You know if the game says "Clive Barker" then its going to be horrifying, gory and Hellraiser-inspired. Jericho is first person shooter with AI squad at your side. You will fight minions from hell in all shapes and sizes, but your arsenal and the gritty visuals add to the intense gaming experience.
Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Clive Barker's Jericho in Linux with PlayOnLinux.
Note: This guide applies to the Retail version of Clive Barker's Jericho. Other versions may require additional steps.
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Select "Manage Wine Versions"
Look for the Wine Version: 1.6.2
Note: Try using stable Wine 1.8 and 1.8-staging
Click the arrow pointing to the right
Wine 1.6.2 is installed and you can close this window
Click "Install a non-listed program"
Select "Install a program in a new virtual drive"
Name your virtual drive: jericho
Select all three options:
- Use another version of Wine
- Configure Wine
- Install some libraries
Always select "32 bits windows installation"
Windows Version: Windows 7
Check: Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows
Check: Emulate a virtual desktop
Desktop Size: 1024z768
Installing Packages (Components,DLLs)
Check the following packages:
Select "Select another file"
Navigate to your Clive Barker's Jerico DVD
Name your shortcut: Clive Barker's Jericho
Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
Back to PlayOnLinux
Wine version: 1.6.2
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 acceleration uses
Close PlayOnLinux Configure
Launching Clive Barker's Jericho
Select "Clive Barker's Jericho"
Note: Click Debug to see any errors
Select Aspect ratio
Adjust Screen Resolution to match your Linux desktop
Click Advanced options
Adjust these settings for performance or quality
Rule of thumb:
Higher settings = More detail, lower frame rates
Lower settings = Less detail, higher frame rates
Jericho ran pretty smoothly on my GeForce 550 Ti. There were a few moments of stutter with everything on high, but you can always run it in Openbox desktop to gain some Frames Per Second.
It is a very linear game, but has some cool sci-fi and horror elements to please any gamer.
Video Gameplay by DeathJr www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpqOWnufDHA