Magic the Gathering: Arena current version
Installing and playing the game. No winetweaks needed.
What does not
The default .exe installer. See workaround.
Installed the game using the .msi from: https://forums.mtgarena.com/fo... (Instead of the default .exe installer.)
Ran the game using: wine $WINEPREFIX/drive_c/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)/Wizards\ of\ the\ Coast/MTGA/MTGA.exe (The .lnk created by the installer does not work.)
Configured the wine "desktop" to use a virtual desktop (to avoid issues with the game selecting the wrong monitor and not allowing me to change it). Also turned off automatic mouse capture. The settings I used look like this:
What was not tested
Store transactions and special events
I installed and configured the game based on the test result: https://appdb.winehq.org/objec...
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Fedora 32 x86_64||May 24 2020||5.5||No, but has workaround||No||Yes||Garbage||Marco Devillers|
|Show||Manjaro Linux 19.0.2||Apr 17 2020||5.5||Yes||Yes||Yes||Silver||vries|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Apr 10 2020||5.5||No, but has workaround||No||Yes||Garbage||Nate Droppo|
|Show||Debian 10.x "Buster"||Mar 23 2020||5.0||Yes||No||No||Garbage||thatCarpenter|
|Current||Ubuntu 19.04 "Disco" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Oct 05 2019||4.17||No, but has workaround||Yes||Yes||Gold||Arthur Peters|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|24501||wine-mono does not support WPF||NEW||View|
|45546||Magic The Gathering Arena updater: Unity fork of Mono-runtime reports 'Fatal error in gc, GetThreadContext failed' (suspension of Mono-managed threads sometimes exceed 100ms)||NEW||View|
|45937||Magic The Gathering Arena stops accepting any input after losing and regaining focus||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|47753||Magic The Gathering: Arena (MTGA) issue crashing on start||UNCONFIRMED||View|
It is possible to overcome the "Fatal error in gc, GetThreadContext failed" crash when downloading game files by using a patched version of wine. (see the discussion here https://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=45546)