Dishonored is a stealth FPS where you play as the Emperess's bodyguard who was framed for her murder. Escaping from prison you have become an assassin in search for justice!
- Perform clever melee assassinations
- Kill at a distance with guns, crossbows, and other gadets
- Teleport from shadow to shadow
- Possess creatures and travel un-noticed
Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Dishonored in Linux with PlayOnLinux.
Note: This guide applies to the Steam version of Dishonored. Other versions may require additional steps.
Tips & Specs:
Try SteamPlay before using this guide as Valve now uses a fork of Wine called Proton and should run most Windows games.
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Mint 17 64-bit
Note: Wine versions older than 2.0.2 and 2.12-staging no longer work with Steam.
Select "Manage Wine Versions"
Look for the Wine Version: 1.7.49-staging
Note: Try using stable Wine 1.8 and 1.8-staging
Click the arrow pointing to the right
Wine 1.7.49-staging is installed and you can close this window
Go To: http://www.steampowered.com
Click Install Steam
Do not click "Install Steam Now"
It will automatically install Linux Steam
Select Windows Steam instead
click "Windows" under the green button
Navigate to your desktop
Click "install a non-listed program"
Select "Install a program in a new virtual drive"
Name your virtual drive: dishonored
Select all three options:
- Use another version of Wine
- Configure Wine
- Install some libraries
Select Wine 1.7.49-staging
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: 1024x768
PlayOnLinux Packages (Libraries, Components, DLL's)
Check the following libraries:
Note: All packages will automatically download and install
Navigate to your desktop
Check: I accept the license...
Steam will not have any fonts due to dwrite functionality
Click the "X" to close Steam login
Name your shortcut: Dishonored
Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
Back to PlayOnLinux
Arguments: -no-dwrite -no-cef-sandbox
This fixes the missing font and store problem
Note: Click the + to download other versions of Wine. Click the down-arrow to select other versions of wine
Video Memory Size: Select the size of Memory your video card/chip uses
Note: Click debug to see errors and bugs
Click "Login to existing account"
Wait for Dishonored to download
- Field of View
- Texture Details
- Model Details
- Light Shafts
- Rat Shadows
Click Video Settings
Adust fullscreen, vertical sync and resolution
Rule of Thumb
High settings = More detail, lower frame rates
Low settings = Less detail, higher frame rates
Dishonored ran perfectly on my Geforce 550 Ti and I experienced great frame rates. Everything was smooth from loading, saving and changing video settings, to mouse movement, interacting and exiting the game.