DirectDraw over Direct3D

Tim Schmidt timschmidt at
Tue Dec 6 10:13:03 CST 2005

TA 1.0 (fresh off the CD) also wouldn't start for me, however, after
installing the v3.1c patch (the last one ever released) it started up
just fine.


On 12/6/05, James Liggett <jrliggett at> wrote:
> I fired up Total Annihilation just yesterday with Wine 0.9.2 and it
> > was very slow.  TA uses 8bit color and I'm running in 24bit at
> > 3200x1200 (2x 19" CRTs) on a Pentium II 450Mhz with a GeForceFX 5900XT
> > -- a bit of an odd combination... I know.  If you'd like a speed
> > comparison, perhaps with associated CPU usage I may be able to oblige.
> >
> > --tim
> Just curious--how did you get TA to even start? I installed it last week
> to try it out with wine 0.9.2 and it crashes after displaing a blue
> screen for a second or two.
> James
> >
> >

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