Renegade X is an indie-made multi-player FPS and vehicular combat game based on Command & Conquer.
Black Dawn is the single player campaign with co-operative A.I. to introduce you to the Renegade X game, weapons, vehicles, characters and enviroments.
Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Black Dawn in Linux with PlayOnLinux.
Tips & Specs:
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Mint 18.3 64-bit
Select "Manage Wine Versions"
Look for the Wine Version: 3.2
Click the arrow pointing to the right
Wine 3.2 is installed and you can close this window
Click "Install a non-listed program"
Select "Install a program in a new virtual drive"
Name the virtual drive: blackdawn
Check all three options:
- Use another version of Wine
- Configure Wine
- Install some libraries
Select Wine: 3.2
Select "32 bits windows installation"
Windows version: Windows 7
check "Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows"
PlayOnLinux Packages (DLL's, Libraries, Components)
Check the following:
Note: All packages will download and install automatically
Installing Black Dawn
Go to: Renegade X Website
Click "Download this file"
Save BlackDawn.exe to your Desktop
Click Next again...
Click "I Accept"
Uncheck "Launch Renegade X Black Dawn"
Name the shortcut: Black Dawn
Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
Back to PlayOnLinux
Select "Black Dawn"
Wine version: 3.2
Note: Click the + to download other versions of Wine. Click the down-arrow to select other versions of Wine
Video memory size: Enter the amount of memory your video card/chip uses
Launching Black Dawn
Select "Black Dawn"
Note: Click Debug to see errors and bugs
- Screen Resolution
- Screen Mode
- Graphics Preset
- Anisotropic Filtering
Black Dawn ran really well on my GeForce GTX 1060. There were a few moments where the frame rates are really low, but otherwise performance was good.
Look out for Renegade X multi-player as well.