Aion: The Tower of Eternity 3.0.x

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NameAion: The Tower of Eternity
License Free to use
Votes Marked as obsolete
Link Aion Online
Wine Version1.5.30
Free Download Official Download -- Online Installer
Maintainers of this version:
"Eternity" expansion pack. Entire game is now free to play!
Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results (selected in 'Test Results' table below)

What works

Everything but some graphics glitches. Game installation out of the box. Performance is ok with maximum settings.

What does not
Glitches like white rain and spell effects. Hopefully there will be a fix for that soon.

What was not tested

long gameplay

Additional Comments

I installed it in a clean 32-Bit Wineprefix. My graphics card is an AMD Radeon 6950 2 GB. Graphics driver is Catalyst 13.4.

winetricks d3dx9 vcrun2005 dotnet20
Test Results
DistributionTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 13.04 "Raring" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 29 20131.5.30 Yes Yes Gold an anonymous user 
ShowMac OS X 10.8 "Mountain Lion"Mar 16 20131.5.25 No, but has workaround Yes Gold Tristan Deloche 
ShowUbuntu 12.10 "Quantal" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 26 20121.5.18 Yes Yes Gold netrick 
ShowFreeBSD 9.0 x86_64Jan 31 20131.5.17 No, but has workaround Yes Gold Андрей 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 06 20121.5.12 Yes Yes Gold David Racine 

Known bugs
Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
33339 AION: regularly crash during game UNCONFIRMED View
33340 AION: a lot of glitchs/artefacts UNCONFIRMED View
33389 aion performance drop when you play in group UNCONFIRMED View

We Need Help from Everyone!

If you get Aion to work an any operating system with wine, please submit the test and put on the additional comments how did you get the game to work! Any operating system test it's appreciated, but please, if there are already tests with your same operating system, same wine version, same Aion version and same things done and doesn't work, don't post it! We really appreciate your help and we would like to get this game working with wine on as many OS's we can!


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Crashes at account log in
by Jaymes Driver on Thursday August 22nd 2013, 16:28
I am able to load but I crash before I get the chance to put in my log in information.

Is there a log or a dump I can provide someone with to assist me in getting Aion to work on Ubuntu.

I've been trying for a few days, started with a VM but that wouldn't work. Actually got Aion to install with Wine so I had hopes.

I pulled my patched files from my VM and copied them to my aion directory.

I have added all of the directx dll files to the list and made them run builtin. I feel like I may be close to figuring this out, but I know with linux I could still be miles from the finish line :)

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Ubuntu 12.04 64bit
by Dr. Wes Snyder V on Friday August 16th 2013, 17:00

I followed the guide for Ubuntu 12.04 and can get the game to launch. Of note, the NCLauncher complains after pushing Play button but game loads. I did try the script supplied, modified for my setup, with no luck. I can logon and accept user contract.

I did have sound during one launch but have not since. I need to reset my computer as I cannot Alt-Tab or CTRL-ALT-F1 out when the screen goes crazy with the graphics. I have the same results using High or Default graphics. I cannot provide screenshot as computer is totally useless when this occurs. Any thoughts or suggestions?

nVidia 660 TI
32 GB of RAM
Asus board

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Split into EU and US
by Matthew O. on Sunday June 30th 2013, 12:34
Would it not be wiser to split this version of Aion into
EU Gameforge and US NCDot, to make the available information clearer to the userbase.

The EU and US clients are not only on different version numbers, they require different solutions to get them running and have significally different in-game content, especially related to events. What might work for one of the clients does not have to work for the other one.

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text flicker bug details
by pfftzo on Tuesday March 26th 2013, 3:03
text flickering (becoming gradually worse until all text except for monster/pc names is nearly permanently invisible) can immediately be induced by alt+tabbing out of the game, or switching desktop.
however, it does not happen if one switches to a virtual tty (ctrl+alt+f1..f6) instead. switching to one and back will not bring up the flicker bug!

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weird gfx stutter bug
by pfftzo on Saturday March 16th 2013, 2:20
When I join a party and the party "UI" appears, ie the health+mana bars and class icon of other players, int he top left corner of the screen, the graphics of the game will suddenly start stuttering badly and it becomes very hard to navigate.
If I press F12 key which disables the complete UI the game again runs smooth as butter (but I can't see any stats of course oO).
If I leave the party so the party UI disappears again, the game runs fine again.
This problem does not happen with any other UI parts, such as transparent map, only with the party member UI stuff.

