[Wine] Runaway 2 fails to run

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 16:45:56 CDT 2008

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 4:39 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/6/25 celeras <wineforum-user at winehq.org>:
>> I'm trying to play Runaway - The Dream of the Turtle under Wine. The game is listed as platinum in the AppDB, so I didn't expect a lot of problems. However, when I try to run it I get this in terminal and nothing else happens:
> You should write to the developer and let them know that Linux users
> also want to play their games. Request either a native Linux port or a
> Wine-compatible version of the software. Here is their contact
> address:
> http://www.runaway-thegame.com/en/index.php?rub=contacts
> Dotan Cohen
> http://what-is-what.com
> http://gibberish.co.il
> א-ב-ג-ד-ה-ו-ז-ח-ט-י-ך-כ-ל-ם-מ-ן-נ-ס-ע-ף-פ-ץ-צ-ק-ר-ש-ת
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

As has been said several times, Wine exists to run windows apps, not
to beg for Linux ports. While encouraging a native port is always
helpful, it won't happen overnight, so please focus on helping the
user getting his app to run, rather than driving them away.

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