STO under Wine/Linux/Mac
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Join Date: Dec 2007
01-17-2010, 01:04 PM
Originally Posted by
+1 vote for Mac native client
While it would be nice for a native mac/linux, the issue is that DirectX is a MS product and i believe the game has a lot of calls to it. Xfree and OS X has different architecture, so you would almost have to start with new code for native client.
The easiest way for Mac OS X is to wrap a wine client around it, like Cegeda does in CoX with Cider.
While Cegeda does not give back code to WINE, it is still a vastly more mature interface than Crossover, and with EQ2, I found wine = winehack to be easier and better than the paid product (for EQ2 at least)