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Devilian Guide

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  • by booman, Aug 4, 2017 at 1:26 PM
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    Devilian is a free-to-play MMORPG where you can play as half-devil hero's protecting Nala from corruption and evil. Select from 5 classes and play with your friends as your slay all kinds of minions and bosses in epic landscapes.

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

    Note: This guide applies to the Glyph Client version of Devilian. Other versions may require additional steps.

    Tips & Specs:

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

    Mint 18.1 64-bit
    PlayOnLinux: 4.2.12
    Wine: 2.0.2

    Wine Installation

    Click Tools
    Select "Manage Wine Versions"
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    Look for the Wine Version: 2.0.2
    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 2.0.2 is installed and you can close this window

    Download Glyph client

    Go to: https://www.deviliangame.com
    Sign up and click "Play On Windows"
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    Save GlyphInstall-###-###.exe to a folder on your Desktop
    Click Save
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    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: devilian
    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: 2.0.2
    Click Next
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    Note: Feel free to download the newest version of Wine or "staging" versions as well

    Select "32 bits windows installation"
    Click Next
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    Wine Configuration

    Applications Tab
    Windows Version: Windows XP
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    Note: Its important to keep Windows version set at Windows XP to install Glyph client

    Graphics Tab
    Check "Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows"
    Click OK
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    Installing Packages (DLLs, Libraries, Components)

    Check the following:
    • POL_Install_corefonts
    • POL_Install_d3dx9
    • POL_Install_devenum
    • POL_Install_tahoma
    • POL_Install_vcrun2012
    • POL_Install_vcrun2013
    Click Next
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    Note: All packages should automatically download and install

    Installing Glyph Client

    Click Browse

    Select "GlyphInstall-###-###.exe"
    Click Open
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    Click Next again

    Click Accept
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    Enter your email and password
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    Close Glyph Client

    Note: Initially only a few games will appear because we are in Windows XP mode

    PlayOnLinux Shortcut

    Select "GlyphClient.exe"
    Click Next
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    Name the shortcut: Devilian
    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
    Click Configure
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    General Tab
    Wine version: 2.0.2
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    Note: Click the + to download other versions of Wine. Click the down-arrow to select other versions of Wine

    Wine Tab
    Click "Configure Wine"
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    Applications Tab
    Set Windows version to Windows 7
    Click OK
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    Display Tab
    Video memory size: enter the amount of memory your video card/chip uses
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    Close Configure

    Installing/Downloading Devilian

    Select Devilian
    Click Run
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    Note: Click debug to see errors and bugs

    Now you will see all of the available Glyph games
    Select Devilian
    Click Install
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    Uncheck "Create Start Menu shortcut"
    Uncheck "Created Desktop shortcut"
    Click OK
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    Devilian is less than 10 Gigabytes
    Click Play
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    Optimization

    Click Options
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    Video Settings
    Adjust:
    • Windowed Mode
    • Fullscreen/Windowed Mode
    • Fullscreen Mode
    • Resolution
    • Anti-aliasing
    • Vsync
    Click Apply

    Graphics Quality
    Adjust:
    • Overall Quality
    • Physics Quality
    • Image Quality
    • SSAO
    • Texture Quality
    • Shadow Size
    • Shadow Quality
    • Brightness
    Click Apply
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    Rule of thumb:
    High settings = More detail, lower frame rates
    Low settings = Less detail, higher frame rates

    Conclusion:
    The first time I tried to play Devilian through Steam it wouldn't install Glyph client at all. When I found that the Glyph client installed with an initial Windows XP setting, everything went fine except Devilian wasn't on the game list. So changing back to Windows 7 allowed the Glyph client to install and play Devilian. After that everything went fine! It plays pretty well on my GeForce GTX 1060. There are a few frame drops here and there while streaming data. But I think those can be resolved by adjusting the graphics settings. Or even try using a "staging" version of Wine.

    Gameplay Video:


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