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Borderlands 2

Release Steam Version

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
License: Retail
URL: http://www.gearboxsoftware.com...
Votes: 7
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.6-rc5

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What works

Install via Steam

Singleplayer

Multiplayer

Extras

What does not

Physx deliver unplayable performance (because no driver for using the nvidia card under linux, the game use the processor, it is not a problem of wine, it's nvidia who doesn't care about linux...)

Launcher

Workarounds

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Additional Comments

Need to place a file named "steam_appid.txt" with the contents '49520' (without quotes), in the Steam\steamapps\common\Border­lands 2\Binaries\Win32 folder. After doing this, run the Borderlands2.exe (NOT the launcher.exe) with Wine directly while Steam is running.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowDebian GNU/Linux Unstable "Sid"Jul 14 20131.6-rc5Yes Yes SilverAndrew Jones 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 21 20131.6-rc2Yes Yes Bronzesubraizada3 
ShowUbuntu 13.04 "Raring" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 08 20131.5.27Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 12 20131.5.25Yes Yes Goldjitsumi 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Jan 20 20131.5.22Yes Yes GoldJoseph Williams 

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HowTo / Notes

How to start the game without the launcher

The borderlands lancher is not working with wine. But to run the game, it is this application that steam starts first. To work around the problem, do the following:

Create a file named steam_appid.txt with the contents "49520" (without quotes).

Put this files into the Steam/steamapps/common/Borderlands 2/Binaries/Win32 folder

 Then, every time you runs the game, first runs steam, and only when steam is running, start the game by running Borderlands2.exe (in the Steam/steamapps/common/Borderlands 2/Binaries/Win32 folder)

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