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    Civilization 5

    I installed civilization 5 and when i run it through steam a black screen shows with the mouse cursor and music. Can anyone help me solve this problem? I would really appreciate it.

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    Re: Civilization 5

    WineHQ is a good resource for running games in wine. Here is the Civilization 5 on steam page: http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManage...sion&iId=21465. There are plenty of suggestions there - including some about the blank screen issue. Specifically:
    RE: ATI
    by Jeremy VIES on Wednesday November 3rd 2010, 10:06
    I play with an ati hd4650.
    i've followed these instructions from above :

    [...]
    winetricks d3dx9 vcrun6 vcrun6sp6 vcrun2003 vcrun2005 vcrun2008 vcrun2010

    don't install directx or vcrun2008 from the game dvd

    winetricks ddr=opengl (higher refresh rate)
    [...]

    and in games I've set all graphics to "normal/medium", if you set it too low or too high, you can't play because of glitches.

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