installing, updating, log-in, playing...
What does not
-when starting the game the startscreen appears (I mean the one in which patches are downloaded and installed and you see the latest news about the game). When I click on "Config" a wine c++ runtime library error message appears and the config section doesn't open.
-the bloom effects don't work. (when turning them on nothing happens)
-anti aliasing and anisotophic filtering don't seem to work. (I tried overriding the game settings in my nvidia driver section and had a much better image quality)
-a smooth gameplay. The fps ist very low and laggy (though I have a very good ping of around 14). I get around 20fps and it drops dramaticaly in cities and when many players are in a frame (for example when I'm in a raid group)...then it drops to around 4 frames and is nearly unplayable.
-saving and keeping the right resolution. I have a lapotop with a resolution of 1280*800. Whenever I start the game it switches back to 1024*768. Then I have to set it manually back to 1280*800. It then needs a couple of attempts to get it right. Usually it switches back and forth a few times before setting it to the right resolution. I have to do this procedure every time I start the game.
-when quitting the game a message appears saying it wants to send a bug report.
What was not tested
I'm using a Sony Vaio VGN-NR21S with a Core2Duo @1,6Ghz and a Nvidia 8400M GT so I don't expect very high frame rates. Still I testet it on Windows Vista and could play it very smoothly with the highest settings (like shadows, bloom effects, etc). So I hope the frame rates will go up in future releases of Wine. Keep up the great work guys...
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||openSUSE Tumbleweed (rolling release)||Aug 03 2017||2.13||Yes||Yes||Silver||Maik Wagner|
|Show||Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 05 2016||1.9.22||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|
|Show||Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa"||Feb 21 2016||1.9.3||No, but has workaround||Yes||Gold||Translator5|
|Show||Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" x86-64||Nov 15 2015||1.7.50||Yes||Yes||Gold||John Mish|
|Show||Fedora 20 x86_64||May 25 2014||1.7.18||Yes||Yes||Gold||John Mish|
Install Wine (tested with 1.5.1 32 bits Debian sid)& winetricks (for Debian sid 32bits need to patch wineserver patch from /usr/lib32/wine-unstale to /usr/lib/wine-unstable or make sln) Install .net 2.0 or mono Install DirectX 9 Install corefonts vc2005, 2008, 2010 (Have 3 installed for cross compile, no idea what one is working) All IE family (needed by updater/launcher), what one is working, I don't know because have all installed Install the game (tested with slim installer), with shortcut created on desktop Edit shortcut ... end of command shall looking like: Runes of Magic.exe" -game -opengl Call regedit and now be careful because error of typo & .... -------------------------------------------------------------- Add the following to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Wine\Direct3D (create if it doesnt exist) Add New String Name = Multisampling Data = enabled Add New String Name = UseGLSL Data = disabled -------------------------------------------------------------- In case of error "err:module:import_dll Library DNSAPI.dll (which is needed by..." (Voice chat), copy dnsapi.dll from existing zindoze installation and set to native Vivox pre-builds are known to been only 32 bits then voice chat may acting strange on 64 systems Choose right resolution once game working because wrong one may make fps falling to 4-5... Thanks to all people helping me with linux on my vm...
Note to all potential players:
A recent update to the item shop being web based has broken it for our fellow Linux users, and the GM's have stated that fixing it will not be of any priority, so I would not expect a fix at all.
The item shop will fail to open on any WINE version. The screen will simply be black or white and will not load. This is due to the publisher (at the time of this writing, Gameforge) forcing a change to the item shop interface to make it easier for them to manage outside of Runewaker (the developer's) involvement.
As of yet, the game is still playable on all current WINE versions and OS's, but the item shop is unable to be used.
A good way around this is to sell your diamonds for gold, then ask a diamond seller in game to buy stuff with the gold. If you get an even trade, you should come out even. Unfortunately trading of diamonds directly is not supported.