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  1. booman

    booman Grand High Exalted Mystic Emperor of Linux Gaming Staff Member

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    Please DO NOT USE NO-CD Cracks or Pirated Games

    This is the "suggested" process for creating a step-by-step Guide at GamersOnLinux.
    Please follow this list in order to unify all of our Guides in order to retain a professional appearance.

    Screenshot
    • One screenshot that appears in the thumbnail
    Introduction
    • Short description of the game and/or genre
    Screenshot
    • One more screenshot if you want a large image on the front page
    Specs
    • Distro & 64-bit/32-bit
    • PlayOnLinux version
    • Wine version
    • Video Card and/or Driver version (optional)
    Wine Installation
    • Steps to download and install Wine with PlayOnLinux
    PlayOnLinux setup
    • Manual installation
    • New virtual drive
    • Wine selection
    • 32-bit or 64-bit
    Wine configuration
    • Windows Version
    • Virtual Desktop
    • Library Overrides
    PlayOnLinux Packages
    • Library/DLL’s download/install
    Install Game
    • Download client/game
    • Install from CD ROM/DVD ROM/Download
    PlayOnLinux shortcut
    • Select Executable
    • Name shortcut
    PlayOnLinux Configure
    • Arguments
    • Display Options
    • Mouse override
    • Installing more Packages
    Patch game (optional)
    • Miscellaneous Tab
    • Run an exe in the virtual drive
    Initial Launch
    • Run
    • Debug
    Optimization (optional)
    • Configuring video options
    Conclusion
    • Short description of problems and/or solutions, frame rates, tolerable bugs
    Screenshots (optional)
    • In-Game screenshots - windowed or fullscreen

    Please DO NOT USE NO-CD Cracks or Pirated Games
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2016
  2. Daniel~

    Daniel~ Chief BBS Administrator Staff Member

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    Wow!

    This will allow membership to create their own guides!
    Then post them to share their guide with the world!

    Can't thank you enough Booman":O}

    How will membership actually get their guide into our Guide list?
  3. booman

    booman Grand High Exalted Mystic Emperor of Linux Gaming Staff Member

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    They can post their guide in PlayOnLinux forum and then I will move it to the Guides forum
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    Daniel~ Chief BBS Administrator Staff Member

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    Excellent!
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