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Atma Guide

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    Atma is a colorful fantasy action game with an interesting story and clever fighting mechanics. It isn't a typical hack-n-slash, instead you use earned abilities to solve puzzles, slow down time and attack enemies by slicing zones on the screen.

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    Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Atma Demo in Linux with PlayOnLinux.

    Note: This guide applies to the itch.io version of Amta. Other versions may require additional steps.

    Tips & Specs:

    To learn more about PlayOnLinux and Wine configuration, see the online manual: PlayOnLinux Explained

    Mint 19 64-bit
    PlayOnLinux: 4.3.4
    Wine: 4.0
    DXVK: 1.3.1

    Wine Installation

    Click Tools
    Select "Manage Wine Versions"
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    Look for the Wine Version: 4.0
    Select it
    Click the arrow pointing to the right
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    Click Next

    Downloading Wine
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    Extracting

    Installed
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    Click (amd64) Tab
    Select 4.0
    Click the arrow pointing to the right
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    Downloading Wine 64-bit
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    Installed
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    Wine 4.0 32-bit and 64-bit is installed, you can close this window

    Download Atma demo on itch.io
    Save to your Desktop
    https://atmagame.itch.io/atma

    PlayOnLinux Setup

    Launch PlayOnLinux
    Click Install
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    Click "Install a non-listed program"
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    Select "Install a program in a new virtual drive"
    Click Next
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    Name the virtual drive: atma
    Click Next
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    Check all three options:
    • Use another version of Wine
    • Configure Wine
    • Install some libraries
    Click Next
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    Select Wine 4.0
    Click Next
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    Select "64 bits windows installation"
    Click Next
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    Wine Configuration

    Application Tab
    Windows version: Windows 7
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    Libraries Tab:
    Type the following and click Add
    • d3d10
    • d3d10_1
    • d3d10core
    • d3d11
    • dxgi
    Select one at a time
    Click Edit
    Check "native (Windows)"
    Click Apply
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    Graphics Tab
    Check "Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows"
    Click OK
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    PlayOnLinux Packages (DLLs, Libraries, Components)

    Check the following:
    • POL_Install_corefonts
    • POL_Install_d3dx10
    • POL_Install_d3dx11
    • POL_Install_tahoma
    Click Next
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    Note: All packages should automatically download and install

    Do not click Browse
    Atma demo does not have an installer
    Click Cancel
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    Open Atma Demo with your Archive Manager
    Click Extract
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    Navigate to Program Files in the virtual drive
    Full Path
    Code:
    /home/username/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/atma/drive_c/Program Files/
    Click Extract
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    Click "Show the Files"
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    DXVK Setup

    Download DXVK 1.3.1
    Save to your Desktop & Extract
    https://github.com/doitsujin/dxvk/releases/tag/v1.3.1

    Open the x64 directory
    Copy the DLLs
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    Paste in the Atma_V1.13 Directory
    Full Path
    Code:
    /home/username/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/atma/drive_c/Program Files/Atma_V1.13
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    PlayOnLinux Configure

    Back to PlayOnLinux
    Click Configure
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    Create a Shortcut
    Select atma on the left side

    General Tab
    Click "Make a new shortcut from this virtual drive"
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    Select "Atma_V1.13.exe"
    Click Next
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    Name the shortcut: Atma
    Click Next
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    Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
    Click Next
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    General Tab
    Wine version: 4.0
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    Note: Click the + to download other versions of Wine. Click the down-arrow to select other versions of Wine

    Display Tab
    Video memory size: Enter the amount of memory your video card/chip uses
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    Close Configure

    Run Atma

    Select Atma
    Click Run
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    Note: Click debug to see errors and bugs

    Conclusion:
    Atma ran perfectly in PlayOnLinux the first time. I didn't have any performance issues and was able to play the entire demo in about an hour. It is a well made demo and a pretty interesting game. A lot of dialog to keep you interested in the story.


    Gameplay Video:



    Screenshots:
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