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OpenWar

Alternative Warcraft: Orcs & Humans game engine. · By Andreas Jonsson

Linux issues

A topic by Wend1go created Jul 18, 2018 Views: 51
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The itch client claims that "No compatible downloads were found for 'OpenWar', so it wasn't installed." when I hit the install button on Linux Mint 18.3 (64Bit).

Downloading and installing the deb via browser works. I guess Itch doesn't like deb files.

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After starting the game I downloaded the Shareware assets via menu and tried to run the game (menu item 0).

That gave me this output:

2018/07/18 20:22:04 Loading palettes...
2018/07/18 20:22:04 Loading images...
2018/07/18 20:22:04 Loading sprites...
2018/07/18 20:22:04 Loading tilesets...
panic: missing timidity music decoder
goroutine 21 [running, locked to thread]:
github.com/andreas-jonsson/openwar/game.Start.func1()
    /home/travis/gopath/src/github.com/andreas-jonsson/openwar/game/start.go:115 +0x9f0
github.com/andreas-jonsson/openwar/game.init.0.func1()
    /home/travis/gopath/src/github.com/andreas-jonsson/openwar/game/start.go:52 +0x4c
created by github.com/andreas-jonsson/openwar/game.init.0
    /home/travis/gopath/src/github.com/andreas-jonsson/openwar/game/start.go:49 +0x35

After manually installing the timidity package I got it to run and successfully load a map.