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Neverwinter Nights

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This is the Version from GOG.com (Good Old Games). It includes the original Neverwinter Nights and three official expansion packs: Shadows of Undrentide, Hordes of the Underdark and Kingmaker.

Application Details:

Version: Diamond Edition (GoG)
License: Retail
URL: http://nwn.bioware.com/
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.18

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Test Results

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What works

Everything.

Runs at 1366x768 resolution.

All video options are selected.

What does not

Workarounds

What was not tested

Multiplayer

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Run the nwn.exe (or the launcher) first for more resolution options. If you don't change it here, max resolution will be 800x600 in the in-game video options.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 16 20183.18Yes Yes NoPlatinumadrian 
ShowSolusJun 26 20183.10Yes Yes NoPlatinumKarol 
ShowSolusFeb 17 20183.1Yes Yes NoSilverKarol 
ShowMac OS X 10.11 "El Capitan"Nov 15 20172.20-stagingYes Yes NoSilversamuel Hungerbuehler 
ShowopenSUSE Tumbleweed (rolling release)Jul 30 20172.13Yes Yes PlatinumFabian Niepelt 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
45058 Neverwinter Nights GOG installer failure NEEDINFO View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO - Find patches
IGN doesn't host the patches anymore either

They can now be found here: http://neverwintervault.org/patches

(thanks to Chris!)

Comments

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crashing errors due to graphical issues, not related to wine
by jack bean on Friday September 22nd 2017, 18:14
what i have found is that two issues may be the leading cause of crashes related to graphics in the gog install.

1) try this: download and install the full dx 9c runtime from microsoft to gain the missing dlls discovered by using the dxdaig tool. this may solve the issue for some people.

2) also: for some reason it seems that several of the mods released by mod authors may or may not have bad file names, whether it is due to the name and/or the suffix being capitalized or mixed case, or the file suffix is the wrong one (example a tga is actually named *.mdl) or the file is corrupt such as a dds or tga that will not have a thumbnail or cannot be opened to view. just delete those bas image files and rename the tga so it is no longer an mdl and the game should return to normal. sure you miuss out on some texture and model upgrades, but the game wont crash. names in upper or mixed case can be renamed to all lower and that can help. NeverWintervault now has full linux version support for most of its community patches and some mods, so those should have a linux ready equivalent that wont or should not have issues with file names. i am assuming similar problems exist in the mac version of wine install for NWN.

last but not least it may or may not help to change the wine version to 2.13 or 2.13-staging and try that since it is the last known platinum test result.
Cannot run under OS X 10.11
by Anton on Thursday June 16th 2016, 7:49
Was unable switch Graphic mode from mac to x11 due to X11.app removal. So driver isn't available and game is fully unplayable (only menus work in xquartz mode)
RE: Cannot run under OS X 10.11
by Andreas on Friday June 30th 2017, 7:45
I had the same problem, i was unable to circumvent. The chargeable version CrossOver works though (except for videos), since it brings its own X11 implementation.
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