Mount&Blade With Fire & Sword is spin-off stand-alone expansion for Mount&Blade
While some may prefer Warband, With Fire & Sword brings post-medieval weaponry into the fray, where any peasant with a rifle can knock you from your horse and end you reign of carnage. While armor and shields are still used on the field, you get a feel that they are making a last stand as the times change.
What does not
Sometimes it is necessary to kill pulseaudio in order to have a good sound (I think this problems relates with wine+pulseaudio since every other program works fine)
If I use directx9 i have sometimes (after a great battle) out_of_memory exceptions. Setting to directx7 solved it for me.
What was not tested
Everything was tested (long multiplayer& singleplayer sessions)
Installed from steam. If you run over steam invisible font problem the easiest solution is to deactive dwrite.dll. Following steps are necessary: 1. $ winecfg 2. Libraries 3. New override for library 4. Insert here dwrite 5. edit --> disable Now when the game is installed try to start it. If you noticed a broken config menu don't worry - everything is changeable in rgl_config.txt If you have a slow GPU it makes sense to set to Directx7. Just change the 'use_pixel_shaders' and 'use_vertex_shaders' attributes in rgl_config.txt to 0. This forces the game to run with dx7. You will also have a bad performance if you don't set force_single_threading = 1 in the rgl_config.txt. If you have a optimus board (e.g. netbook with intel graphic+nvidia) you can either run steam with optirun (bumblee package) or primusrun (primus: https://github.com/amonakov/primus). primusrun is new and has some advantages. E.g. games like World of Warcraft run twice as fast as with optirun. But: Mount and Blade games are an exception. I have run into microlags so just use optirun to play it. If you have sound problems (e.g. missing or glichting sound) change the settings of pulseaudio (view http://www.fuduntu.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=2572 for further details): 1. # nano /etc/pulse/daemon.conf 2. (...) default-fragments = 16 default-fragment-size-msec = 50 I didn't run over mouse problems but if you have one just take a look at other reports (warband and fire&sword are all the same engine). My system is: CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz GPU: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [Quadro NVS 4200M] (rev ff) Have fun!
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 25 2012||1.5.18||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jun 02 2011||1.3.21||Yes||Yes||Bronze||an anonymous user|
|Show||FreeBSD 8.1||May 16 2011||1.3.19||Yes||Yes||Silver||Tim Cooper|
|Show||Linux Mint 10 "Julia"||May 13 2011||1.3.19||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Brian V|
|Show||Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard"||May 08 2011||1.3.19||Yes||Yes||Gold||Bouchon|