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Dungeons & Dragons NeverWinter

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Neverwinter is a true Dungeons & Dragons experience, brought to life with the dynamic Cryptic game engine. In the classic D&D setting of the Forgotten Realms, players will explore and defend one of the most beloved cities from Dungeons & Dragons, as it rises from the ashes of destruction.

Application Details:

Version: 1.x
License: Free to use
URL: http://games.arcgames.com/en/p...
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.6-rc4

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What works

  • Installation
  • Patching
  • Logging in
  • Character creation and customization
  • Playing the game 

There is significant slow-down, the game itself is constantly hogging 10 to 30% of my CPU, but setting the CPU affinity to 1 core (via taskset -p 1 `pidof GameClient.exe`) gave it a nice FPS boost. I found no glitches up to level 5 (first quests, dungeon and running around the city), no problems in the game HUD or the controls. It runs a bit choppy on high graphics and smooth in the mid settings, so it's playable.

It does require IE8 from winetricks, because the launcher doesn't work with wine's native iexplore (SubmitFailed).

 

What does not

Workarounds

What was not tested

The ZEN store, because I'm broke ! :) 

Hardware tested

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  • Additional Comments

    IE8 (installed via winetricks) under wine wants to download pages as files instead of renderein them at least for me. The workaround is to launch IE from wine's explorer, e.g. wine explorer 'C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe'

    selected in Test Results table below
    Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
    Workaround?
    RatingSubmitter
    ShowGentoo Linux x86_64Jul 09 20131.6-rc4Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
    ShowLinux Mint 15 "Olivia" x86_64Jun 12 20131.5.31Yes Yes GoldJoni Larsen-Haikarainen 
    CurrentLinux Mint 14 "Nadia" x86_64May 19 20131.5.30Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 

    Known Bugs

    Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
    33643 Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter: stuttering mouse input UNCONFIRMED View

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    HowTo / Notes

    Install
    Because of bug 33495 Neverwinter needs ie8 installed, which currently can only be installed in a 32 bit prefix.
    (Alter the prefix path as needed)
    WINEPREFIX=/wineprefixes/Neverwinter WINEARCH=win32 winetricks ie8 
    Install and launch the game with the same prefix as before. WINEARCH isn't required after this point.
    In the options panel of the launcher, it seems to help to check "Disable on-demand patching" and put "-enablerawinputsupport 0" in the "Advanced command line" editbox.

    Per discussions below, some people experience a crash running in windowed mode. It seems full screen is more stable with some computer setups.

    Only ie8 is needed for this game to install and run now. Previously it was required to install the following: WINEPREFIX=/wineprefixes/Neverwinter winetricks corefonts, d3dx9, msls31, winhttp, wininet, ie8

    (Left here in case someone should need them)

    Comments

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    Will not pass the loading screen
    by Dale on Saturday June 29th 2013, 9:51
    Everything looks good, updates correctly. I cannot get past the loading screen, it seems to either freeze or just doesn't continue for some reason.

    I am also on 64 bit trying 32 bit wine versions.

    I have tried several wine versions including 1.5.3, 1.6RC3, 1.3.?.

    I am now in the process of loading a 32 bit linux on an extra partition to see if it is a 32 bit vs 64 bit problem.
    RE: Will not pass the loading screen
    by Joshua on Monday July 22nd 2013, 8:45
    Have you tried adding this to the Advanced command line field in options?:

    -enablerawinputsupport 0
    RE: Will not pass the loading screen
    by Dale on Monday July 22nd 2013, 16:36
    I had set that before, but seeing another comment that it takes a very long time to go from loading screen to character pick screen I tried again and just let it run.
    it does take a very long time to enter the character choose screen. I'm pretty sure it was working but I just wasn't patient enough. it works very well now and I have almost as many fps as on windows.
    Stuck at monitor calibration - mouse click doesn't work
    by AsadAlrafidain on Wednesday June 26th 2013, 3:20
    Hi
    Can't get past the monitor brightness calibration , I click on "OK" or "Advanced" and nothing happens. I even tried pressing "Enter" on the keyboard and waited for a long time and it is the same , nothing happens.

    Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit (the wine prefix I used for the game is 32 bit though)
    wine 1.6-rc3 (also tried 1.6-rc2)
    winetricks ie8
    by Joël on Thursday June 20th 2013, 5:20
    This didn't fix the launcher for me.
    Maybe because i'm using a 64 bits system, or maybe for whatever reason i couldn't figure out.
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