[Wine] starcraft disappointment.

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 16:40:15 CDT 2009

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 5:28 PM, koihoshi <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> I've tried everything i can think of and looked and tried a ton of hints on the page for it.
> http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=149
> Under "Starcraft is soooooo sloowwwwww (that's me)"
> Posted up my log and everything.  I tried updates, wine updates, registry changes, switched from opengl to the default, back and forth.  There are times starcraft would physically run great with a blank screen, i could hear the navigation go quickly but to no avail.
> I'm running ubuntu 8.10 with the newest version of wine 1.1.16.
> I've noticed that it runs SLIGHTLY faster if i literally take all of my ubunto desktop effects off but it's not by much, it's noticeable but not playable by leisure.  Thus far my games have played wonderfully.  SC is giving me the trouble and i'm a hell of an SC fan :P


I have run this in wine 5 or 6 years ago on a low end card (gforce 2?)
of that era without problems. My first question is do you have a
nVidia graphics card? And are the nVidia proprietary drivers
installed? Are you running full screen 640x480 8 or 16 bit?


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