Bloodrayne is the original GothPunk vampire bloodsucking action game that takes place in 1993. Play as Rayne taking out vampire minions, zombies and bosses as you search for her father.
Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Bloodrayne in Linux with PlayOnLinux.
Note: This guide applies to the GOG version of Bloodrayne. Other versions may require additional steps.
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Mint 17.3 64-bit
Select "Manage Wine Versions"
Look for the Wine Version: 2.0
Click the arrow pointing to the right
Wine 2.0 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: bloodrayne
Check all three options:
- Use another version of Wine
- Configure Wine
- Install some libraries
Select Wine 2.0
Select "32 bits windows installation"
Windows version: Windows 7
Check "Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows"
Check "emulate a virtual desktop"
Desktop size: 1024x768
PlayOnLinux Packages (DLLs, Libraries, Components)
Check the following:
Click Next again...
Check "Yes, I have read and accept EULA"
Uncheck "Create desktop icons"
When installation is complete
Name the shortcut: Bloodrayne
Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
Wine version: 2.0
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
Note: Click debug to see errors and bugs
Launcher Setup Options
- Color Depth
- 3D Card
- Texture detail
- Bump mapping
- Dynamic shadows
- Water reflections
Note: Bloodrayne does not support widescreen resolutions. If you want fullscreen, match your Linux desktop size to the resolution you set in the launcher
Bloodrayne may act like its crashing, but if you click "OK" and wait it will continue to launch
Bloodrayne runs perfectly on my GeForce GTX 950. I didn't have any performance issues. I get errors if I do not set my Desktop resolution to 1600x1200 before launching. Otherwise, its an old classic that runs great in Linux.