Divine Divinity is no typical hack-n-slash... instead, you will become addictively intimate with your characters story, customization and interactive world. Upgrade your armor, repair, interact with any object on the screen, move objects to reveal secrets, the exploration goes on and on.
Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Divine Divinity in Linux with PlayOnLinux.
Note: This guide applies to the Humble Bundle version of Divine Divinity. Other versions may require additional steps.
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Mint 17 64-bit
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: divinedivinity
Check the following options:
Use another version of Wine
Select Wine 1.6.2
Select "32-bits windows installation"
Windows version: Windows 7
Check "Automatically capture the mouse in full screen windows"
Check "Emulate a virtual drive"
Desktop size: 1024x768
Uncheck "Launche Divine Divinity"
Name your shortcut: Divine Divinity
Name your shortcut: Divine Config
Back to PlayOnLinux
Select "Divine Divinity"
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 card/chip uses
Divine Divinity First Launch
Select "Divine Config"
Note: Click Debug to see errors and bugs
Select a resolution to match your Linux Desktop
Click "Apply & Close"
Adjust the Quality, ZTunnel, 3D Shadows and Fog
Divine Divnity ran perfectly with no overrides or extra libraries. Performance was great as expected since it was an older game from 2002. I was very impressed with the visuals, interactive objects and graphical design overall.