Defiance is a game developed by Trion Worlds and the SyFy channel.
The Earth was terraformed during a war with the an alien encounter. Now, both aliens and humans are working together to restore the world.
The launcher, The patcher
What does not
The game has connected but was disconnected a few minutes after.
What was not tested
Connect to the server but had lot of disconnections when playing on it Features installed : -Microsoft Core fonts -DirectXfull Setup -PhysX Drivers (For Nvidia cards) Using Wine 1.9.5 staging
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Manjaro Linux 17.0.2||Jul 24 2017||2.13||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Thomas Winett|
|Show||Ubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Feb 16 2017||2.1||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Dr. Wes Snyder V|
|Show||Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 13 2016||2.0-rc1||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Dr. Wes Snyder V|
|Show||Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 09 2016||1.9.23||Yes||Yes||Bronze||Dr. Wes Snyder V|
|Show||Manjaro Linux||Jun 06 2016||1.9.11||Yes||Yes||Platinum||an anonymous user|
(12/9/2016) - Need to install Glyph now. Glyph installs well and works. As for Defiance, if using Wine-staging 1.9.23 it will work for a bit and give the connection to server failed mention. I caould play 9 or so minutes and put the video on my YouTube page.
Old way: I created a new 32bit PREFIX (deleted the beta one) and installed via winetricks: corefonts gdiplus ie8 msls31 pngfilt vcrun2010 winhttp wininet wsh56vb xmllite