Star Citizen in Wine
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denyasis 21 Nov, 2021
Quoting: whizse"Star Citizen is still breaking crowdfunding records, having now raised over $350 million following one of its most successful years so far."

From https://www.pcgamer.com/somehow-2020-was-star-citizens-most-successful-year-to-date/

Jesus Christ

Ok, I'll admit I was wrong. 30 million was a tad low. To be fair, I'll admit a backed it Originally and remember them announcing something to that tune.

Wait....they made 16 million in a month last year?!?!
Shmerl 21 Nov, 2021
OK, this got me curious to try it again. Setting up the prefix :)
Shmerl 22 Nov, 2021
With regular Wine, the launcher looks like a white box. It works with Wine-staging though!
Shmerl 22 Nov, 2021
Well, the game is crashing almost instantly after the launcher tires to start it. I don't see anything meaningful in the wine log either. Using Wine staging + dxvk, nothing else unusual enabled (I did set that /proc/sys/vm/max_map_count to 655300 though).
Ehvis 22 Nov, 2021
Quoting: ShmerlWell, the game is crashing almost instantly after the launcher tires to start it. I don't see anything meaningful in the wine log either. Using Wine staging + dxvk, nothing else unusual enabled (I did set that /proc/sys/vm/max_map_count to 655300 though).

I use the wine version that the Lutris installer specifies (lutris-ge-6.16-1-x86_64). Learned the hard way that specific version were chosen for a reason. Also, your max_map_count is very low. Should be 16777216.
Shmerl 22 Nov, 2021
Wow, that's a huge number :) 655300 used to work in the past. I guess they are adding huge amount of objects in the game. I'll give it a try. And will check if some other Wine versions help.
Shmerl 25 Nov, 2021
Quoting: EhvisI use the wine version that the Lutris installer specifies (lutris-ge-6.16-1-x86_64).

Is it one of these? https://github.com/GloriousEggroll/wine-ge-custom/releases
Ehvis 25 Nov, 2021
Probably built from that. But if you really don't want to use Lutris, you'll have some stuff to figure out. May the helper script can assist. The script at least provides some repos for alternate wine builds suitable for SC.
Shmerl 25 Nov, 2021
Quoting: EhvisProbably built from that. But if you really don't want to use Lutris, you'll have some stuff to figure out. May the helper script can assist. The script at least provides some repos for alternate wine builds suitable for SC.

I'm not using Lutris directly, but I can try using their Wine builds if they are available somewhere. Don't they provide custom pre-built Wine versions?
ridge 26 Nov, 2021
Quoting: Shmerl
Quoting: EhvisProbably built from that. But if you really don't want to use Lutris, you'll have some stuff to figure out. May the helper script can assist. The script at least provides some repos for alternate wine builds suitable for SC.

I'm not using Lutris directly, but I can try using their Wine builds if they are available somewhere. Don't they provide custom pre-built Wine versions?

Look no further
https://github.com/lutris/wine/
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