Myst V: End Of Ages is the final episode of the Myst series. Follow the story of Yeisha as she is now grown up. What will happen to the ages in the final game in the series?
Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Myst V: End Of Ages in Linux with PlayOnLinux.
Note: This guide applies to the GOG version of Myst V: End Of Ages. Other versions may require additional steps.
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Mint 17.3 64-bit
Select "Manage Wine Versions"
Look for the Wine Version: 1.8.2
Click the arrow pointing to the right
Wine 1.8.2 is installed and you can close this window
Click "Install non-listed program"
Select "Install a program in a new virtual drive"
Name the virtual drive: myst5
Check all three options:
- Use another version of Wine
- Configure Wine
- Install some libraries
Select Wine 1.8.2
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: 1920x1080
Installing Libraries (Components, DLL's, Libraries)
Check all the Following:
Click Next again...
Check "Yes, I have read and accept EULA"
Uncheck "Create desktop icons"
Name the shortcut: Myst 5
Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
Back to PlayOnLinux
Select "Myst 5"
Wine version: 1.8.2
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
Running Myst 5
Select Myst 5
Note: Click debug to see errors and bugs
- Video Resolution
- Dynamic Relfections
- Video Quality
- Texture Quality
- Anisotropic Filtering
Note: Uncheck "Recommended Only" under Video Resolution to select widescreen resolutions
Rule of thumb:
High settings = More detail, lower frame rates
Low settings = Less detail, higher frame rates
Myst 5 End Of Ages ran perfectly on my GeForce 9800 and my GeForce 550 Ti. Directmusic and dsound need to be installed in order to play the character dialog properly. Despite its age, this game is very high quality and still put a load on my video card.