Leveled up from 40-60 and everything works fine.
What does not
What was not tested
Foundry editor, voice chat.
1) We can't use 64-bit with a 32-bit compatibility layer (WoW) in this case as winetricks won't install ie8 correctly, so we force a 32-bit wine. export WINEARCH=win32 2) (Optional) Set the WINEPREFIX variable. For some strange reason, if you point the wineprefix to a folder that already exists you'll get an error about "WINEARCH set to win32 but is a 64-bit installation." export WINEPREFIX=/game_location/folder_that_doesnt_exist 3) Now configure a few options in wine to make the game run better. winecfg -Applications->Windows Version: Windows XP -Graphics->Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows -Graphics->*Don't* allow the window manager to decorate the windows -Graphics->*Don't* allow the window manager to control the windows -Graphics->Emulate a virtual desktop (resolution same size as your monitor). This will significantly increase your FPS. 4) Install IE 8. This solves the problem if you try to use wine's built-in version of IE, where you press the "Login" button from the launcher and nothing happens. winetricks ie8 5) Now install Neverwinter. wine "/game_location/Neverwinter NW.1.20130416a.6/setup.exe" 6) Now double-click the wine shortcut file to start Neverwinter. Click on Options->Advanced Options and type -enablerawinputsupport 0. The camera will be very jerky when moving the mouse: this fixes it. 7) When you successfully login the first time, after the initial loading bar you'll see another window that takes forever. This is normal, just wait it out or try restarting. You can fix this by finding your video card PCI device and vendor ID and adding it to the wine registry with regedit. This may help: http://wiki.winehq.org/UsefulRegistryKeys 8) Inside game options, turn on vertical sync and set mode to full screen.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Gentoo Linux x86_64||Jul 09 2013||1.6-rc4||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
|Show||Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x86_64||Jun 12 2013||1.5.31||Yes||Yes||Gold||Joni Larsen-Haikarainen|
|Show||Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" x86_64||May 19 2013||1.5.30||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
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)