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Works for a while
by pfftzo on Monday March 11th 2013, 13:35
On GTX660M Aion works fine, except that after zoning, text starts flickering in and out and zone names displayed on the screen when entering a zone are halfway vertically cut off.
The text flickering affects all sticky quests on the screen and also chat, but does not affect monster/player names.
Eventually the flickering will be so bad that it results in the affected text beinge effectively invisible until restarting the game.

Sometimes the mouse cursor becomes invisible until moving it around a bit, not sure what exactly it is to point at for it to become visible again.

And very rarely game will crash when right-clicking an npc such as trade broker.

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by Андрей on Saturday February 16th 2013, 12:33
Can anyone post parametrs for accessing US server ( please?

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by yourmom on Friday January 25th 2013, 16:01
never once in my 12 years PLUS of using linux, have i EVER seen wine work. literally NEVER. i can get aion's NCsoft launcher installed, when clicked i get a task bar icon like there is a window that might be opening, and then it goes away, and were done. that is the closest i have ever gotten. where is it that we find the process you people used to get this to work? its nice to throw your arms up in victory, and brag about it, but it would be nicer specially for linux, to have more people in the victory stance and fewer in the dark. currently im using Fedora 17 and the latest wine with wine helper programs like suggested. but no luck with anything

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Graphic Issue
by BlackWatch on Friday January 18th 2013, 19:33
I've finally got Aion mostly working, My only issue now is that when i get in-game it's like a blue fog and I can't see anything really. What maybe causing this? I'm using wine version 1.5.18

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wine problem
by Parth Doshi on Friday December 28th 2012, 18:28
When i try to run WINEPREFIX=~/.local/share/wineprefix/aion WINEARCH=win32 wine NCLauncher_setup.exe in terminal; it comes up with error:
wine: cannot find L"C:\\windows\\system32\\NCLauncher_setup.exe"

I have made sure to see that NCLauncher was there, but that didnt solve the problem.

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EU Server
by Daniel Schmid on Monday December 24th 2012, 9:02
I just wanted to leave a note that i could connect to EU Servers with the following Parameters: -ip: -port:2106 -noauthgg -noweb

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AMD bug
by netrick on Sunday November 25th 2012, 3:23
It also may be that 12.10 uses newer drivers than 12.04, because on 12.04 even with default off screen rendering = fbo aion worked perfectly. I don't know whether it's wine related, driver related, or they messed up something in ubuntu 12.10 and I must switch distro... I'm not the only one with this bug in 12.10, look:

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AMD bug
by netrick on Sunday November 25th 2012, 3:19
So, I'm on ubuntu 12.10 using wine 1.5.18 and 1.4. I have amd 6870 with newest propertiary drivers (open source and older don't work too). With default ofc screen rendering = fbo, I just get black screen in almost every app (for example guild wars, aion). When i set it to backbuffer, guild wars works and aion uhm hmm partialy. I can see login screen and play, but: . When i installed nvidia gts 450, the bug wasn't there. What's more, the bug doesn't happen on ubuntu 12.04. Any ideas beside that amd sucks on linux and I should switch to nvidia?


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Issues after install
by casey on Sunday October 14th 2012, 22:01
I am extremely new to linux and have been doing ok handling it. But for some reason I can not seem to get Aion to work. It gives me "The program NCLauncer.exe has encountered a serious problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. and then it gives me a link to this page and I can not understand all the code and how to work it so I just want my game to work and how i can get it to do so properly. Could someone please help me out?

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Possibly found a way to run AION Free To Play GAMEFORGE Launcher
by Linuxbee on Saturday August 18th 2012, 11:59
I'm still not sure but after messing around a bit I have possibly found a way to install and run Gameforge Launcher.

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by Josh on Monday July 23rd 2012, 13:40
If you are getting "Disconnected from server" when trying to log in to NA server, the flags needed have changed in the last patch.

New flags for NA server:

-ip: -port:2106 -cc:1 -noauthgg -charnamemenu -nobs -lbox -f2p -loginex -pwd16

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i dont login in NA server
by piojon on Thursday July 19th 2012, 17:27
i am trying login in the NA server, but it returned

"You have been disconected from the server."

I use the following command
wine */aion.bin -noauthgg -ncg -ip: -port:2106 -cc:1 -lang:enu -noweb

any ideas?


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Gameforge launcher
by hickop on Wednesday June 20th 2012, 12:10
As anyone made the Gameforge launcher to install, and the game to run with it ?
Using wine 1.5.6.

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