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The Curse of Monkey Island Guide

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    Once again Guybrush Threepwood is caught in a mess with Voodoo Zombie Pirate LeChuck! But there is a twist, he also accidentally cursed his wife Elaine by turning her into a gold statue. Explore the mysteries of Plunder Island, solve clever & silly pirate puzzles and interact with the residents.

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    Follow my step-by-step guide on installing and configuring The Curse of Monkey Island in Linux with PlayOnLinux.

    Note: This guide applies to the GOG version of The Curse of Monkey Island. Other versions may require additional steps.

    Tips & Specs:

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

    Mint 18.3 64-bit
    PlayOnLinux: 4.2.12
    Wine: 3.0

    Wine Installation

    Click Tools
    Select "Manage Wine Versions"
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    Look for the Wine Version: 3.0
    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 3.0 is installed and you can close this window

    PlayOnLinux Setup

    Launch PlayOnLinux
    Click Install
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    Click "Install a non-listed program"
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    Select "Install a program in a new virtual drive"
    Click Next
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    Name the virtual drive: cursemonkeyisland
    Click Next
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    Check all three options:
    • Use another version of Wine
    • Configure Wine
    • Install some libraries
    Click Next
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    Select Wine 3.0
    Click Next
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    Select "32 bits windows installation"
    Click Next
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    Wine Configuration

    Applications Tab
    Windows version: Windows 7
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    Graphics Tab
    Check "Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows"
    Click OK
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    PlayOnLinux Packages (DLLs, Libraries, Components)

    Check the Following:
    • POL_Install_corefonts
    • POL_Install_d3dx9
    • POL_Install_tahoma
    Click Next
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    Click Browse

    Select "setup_the_curse_of_monkey_islandtm.exe"
    Click Open
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    Click Next again...

    Click OK
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    Click Options
    Uncheck "Create desktop icon"
    Check "Yes, I have read and accept EULA"
    Click Install
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    Click Exit
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    PlayOnLinux Shortcut

    Select "scummvm.exe"
    Click Next
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    Name the shortcut: Curse of Monkey Island
    Click Next
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    Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
    Click Next
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    PlayOnLinux Configure

    Back to PlayOnLinux
    Select "Curse of Monkey Island"
    Click Configure
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    General Tab
    Wine version: 3.0
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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: Enter the amount of memory your video card/chip uses
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    Run Curse of Monkey Island with Windows SCUMMVM

    Select "Curse of Monkey Island"
    Click Run
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    Note: Click debug to see bugs and errors

    SCUMMVM (Windows)

    Updates check: Never
    Click Proceed
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    Click "Add Game..."
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    Navigate to C:\GOG Games\
    Select "The Curse of Monkey Island" folder
    Click Choose
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    Click OK
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    Click Start
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    Run Curse of Monkey Island with Linux SCUMMVM

    Use your package manager to install SCUMMVM

    or download from the website:
    https://www.scummvm.org/downloads/
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    Launch Linux SCUMMVM
    Click "Add Game..."
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    Navigate to the same GOG Games folder: The Curse of Monkey Island
    Full Path:
    Code:
    /home/username/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/cursemonkeyisland/drive_c/GOG Games/
    Click Choose
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    Click OK
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    Click Start
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    Conclusion:
    To play Curse of Monkey Island you only need to install it with PlayOnLinux or Wine, then just launch the Linux SCUMMVM and add the path. Pretty simple! Everything else runs perfectly fine.

    Gameplay Video:


    Screenshots:
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