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Dungeons & Dragons NeverWinter

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The latest release as of Neverwinter, Fall 2015
Dungeons & Dragons NeverWinter by Cryptic Studios and Perfect World Entertainment. Free-to-Play MMO based on the D&D roleplaying game and packed with epic tales and adventure.

Application Details:

Version: 50.x
License: Free to use
URL: http://games.arcgames.com/en/p...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.51

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Free Download Arc Games Neverwinter official homepage.

Test Results

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What works

Everything I tried. PVE, PVP, Party locations, Stronghold, Sharandar. All music sound, and voice worked as expected.

Even took a screen shot that tabbed me out of the game, tabbed back in and it picked right back up flawlessly

Running on Kubuntu 15.04 

What does not

nothing that was tried.

Workarounds

What was not tested

real money transactions

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

I set enablerawinputsupport 0 out of habit. Tried again with it removed still played flawlessly. I don't think this option is needed anymore, but if you have issues with the mouse you should try it. I am running the old launcher, (i.e. not steam, not arc). It isn't hard to find. I keep several of them on hand :)

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 15.04 "Vivid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 30 20151.7.51Yes Yes PlatinumDale 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

Install
Installing Arc
Standing where you have downloaded the Arc installer enter this comand:
(Alter the prefix and filename as needed)
WINEPREFIX=/wineprefixes/Neverwinter wine ArcInstall_v20131010a.exe

Launching Arc When installing Arc, you should have gotten an option for a desktop shortcut, but the manual way of launching Arc would be:  (Standing in the folder you installed Arc into. Alter the prefix path as needed)

WINEPREFIX=/wineprefixes/Neverwinter wine ArcLauncher.exe

From there you can download and start Neverwinters launcher - Which will update the game and start the actual game.

Tweaks

Windowed mode crashes
Some users have experienced crashes when running in windowed mode. Should that happen for you, try running in full screen mode instead.

Mouse input lagging
If you experience lag when using the mouse, try going to the options panel of the Neverwinter launcher, and add "-enablerawinputsupport 0" in the "Advanced command line" editbox.

Disabling on-demand patching
This is mostly a matter of preference - If you want to force the launcher to update the entire game before you play, head into the options panel of the Neverwinter launcher and check "Disable on-demand patching".

Freezes while on loading screen
There has been problems, with Neverwinter freezing on the loading screen, with a combination of fglrx drivers and wine 1.7 - It isn't quite clear, what exactly triggers that, but downgrading wine, and/or changing fglrx driver versions apparently helps.

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by CheatCat on Monday December 21st 2015, 13:49
1.8-rc1 might fix this if someone really want to try the arc launcher or the old launcher cannot be found.
Arc launcher won't work
by CheatCat on Monday December 21st 2015, 13:47
As OP said, the "old launcher" might work. After some searching I found it but I am not sure I am allowed to link it. Chances are, if nothing else, the link might be dead.

I had zero luck with the Arc Launcher, it seems to be an issue with vcrun2013 and Wines own implementation of msvcp120. See bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=39685 and bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=37881

While the native vcrun2013 fixes this, the launcher gives me unhandled page fault error instead. Perhaps 32 bits wineprefix might fix that.

This happen on 1.7.55 64 bits.
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