I recently found there are several layers of programs (some commercial) one can put on top of WINE to run games better and do everything easier. I'm using PlayOnLinu 4.2.1 with Wine 1.7.4 in 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04.
I have previously successfully installed Civilization V with both expansion packs and copied C&C The First Decade even before I got Play on Linux, with Wine alone. (although the second didn't work, I didn't have winetricks, now I could really install, not just copy The First Decade folders and files)
I've tried just about anything to install the game, installing through the CD (never finishes, gets stuck on the end "copying new files"), through Steam (doesn't actually install the game, but Steam with the game's name), and through pointing to the setup file as installation file on the CD (through the options of installation and running
playonlinux /media/setup.exe & on the terminal). I also tried tweaking a few options, and following tutorials, but none have worked so far (still if there's any you think would work, please tell me).
I could try installing on the VM and copying Red Alert 3, but I think it is awkward that an unsupported game installs and a supported one doesn't. Why?
I have two installations of Borderlands on different PCs. On first one everything gone without problems at all, but on the second one game just silently closes without any messages when I click play in launcher. Trying to go into game directly with -NoLauncher doesn't help either. I tried reinstalling .NET, reinstalling MSVC runtime, reinstalling video drivers,providing file with Steam app ID... it seems that there's no error logs in pretty much anywhere I could think of checking, including same location where I see startup logs for successful installation on first PC. Pretty much every
. Is there a way to revert the install to before the patch (which I installed last) without installing all 3 again? I did all installations in one go, so there are no Windows backup points I can use... that likes to mess with CD-checks) that's a few years old itself. After installing the main game and both add-ons as well as the most recent patch, I tried running the game but the Original CD... using the original CD which I bought back then from a retail store. The problem is, my time at home is rather limited and I was really glad I found the 3 hours to install it in the first place. Most
Okay so I'm running GNU/Linux Ubuntu 12.04, I'm trying to play Borderlands 2 and I know it will work as other players have success playing the game. I was told to install the following: vcredist... think) I open steam that was installed via Wine and locate to ~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Steam/SteamApps/common/Borderlands 2/Binaries/Win32 and I type wine Borderlands2.exe (Note: I also have -NoLauncher on my game's properties for launcher settings thing) It takes a while to open, the splash screen shows, and then the everything just kinda crashes (Black screen).. Anyone know how I can fix
/threads/166844-unity-web-player-doesn-t-work http://answers.unity3d.com/questions/438965/auto-update-failed-1.html This link may actually prove to be helpful. However, I don't know which log file they are referring to. If someone can tell me, we may be one step close to getting this game running. Update I removed the log files I had previously uploaded here. One was the from when I attempted... It ran beautifully and smoothly. Then I installed the United 3D browser plugin version 4.1.2f1 using Wine. I registered for the game and went to play it. However, it gave me this error when the game
doesn't see the installation. When I pop the CD in it has a "Play Game" option, however when I click on it Steam thinks it isn't installed and wants to download the game again :@ @. Or if there is a way how can I make Steam see the installation? This is starting to piss me off :@ :@ BTW, I have also tried the Steam retail install option, where I execute the install command from run dialog...The initial install of AVP 2010 worked fine with Steam. After reinstalling the OS and downloading and installing Steam, I can't install AVP 2010 from disc again . I don't want to download the game
I've found a thread that explains how to do it. It involves simply downloading a couple of files, placing them in the appropriate folder and running the game. However, I can't make it work on Linux. Naturally, I've adapted the instructions and placed the files at ~/.local/share/Steam/SteamApps/common/Monaco, but I can't get this to work. I also have an Xbox 360 wired gamepad plugged in. I have tried setting it as Player 1 or Player 2 and keyboard as 1, 2, 3 or 4, but nothing seems to work. Actually, I'm starting to think the thread solution is not gonna work at all because one of those
I bought the Dungeons of Dredmor expansion, Realm of the Diggle Gods, on Steam. However, I prefer to play DoD on Linux, through Desura. Is there any way I can move the expansion to the Desura install, perhaps through copying some files over?
I have manually copied the skyrim directory of steamapps from my old computer to a new one. After installing Steam again, I tried to copy all files back again to start the game, but, when I start steam, it doesn't recognize Skyrim as installed, and need to download again 10Gb of game. :-/ I didn't know about the Steam Backup feature, so, someone can help me, I think it is a Windows Registry Keys that are missing, but I can't find anything on web related to that! Any suggests?
I'm having trouble with Bit.Trip Runner on my laptop, installed using Steam. I try to open the game, it tries to do its "initial install", then thinks for a moment with a black screen, before... in the past for me, so it's probably either an update on my end or theirs. I'm well and truly into the "throw solutions at the wall and see if any of them work" stage. Things I have tried: Deleting..., both x86 and x64 Updating OpenAL to the most recent version I could find Repairing the .Net framework Uninstalling-reboot-reinstalling most of the above Replacing the files in the game's dependency