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Blood Bowl (a windows game) is not working on computer (which runs ubuntu) even though I am running blood bowl using wine. It runs however it does not create a window. You can here the music playing but see nothing. The version is chaos edition and the rating is silver. I'm running wine 1.4.1 and the ubuntu is 13.04. I cannot find a fullscreen option in the config. Help? I'm a newb...

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What is wrong with it? Does it not start? If so, what error are you getting? –  Dillmo Jun 29 '13 at 15:54
    
is it supported? how did you install it? (complete procedure) what is not working? what exactly is happening? Did it successfully install? Do you get any errors? –  Alvar Jun 29 '13 at 15:55
    
@Alvar Blood Bowl is supported –  Dillmo Jun 29 '13 at 15:57
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you might want to refer to the AppDB page for this game. There are a number of different versions with multiple ratings, but they include various fixes for running the game. –  Nil Jun 29 '13 at 15:58
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To find the version of wine type wine --version in a Terminal session. Type cat /etc/issue to find the Ubuntu version. –  Dillmo Jun 29 '13 at 16:07
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Here are some steps to fix your problem:

  1. Run cd ~/.wine/drive_c && gksudo nautilus "Program Files (x86)/Steam/SteamApps/common"
  2. Type your password
  3. Open the Blood Bowl folder
  4. Search the folder for config.xml and open it
  5. Set Shader to 0 and Fullscreen to 1

You can see the full fix here.

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Sorry. Wrong path. I updated the code. –  Dillmo Jun 29 '13 at 16:24
    
Fixed command. Now includes cd to access ~ –  Dillmo Jun 29 '13 at 16:33
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