Heroes III

I like to keep Heroes III around for the old times’ sake. I have the Complete edition, which unfortunatelly has no Linux version. The Complete edition can be installed and played via WINE, but it is not stable and keeps one of my CPU cores constantly at 100%. I looked for another option and came across the VCMI project, which seems quite promising. Read the rest of this entry »

Removing WINE file associations

I keep WINE installed for the sole purpose of playing StarCraft – BroodWar if I happen to be in a nostalgic mood. Annoyingly, WINE tends to “steal” a lot of the file associations from other programs. Read the rest of this entry »

BroodWar on Slackware64

After making the system multilib, it’s time to compile wine. In my experience, the latest version of wine that let StarCraft work right away is 1.2.2 — let’s use this for now… Read the rest of this entry »