the3dfxdude at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 10:23:39 CST 2006
On 1/22/06, James Trotter <james.trotter at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/22/06, Jesse Allen <the3dfxdude at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 1/21/06, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> > > I'm trying to get a list of 'gold' apps from the appdb,
> > > but it doesn't have a way to search like that,
> > > so I filed http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4365
> > >
> > > In the meantime, what apps work *really well* with Wine
> > > at the moment? Firefox 1.5 seems to be in good shape.
> > > I'm looking for apps that will demo well for my talk at SCALE in two
> > >
> Perhaps the top-10 Gold List on the front page of the appdb might help:
> > If you looking for games, I maintain the AppDB entries for Diablo 2
> > and Warcraft 3. I've finally rated both gold now that all the
> > critical features of the games work with the current wine releases.
> > And they run stable with only a few steps. They look great.
> > Although the movies don't play right in Warcraft 3, as there are
> > crashing bugs with quartz, so I've done all that I have done all
> > along: removed the movies folder. Then the game doesn't even use
> > quartz. I don't consider this a critical issue since this
> > recommendation is given to windows users too when the game movies
> > don't work for them. I'll have to try to debug it when I have a day
> > off of school.
> In my experience (Breezy Badger 5.10, wine 0.9.5), the movies in Warcraft 3
> actually played through without crashing, though it was unbearably slow.
> Other games seem to be having similar problems when it comes to playing
> videos. For example, Half-life 2:
> What is it, really, that causes the movies to play so slowly?
> > Diablo 2 does still run in D3D mode if you hack the gamma function to
> > DD_OK. Everything else there is ok.
> > Jesse
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