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Information

  • World of Warcraft Classic 1)
  • Battle.net App 2)
  • 64-bit

Prerequisites

Battle.net Client Broken

  • :!: 2023/12: See notes
  • These notes still mostly work but will require undocumented tricks to navigate the Battle.net client, and it might not be possible to clean-install games in this state

Install

Battle.net App

  • Install to default directory when prompted 3)
  • Log-in
  • Change Battle.net App settings 4)
  • Close
mkdir -p ~/'.wine' && wget 'https://us.battle.net/download/getInstaller?os=win&installer=Battle.net-Setup.exe&id=undefined' -O ~/'Downloads/Battle.net-Setup.exe' && WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' WINEARCH='win64' wine ~/'Downloads/Battle.net-Setup.exe'

Restore Data

mv ~/'Downloads/World of Warcraft Classic/World of Warcraft' ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)' && sync

World of Warcraft Classic

  • Install World of Warcraft Classic
cd ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Battle.net' && WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' wine ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Battle.net/Battle.net Launcher.exe'

Clean Up

rm -Rf ~/'Downloads/World of Warcraft Classic' ~/'Downloads/Battle.net-Setup.exe' ~/'Desktop/Battle.net.desktop' ~/'Desktop/World of Warcraft Classic.desktop' && cd ~ && sync

Libraries

DXVK

ls ~/'Downloads/dxvk-master-'*'.zip' && rm -Rf '/tmp/dxvk-master' && mkdir -p '/tmp/dxvk-master' && unzip ~/'Downloads/dxvk-master-'*'.zip' -d '/tmp/dxvk-master/' && cp --backup '/tmp/dxvk-master/x64/'*'.dll' ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/windows/system32/' && cp --backup '/tmp/dxvk-master/x32/'*'.dll' ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/windows/syswow64/' && WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' winetricks 'd3d9=native' 'd3d10core=native' 'd3d11=native' 'dxgi=native' && mkdir -p ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/dxvk_shader_cache' && sync

vkd3d-proton

ls ~/'Downloads/vkd3d-proton-master-'*'.zip' && rm -Rf '/tmp/vkd3d-proton-master' && mkdir -p '/tmp/vkd3d-proton-master' && unzip ~/'Downloads/vkd3d-proton-master-'*'.zip' -d '/tmp/vkd3d-proton-master/' && cp --backup '/tmp/vkd3d-proton-master/x64/'*'.dll' ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/windows/system32/' && cp --backup '/tmp/vkd3d-proton-master/x86/'*'.dll' ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/windows/syswow64/' && WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' winetricks 'd3d12=native' 'd3d12core=native' && mkdir -p ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/vkd3d_shader_cache' && sync

Desktop Launcher

Initial

rm -Rf ~/'.local/share/applications/wine/Programs/Battle.net' ~/'.local/share/applications/wine/Programs/World of Warcraft Classic' && mkdir -p ~/'.local/share/applications/wine/Programs/World of Warcraft Classic'

World of Warcraft Classic (Battle.net App)

nano ~/'.local/share/applications/wine/Programs/World of Warcraft Classic/World of Warcraft Classic.desktop'
[Desktop Entry]
Name=World of Warcraft Classic
Categories=Game;AdventureGame;RolePlaying
Exec='/bin/bash' -c "cd ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/' && PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC='400' MESA_SHADER_CACHE_DIR=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' DXVK_STATE_CACHE_PATH=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/dxvk_shader_cache' VKD3D_SHADER_CACHE_PATH=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/vkd3d_shader_cache' WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' wine ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/World of Warcraft Launcher.exe'"
Type=Application
StartupNotify=true
Icon=WowClassic.0
StartupWMClass=wowclassic.exe
Actions=Cache;Kill;Notes;Direct;

[Desktop Action Cache]
Exec='/bin/bash' -c "rm -Rf ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/mesa_shader_cache/'* ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/dxvk_shader_cache/'* ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/vkd3d_shader_cache/'* ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_classic_era_/Cache/'* ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_classic_era_/Fonts/'* && sync && notify-send 'The World of Warcraft Classic cache has been cleaned.'"
Name=Cache Cleanup

[Desktop Action Kill]
Exec='/bin/bash' -c "WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' wineserver --kill"
Name=Force-close

[Desktop Action Notes]
StartupNotify=false
Exec='/bin/bash' -c "gio open 'https://wiki.realmofespionage.xyz/games:wine:world_of_warcraft_classic_era'"
Name=Installation Notes

[Desktop Action Direct]
Exec='/bin/bash' -c "cd ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_classic_era_/' && PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC='400' MESA_SHADER_CACHE_DIR=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' DXVK_STATE_CACHE_PATH=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/dxvk_shader_cache' VKD3D_SHADER_CACHE_PATH=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/vkd3d_shader_cache' WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' wine ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_classic_era_/WowClassic.exe'"
Name=Launch WoW without Battle.net

# End

Icon

  • Requires wrestool
mkdir -p ~/'.local/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps' && cd ~/'.local/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps' && wrestool --output='WowClassic.0.png' --extract --type='14' ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_classic_era_/WowClassic.exe' && cd ~

Quick Commands

Winecfg

WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' winecfg

Winetricks

WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' winetricks

Registry Editor

WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' regedit

Kill

WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' wineserver --kill

Execute

Battle.net App

cd ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Battle.net/' && PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC='400' MESA_SHADER_CACHE_DIR=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' DXVK_STATE_CACHE_PATH=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/dxvk_shader_cache' VKD3D_SHADER_CACHE_PATH=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/vkd3d_shader_cache' WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' WINEDEBUG='' wine ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Battle.net/Battle.net Launcher.exe'

World of Warcraft Classic (Battle.net App)

cd ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/' && PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC='400' MESA_SHADER_CACHE_DIR=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' DXVK_STATE_CACHE_PATH=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/dxvk_shader_cache' VKD3D_SHADER_CACHE_PATH=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/vkd3d_shader_cache' WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' WINEDEBUG='' wine ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/World of Warcraft Launcher.exe'

World of Warcraft Classic

  • Useful for quick graphical testing as this bypasses Battle.net launcher and boots WoW directly
cd ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/' && PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC='400' MESA_SHADER_CACHE_DIR=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' DXVK_STATE_CACHE_PATH=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/dxvk_shader_cache' VKD3D_SHADER_CACHE_PATH=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/vkd3d_shader_cache' WINEPREFIX=~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic' WINEDEBUG='' wine ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_classic_era_/WowClassic.exe'

File Manager

Root

gio open ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_classic_era_/'

AddOns

gio open ~/'.wine/World of Warcraft Classic/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/World of Warcraft/_classic_era_/Interface/AddOns/'
3)
C:/Program Files (x86)/Battle.net
4)
don't auto-start, exit on game launch
5) , 6)
need to be signed into GitHub, and select the latest master artifacts package
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