this, it will just be closed.
See the fglrx bug for more details, or check the HOWTO for this app for a workaround.