[Wine] Re: Team Fortress 2 gaminfo.txt

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Fri Jun 27 22:28:46 CDT 2008

Kingoftherings wrote:
> Hello, I'm trying to run Team Fortress 2 on Linux using Wine 1.0.
> I tried starting the game from Steam, but it shows the loading TF2 window, then closes and never starts the game.
> I know the game isn't supposed to run on Linux, but I have a question about gameinfo.txt.
> I tried starting hl2.exe in:
>  /.wine/drive_c/Program Files/steam/steamapps\*user*\team fortress 2
> folder, but it said I didn't have a gaminfo.txt in the hl2 directory. (which is a folder in the above directory) So I made one, but I don't know what to put in it. My current errror is:
> hl2/gameinfo.txt is not a valid format.
> I tried finding the file on my Windows drive, but it wasn't there.
> I am currently running Gentoo.
> So all I'm asking for is what to put in the file. Thanks.

Remove ~/.wine directory, reinstall Steam and TF2. If you broke your game files what do you want from Wine?
And no you can't run TF2 without steam. Also don't forget to check HOWTO on AppDB page.

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