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Gunman And The Witch Guide

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  • by booman, Oct 19, 2019 at 1:40 PM
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    Gunman and the Witch is a real-time action strategy game where you build and manage your town while protecting the people from outlaws. When you begin the town is just a few basic buildings like a general store and a lodge, but as you add livestock, gunsmith, church and other necessities you will grow the town and earn more money. But, tend to the needs of the people otherwise the outlaw oppression will force them to leave!

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    Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Gunman and the Witch in Linux with PlayOnLinux.

    Note: This guide applies to the itch.io beta version of Gunman and the Witch. Other versions may require additional steps.

    Tips & Specs:

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

    Mint 19 64-bit
    PlayOnLinux: 4.3.4
    Wine: 4.0.2
    DXVK: 1.4.2

    Wine Installation

    Click Tools
    Select "Manage Wine Versions"

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    Look for the Wine Version: 4.0.2
    Select it
    Click the arrow pointing to the right

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    Click Next

    Downloading Wine

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    Extracting

    Installed

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    Click (amd64) Tab
    Select 4.0.2
    Click the arrow pointing to the right

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    Downloading Wine 64-bit

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    Installed

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    Wine 4.0.2 32-bit and 64-bit is installed, you can close this window

    Download Gunman and Witch from itch.io
    https://phanphantz.itch.io/gatw
    Save to your Desktop

    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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    Nme the virtual drive: gunman
    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 4.0.2
    Click Next

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    Select "64 bits windows installation"
    Click Next

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    Wine Configuration

    Applications Tab
    Windows version: Windows 7

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    Libraries Tab
    Type the following:
    • d3d10
    • d3d10_1
    • d3d10core
    • d3d11
    • dxgi
    Seleect one at a time
    Click Edit
    Change to "native (Windows)"
    Click Apply

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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_d3dx10
    • POL_Install_d3dx11
    • POL_Install_d3dx9
    • POl_Install_tahoma
    Click Next

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    Note: All packages should automatically download and install

    Click Browse

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    Select GMATW_Beta_1.2_Setup.exe
    Click Open

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    Click Next

    Check "I accept the agreement"
    Click Next

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    Click Next

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    Click Next again

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    Uncheck "Create a desktop shortcut"
    Click Next

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    Click Install

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    Uncheck "Launch Gunman and The Witch"
    Click Finish

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    PlayOnLinux Shortcut

    Select "Gunman and The Witch Beta 1.1.exe"
    Click Next

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    Name the shortcut: Gunman and the Witch
    Click Next

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    Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
    Click Next

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    Download DXVK 1.4.2
    https://github.com/doitsujin/dxvk/releases/tag/v1.4.2
    Save to your Desktop
    Extract to your Desktop
    Open the x64 folder
    Copy all of the DLLs

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    Navigate to the Game installation directory
    Full patch:
    Code:
    /home/username/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/gunman/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Gunman And The Witch/
    Paste the DLLs

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    PlayOnLinux Configure

    Back to PlayOnLinux
    Select "Gunman And The Witch"
    Click Configure

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    General Tab
    Wine version: 4.0.2

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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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    Close Configure

    Run "Gunman And The Witch"

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    Note: Click debug to see bugs and errors

    Conclusion:
    Gunman and the Witch ran perfectly in Mint on my GeForce GTX 1060. I was able to use the keyboard and mouse without issues, save, quit and continue where I left off. This is an 8-bit inspired game so it should run on just about any laptop or netbook, but it does require DXVK.

    Gameplay Video:



    Screenshots:
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    Last edited: Jan 6, 2020

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