You can install the game without any additional tools.
However, in order to launch the game menu, wine-mono has to be installed.
On top of that you need to install some DirectX driver, like d3dx9 (and/or d9vk/dxvk). I haven't tried thoroughly but installing d9vk enabled me to launch the game play.
The game is unfortunately not playable for me using Intel GPU nor Nvidia GPU. Although the game menu seems quite responsive with Nvidia, the game itself is very laggy. It is not just the framerate though, the game has even worse response times so everything you press on the keyboard takes quite a while to process and has a cumulative effect so you either end up crashing the vehicle to the nearest wall or some action you tried to perform a few times will then continue performing in a loop (seemingly) forever.
What does not
- The game play is very laggy, frame rate mos of the time low. When you try to exit the game exit menu appears - then the game starts running very fluently until you close the exist window again.
- Full screen doesn't seem to work at all so it is better to set some lower resolution and a windowed mode in order for the texts to be nicely readable on the screen.
Well, I had to install wine-mono and some DirectX driver. But that's still not enough to make the game playable, though it runs.
What was not tested
Most of the gameplay. Every time I've tried playing this I either crashed or got to a state where exiting the game by clicking the close window button was necessary.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 20.10 "Groovy" (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Mar 09 2021||6.3-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Bronze||zubozrout|
|Current||Ubuntu 20.10 "Groovy" (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 15 2020||6.0-rc2-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Garbage||zubozrout|