The staging version of wine is a testbed of a vast number of patches for a multitude of things. Generally speaking, this enables at least working support for many games, albeit with ugly hacked together code. This is usually the spot to find the easiest to run version of wine for most modern games that arent %100 supported in Codeweavers Crossover wine or vanilla wine.

As of early 2018, the maintainers of the project left, and passed the torch onto another individual. As of the time I am writing this page, it is not properly reflected in the guide section, so here is one. The main site is here:

https://wine-staging.com

Fedora Installation

Execute the following commands to install the F27 repo, fix for other Fedora releases appropriately:

    sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://repos.wine-staging.com/fedora/27/winehq.repo
    sudo dnf makecache
    sudo dnf install winehq-staging

PopOS/Ubuntu/Mint

Execute the following commands

    sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
    wget -nc https://repos.wine-staging.com/wine/Release.key    
    sudo apt-key add Release.key    
    sudo apt-add-repository https://repos.wine-staging.com/wine-builds/ubuntu/    
    sudo apt-get update    
    sudo apt-get install --install-recommends winehq-staging