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Praetorians

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Application Details:

Version: 1.02
License: Retail
URL: http://www.pyrostudios.com/fic...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.25

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Something stoped working in the last versions of wine. I read people have problems in the past with online playing, probably is the same bug as the bug o directconnect from age of empires 2, just by now you have to install directconnect from winetricks but by now it doesn't launch in the last version of wine I tested.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
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ShowUbuntu 12.10 "Quantal" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 10 20131.5.25Yes Yes GoldCapitan Pistacho 
CurrentUbuntu 12.10 "Quantal" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 27 20131.5.22Yes No GarbageCapitan Pistacho 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 17 20101.1.37N/A Yes SilverPedro Costa 
ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Feb 23 20101.1.34Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 7 "Gloria"Aug 09 20091.1.27Yes Yes BronzePedro Costa 

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Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
16709 poor video performance running Praetorians CLOSED FIXED View

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HowTo / Notes

Multiplayer using tcp/ip

Multiplayer
To get multiplayer working you have to use by now (wine 1.5.27) the directplay libraries from microsoft, still (since 2006) no open source libraries for direct play that include libraries to open sockets and close to play games, so install winetricks:

(in ubuntu/debian) sudo apt-get install winetricks

and then exec:
winetricks directplay

It will download the directplay libraries from microsoft and install them, that's all, tcp/ip will work with direct connect.

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