Installer executes properly, and begins writing information
On subsequent attempts, Installer will (at least appear to) repair previously corrupted information.
What does not
Installer hangs at 80% mark of installation, and requires force quit.
On subsequent attempts, installer repairs the data archive, then attempts to download content from ArenaNet. Installer then promptly crashes to desktop
What was not tested
Could not reach actual gameplay
Seems that Bugs 18675 and 18839 are relevant to this issue
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|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||Gero45|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64||Feb 04 2017||2.0-staging||Yes||Yes||Gold||Gero45|
|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|
|31839||Mouse jumps to the upper left corner of the screen||RESOLVED||ABANDONED||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|
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.