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Alan Wake

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Application Details:

Version: GOG
License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.0.1

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Test Results

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What works


changing resolutions




Shadow Quality

Godray Quality

Backdrop Quality

Distance settings + FOV

 SSAO Quality

etc.. all except for one setting Volumetric Light

What does not

Volumetric light, keep it on low

Gameplay works but for me is around 35ish-60+

* I have an AMD card  running with Mesa Gallium. no matter my settings in Alan Wake my frames stay the same. I do not know if NVIDIA users migth have the same issues as I.


What was not tested

Extended Gameplay, I only tested it till the part where i have escaped the 1st taken, and have gotten out of the cabin.

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
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Additional Comments

I used PlayOnLinux so i can have better management of my installations, the version of wine was 1.9.3-staging. The dll overrides I have for my virtual gaming drive are the following: * All Dxds + d3d * Quartz (Native,builtin) I have also gotten installed Directx9 Jun2010 + vcrun 2005 + 2010 Dotnet20 30 and 40.. that's it. My settings in the game were; AA 2x shadows low godray high backdrop high Anistrophic filtering 4x fxaa off all my distances +FOV were at half (10/20) volumetric light is on low SSAO is off running at 1080p My specs are as follows: AMD Phenom II 965 BE x3 @ 3.4ghz 8gb ddr2 800mhz ram 1tb hdd (72000rpm) AMD Saphire hd7850 2gb OC DDR5 Manjaro x64 - xfce

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 17.04 "Zesty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 16 20172.0.1Yes Yes BronzeCláudio Sampaio (Patola) 
CurrentManjaro LinuxFeb 26 20161.9.3Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy" x86_64Jan 09 20141.7.10Yes Yes GoldRoland Häder 
ShowLinux Mint 14 "Nadia"Jul 12 20131.6-rc4Yes Yes SilverBooman 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 24 20121.5.9Yes No GarbageScott Ritchie 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
31701 Alan Wake crashes on start without native d3dx9_36 NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

To get the Keyboard/Mouse working

Please purge your previously wine installation before using that HowTo!

For patching and installing wine on Ubuntu:

apt-get build-dep wine
(This wine version is given as an example)
tar xjpf wine-1.5.9.tar.bz2
cd wine-1.5.9
patch -p1 < raw3.patch

For patching and installing wine on Gentoo:

mkdir -p /etc/portage/patches/app-emulation/wine-1.5.9
wget -O /etc/portage/patches/app-emulation/wine-1.5.9/raw_input.patch ''
emerge =app-emulation/wine-1.5.9

Thanks to t800 for the tip ;-)


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