Tomb Raider Anniversary is the re-make of the original Tomb Raider in a modern gaming engine. Experience the first adventure fighting against wolves, bears, dinosaurs and solve the mystery on an expedition Lara's father never finished.
Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Tomb Raider Anniversary in Linux with PlayOnLinux.
Note: This guide applies to the Steam version of Tomb Raider Anniversary. Other versions may require additional steps.
Tips & Specs:
Try SteamPlay before using this guide as Valve now uses a fork of Wine called Proton and should run most Windows games.
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Mint 18.3 64-bit
Select "Manage Wine Versions"
Look for the Wine Version: 3.11
Click the arrow pointing to the right
Wine 3.11 is installed and you can close this window
Go To: http://www.steampowered.com
Click Install Steam
Do not click "Install Steam Now"
It will automatically install Linux Steam
Select Windows Steam instead
click "Windows" under the green button
Navigate to your desktop
Click "install a non-listed program"
Select "Install a program in a new virtual drive"
Name your virtual drive: tombraideranniversary
Check all three options:
- Use another version of Wine
- Configure Wine
- Install some libraries
Select Wine 3.11
Select "32 bits windows installation"
Windows Version: Windows 7
Check: Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows
PlayOnLinux Packages (Libraries, Components, DLL's)
Check the following libraries:
Note: All packages will automatically download and install
Navigate to your desktop
Check: I accept the license...
Click the "X" to close Steam login
Name your shortcut: Tomb Raider Anniversary
Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
Back to PlayOnLinux
Wine Version: 3.11
This fixes any missing font problems
Note: Click the + to download other versions of Wine. Click the down-arrow to select other versions of wine
Video Memory Size: Select the size of Memory your video card/chip uses
Select Tomb Raider Anniversary
Note: Click debug to see errors and bugs
Click "Login to existing account"
Find Tomb Raider Anniversary in your Steam Library
Uncheck "Created desktop shortcut"
Uncheck "Created start menu shortcut"
Wait for the game to download
Check "Tomb Raider: Anniversary Setup
- Refresh Rate
- Anti Aliasing
- Fullscreen Effects
- Depth of Field
- Water Effects
Check "Play Tomb Raider: Anniversary
In Game Optmization
Click Display Mode
Tomb Raider Anniversary ran perfectly on my GeForce GTX 1060. I played all the way up to the Tyrannasaurus Rex boss fight without issues. It actually looks quite beautiful for an older game. Should run on just about any hardware.