Hunted: The Demon's Forge is a 3rd person action game made with the Unreal Engine. You will play as E'lara and Caddoc in a linear adventure slaying minions as hero's/assassin's for hire. Wield both projectile, melee and magic weapons and upgrade your ablilities.
Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Hunted: The Demon's Forge in Linux with PlayOnLinux.
Note: This guide applies to the Steam version of Hunted: The Demon's Forge. 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.
To learn more about PlayOnLinux and Wine configuration, see the online manual: PlayOnLinux Explained
Mint 18.2 64-bit
Select "Manage Wine Versions"
Look for the Wine Version: 2.0.2
Click the arrow pointing to the right
Wine 2.0.2 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: hunted
Check all three options:
- Use another version of Wine
- Configure Wine
- Install some libraries
Select Wine 2.0.2
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 (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: Hunted: The Demon's Forge
Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
Back to PlayOnLinux
Arguments: -no-dwrite -no-cef-sandbox
This fixes any missing font problems and the Store problem (Windows needs to be set as Windows XP)
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 "Hunted: The Demon's Forge"
Note: Click debug to see errors and bugs
Click "Login to existing account"
Find Hunted: The Demon's Forge in your Library
Uncheck "Created desktop shortcut"
Uncheck "Create start menu shortcut"
Wait for Hunted: The Demon's Forge to download
Click "Enter Advanced Video Options"
- Screen Resolution
- Fullscreen Mode
Press Esc to apply
- Texture Detail
- World Detail
- Shadow Detail
Rule of thumb:
High settings = More detail, lower frame rates
Low settings = Less detail, higher frame rates
Hunted: The Demon's Forge was made with Unreal Engine so it runs great in PlayOnLinux/Wine like all UE3 games do. I didn't have any problems playing, changing video settings or loading/saving the game. It ran as expected and is actually a quite fun action game with an old school feel.