Once again Guybrush Threepwood saves the world from the evil pirate LeChuck to later find they be come allies? Wait no... Guybrush is stranded on a Carribean island with a voodoo infected hand searching for a boat to rescue his wife Elaine from his nemesis LeChuck who happen to be friends. What? No way!
Play a clever puzzle/adventure made by TellTale games in a completely 3D environment and explore the silly dialog-ridden Carribean islands.
Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Tales of Monkey Island in Linux with PlayOnLinux.
Note: This guide applies to the GOG version of Tales of Monkey Island. Other versions may require additional steps.
Tips & Specs:
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Mint 18.3 64-bit
Select "Manage Wine Versions"
Look for the Wine Version: 3.0
Click the arrow pointing to the right
Wine 3.0 is installed and you can close this window
Click "Install a non-listed program"
Select "Install a program in a new virtual drive"
Name the virtual drive: talesmonkeyisland
Check all three options:
- Use another version of Wine
- Configure Wine
- Install some libraries
Select Wine 3.0
Select "32 bits windows installation"
Windows version: windows 7
Check "Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows"
PlayOnLinux Packages (DLLs, Libraries, Components)
Check the following:
Note: All packages should automatically download and install
Navigate to the Tales of Monkey Island installer
Click Next again...
Uncheck "Create desktop icons"
Check "Yes, I have read and accept EULA"
Select each chapter of Tales Of Monkey Island one at a time and create a short cut.
Or, just create a shortcut to chapter one until you finish it and then create a new shortcut later.
Name it "Tales Monkey Island ch1"
Select the next chapter or "I don't want to make another shortcut"
Select "Tales of Monkey Island"
Wine version: 3.0
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
Select "Tales Monkey Island ch1"
Note: Click debug to see bugs and errors
Tales of Monkey Island surprisingly ran perfectly! Wine 3.0 handled the game just fine with my GeForce GTX 1060. I was able to save, load and run each chapter without issue. Even the in-game settings worked without problems.