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Kung Fu Strike: The Warrior's Rise Guide

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  • by booman, Feb 27, 2015 at 12:24 PM
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    Kung Fu Strike is an action brawler inspired by many martial arts movies. Mash buttons or strategically place each hit against enemies and bosses. Purchase new moves, abilities and finished them off with a Powerfull combo. You can even play Kung Fu Strike with a friend in cooperative campaign.

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    Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring Kung Fu Strike in Linux with PlayOnLinux.

    Note: This guide applies to the Steam version of Kung Fu Strike. Other versions may require additional steps.

    Tips & Specs:

    To learn more about PlayOnLinux and Wine configuration, see the online manual: PlayOnLinux Explained

    Mint 17 64-bit
    PlayOnLinux: 4.2.5
    Wine: 1.6.2

    Wine Installation

    Note: Versions of Wine older than 2.0.2 and Wine 2.12-staging no longer work with Steam


    Click Tools
    Select "Manage Wine Versions"
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    Look for the Wine Version: 1.6.2

    Select it
    Click the arrow pointing to the right
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    Click Next

    Downloading Wine
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    Extracting

    Downloading Gecko
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    Installed
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    Wine 1.6.2 is installed and you can close this window

    Downloading Steam

    Go To: http://www.steampowered.com
    Click Install Steam
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    Do not click "Install Steam Now"
    It will automatically install Linux Steam
    Select Windows Steam instead
    click "Windows" under the green button
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    Navigate to your desktop
    Click Save
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    Setup PlayOnLinux

    Launch PlayOnLinux
    Click Install
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    Click "install a non-listed program"
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    Click Next

    Select "Install a program in a new virtual drive"
    Click Next
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    Name you virtual drive: kungfustrike
    No spaces
    Click Next
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    Select all three options:
    • Use another version of Wine
    • Configure Wine
    • Install some libraries

    Click Next
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    Select Wine 1.6.2
    Click Next
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    Select "32 bits windows installation"
    Click Next
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    Configure Wine

    Applications Tab
    Windows Version: Windows 7
    Click Apply
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    Graphics Tab
    Check: Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows
    Check: Emulate a virtual desktop
    Desktop size: 1024x768
    Click Ok
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    Install Libraries

    Check the following libraries:
    • POL_Install_corefonts
    • POL_Install_d3dx9
    • POL_Install_dotnet40
    • POL_Install_xna31
    Click Next
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    Note: All packages will automatically download and install

    Installing Steam

    Click Browse
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    Navigate to your desktop
    Select: SteamSetup.exe
    Click Open
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    Click Next

    Click Next

    Check: I accept the license...
    Click Next

    Click Next

    Click Next

    Click Install

    Click Finish

    Updating Steam

    More updating, extracting and installing
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    When Steam is done installing the login screen will pop up. You probably won't see any text because there is a font bug.
    Click the "X" to close Steam login
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    PlayOnLinux Shortcut

    Select Steam.exe
    Click Next
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    Name your shortcut: Kung Fu Strike
    Click Next
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    Click Next

    PlayOnLinux Configure

    Back to PlayOnLinux
    Click Configure
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    General Tab
    Arguments: -no-dwrite -no-cef-sandbox
    This fixes the missing font and store problem
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    Note: Click the + to download other versions of Wine. Click the down-arrow to select other versions of Wine

    Display Tab
    Video Memory Size: Select the size of Memory your video card/chip uses
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    Close Configure

    Launching Steam

    Select Kung Fu Strike
    Click Run
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    Note: Click debug to see errors and bugs.

    Click "Login to existing account"
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    Login
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    Steam Overlay

    Steam overlay has been known to cause problems launching games.
    Click Steam menu
    Click Settings
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    Select "In-game"
    Uncheck "Enable Steam Commuinty In-Game"
    Click OK
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    Installing Kung Fu Strike

    Select Kung Fu Strike
    Click Install
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    Click Next
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    Uncheck all options
    Click Next
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    Wait for Kung Fu Strike to download
    Click Finish
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    Click Play
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    There are no video options in Kung Fu Strike
    It automatically adjusts to fullscreen
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    Conclusion:
    Kung Fu Strike ran perfectly in PlayOnLinux with my GeForce 550 Ti. There were no graphical problems and no performance problems. I was even able to connect both of my old controllers and play the cooperative campaign without issues.

    Gameplay Video:


    Screenshots:
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    Last edited: Aug 22, 2017
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