AOE 2 DE won't start

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AOE 2 DE won't start

Post by carlospalma » Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:15 pm

Greetings everyone, I used to be able to run AOE 2 DE using steam via wine. That changed after I updated wine to version 5.0.1. Any time I try to start the game I get the following error message:

err:msvcrt:MSVCRT__invalid_parameter (null):0 (null): (null) 0

I've googling around but I've been unable to start the game.

My system specs are:

Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS
GeForce 930MX/PCIe/SSE2

Nvidia driver version 450.51.06

I was wondering if anyone here is having the same issue.

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Re: AOE 2 DE won't start

Post by spoon0042 » Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:34 pm

appdb for that version is here: ... &iId=38430

Do you remember if you had to do anything special to get it to work previously? The test results there seem to indicate needing any or all of wine-staging, dxvk, winetricks vcrun2017 and d3dx9_43 and setting the windows version to 10. It may even be easier to downgrade wine for the time being if things were working.

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