Are *any* games as popular as World of Warcraft?

Kai Blin kai.blin at
Tue Oct 2 04:26:19 CDT 2007

On Tuesday 02 October 2007 11:12:41 Stefan Dösinger wrote:
> I think the main blockers for Wine as a gaming Platform isn't D3D any more.
> A few months back sound used to be a blocker, but Maarten has done a great
> job on that. Most issues seem to be located in the copy protection area,
> and in input handling. Sadly, there are some copy protection / anti cheat
> rootkits which are technically almost impossible to support(namely
> GameGuard), and in the Input area we have another OpenGL child window like
> problem. Also the network sometimes makes troubles, but this has improved
> with the recent wintrust / crypt work done for iTunes.

Smells like a WineConf BOF topic. I'd especially be interested in the current 
status of copy protection support.


Kai Blin
WorldForge developer
Wine developer
Samba team member
Will code for cotton.
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