Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb takes you on an action adventure with Indie through Aztec Dungeons, Jungles and epic ruins. Sneak past mercenaries or take them out with your whip, pistol, shotguns or even hand to hand. Each ruin presents challenging jump tricks and stealth kills to reach the exit.
Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb in Linux with PlayOnLinux.
Note: This guide applies to the GOG version of Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb . Other versions may require additional steps.
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Mint 17.3 64-bit
Select "Manage Wine Versions"
Look for the Wine Version: 1.8.4
Click the arrow pointing to the right
Wine 1.8.4 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: indianajones
Check all three options:
- Use another version of Wine
- Configure Wine
- Install some libraries
Select Wine 1.8.4
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 (DLL's, Components, Libraries)
Check the following:
Note: All packages will automatically download and install
Click Next again...
Check "Yes, I have read and accept EULA"
Uncheck "Create Desktop icon"
You will get several installation errors
They do not affect the game's installation
Name the shortcut: Indiana Jones
Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
Select "Indiana Jones"
Wine version: 1.8.4
Note: Click the + to download other versions of Wine. Click the down-arrow to select other versions of Wine
Click Registry Editor
Navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER - Software - Wine - Direct3D
Right click and select "New"
Click "DWORD Value"
Name the DWORD: MaxShaderModelVS
Back to Wine Tab
Click Wine Configuration again...
Click Drop-Down Menu
Search for: msvcrt
You have added Library: mscvrt (native,builtin)
Video memory size: Enter the amount of memory your video card/chip uses
Launching Indiana Jones
Back to PlayOnLinux
Select "Indiana Jones"
Note: Click debug to see errors and bugs
- Bit Depth
Setting Custom Resolution
Note: Replace username with your loginCode:/home/username/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/indianajones/drive_c/GOG Games/Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb/GameData/indy
Find the res_height line
Change it to:
Or enter whatever 4:3 resolution you want...
Now Display shows the current resolution
Before you launch Indiana Jones
Make sure to change the desktop resolution to match the vars.cfg height/width
Or you will get this error
Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb ran perfectly on my GeForce GTX 950 with a resolution of 1600x1200. After I found out about the registry fix msvcrt, the graphical artifacts were gone as well.