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#73476 They don't make them like they used to

Posted Submerged8 on 14 February 2012 - 04:24 AM

I feel like games don't have the charm they used to back in the pre next gen console days.
How do you feel about where games have gone in the past few years?


#72497 When you're making Wineskin wrappers, how do you know which engines and w...

Posted cluthz on 25 January 2012 - 12:20 PM

View PostHiPhish, on 25 January 2012 - 07:31 AM, said:

Information at the AppDB is usually outdated if it's not a very popular game, for example Alien Shooter is rated garbage but I got it working flawlessly. My advice is to either start with the newest Wine engine or the newest Crossover engine (the one with CX or CXG in the name). Then see what issues you have and compare to the information ath the AppDB, see what Winetricks were used and what settings were changed. If you still have issues, then work your way down the engine versions. Wine is still heavily in development, so often one thing gets fixed, while another one gets broken.

All engines with even number (i. e. only 1.2.x at the moment) are considered stable, while the odd numbered ones (1.1.x and 1.3.x) are alpha. For us this is not that important, since we can change our Wine version on the fly.

if everythign fails you will simply have to accept defeat. Some games cannot be run in Wine. Yet.

Maybe because it's more specific and helpful?

Make an account and update if there is outdated info!
It can help other people.