"Everything" required to play the game with the workaround
accessing menu, shops, gear, perks, items, opening crate, recycling skin, etc
(certain winetricks and setting the game to DX10 mode):
installation via Steam,
What does not
need a task manager to completely close the game.game will stuck on task manager.
slow startup with installing .net framework everytime it starts
be careful when starting the game trying to skip the video might end up closing the game instead.
be patient when waiting for game to start (after video) it'll play sound but take quite long time to show the main menu
Playing in DX11 Mode broke the game graphic make it unplayable at all (ingame) but still able to use the menu
Install the following winetricks before running the game:
corefonts steam dx3dx9_42 vcrun2008 vcrun2015 xact csmt=on
Add -dx10 to the launch options on Steam.
run steam with :
WINEPREFIX=/path/to/prefix WINEDEBUG=-all wine /path/to/steam.exe -no-cef-sandbox parameter
What was not tested
Optimus Laptop (probably not minimum specification) :
Intel Core i5 3317
NVIDIA 740M with proprietary
12 Gb Memory
Hard Disk Drive
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Debian 10.x "Buster"||Oct 23 2019||4.18-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Silver||Daniel Dias|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64||Dec 02 2018||3.21||Yes||Yes||No||Silver||Daniel Dias|
|Show||Arch Linux||Jun 21 2018||3.10-staging||No, but has workaround||Yes||Yes||Silver||asembus|
|Show||Arch Linux||May 10 2018||3.7-staging||N/A||Yes||Yes||Silver||asembus|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 9.x "Stretch" x86_64||Feb 22 2018||3.2||Yes||Yes||No||Silver||Daniel Dias|
Killing Floor 2 uses DirectX 11 features by default. If you're not inclined to use DXVK which translates D3D11 calls to Vulkan, and knowing WINE DirectX 11 support is not yet complete, you should use DirectX 10 mode instead. To enable this, launch Killing Floor 2 with the `-DX10` option.