LEGO Star Wars II encompasses the first three original movies in a silly LEGO story with lots of puzzles, secrets, jump tricks, action and interactive elements. Play with a friend and defeat Darth Vader and his storm troopers with Luke, Leah, R2-D2, C3-PO, Hans Solo, Chewbacca and many more...
Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing LEGO Star Wars II in Linux with PlayOnLinux.
Note: This guide applies to the Retail version of LEGO Star Wars II. 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
Copy Disk Data
Create a new folder on your desktop
Enter the LEGO Star Wars II DVD
Copy everything from the DVD to your new folder
Click "Install a non-listed program"
Select "Install a program in a new virtual drive"
Name the virtual drive: legostarwars
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"
Check "Emulate a virtual desktop"
PlayOnLinux Packages (DLL's, Libraries, Components)
Check the following:
Note: All packages will automatically download and install
Installing LEGO Star Wars II
Select "Select another file"
Navigate to your new folder on your Desktop
Click Next again
Check "I accept the terms..."
Click "Easy Installation"
Name the shortcut: Lego Star Wars II
Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
Select Lego Star Wars II
Wine version: 1.8.4
Note: Click the + to download more 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
Launching LEGO Star Wars II
Select "Lego Star Wars II"
Note: Click debug to see errors and bugs
Click Video Options
- Screen Ratio
- Bump Mapping
- Bloomg Filtering
- Plastic Reflections
Rule of Thumb:
High settings - More detail, lower frame rates
Low settings - Less detail, higher frame rates
LEGO Star Wars II installed and ran perfectly. It even worked with my old Logitech Dual-shock controller. Performance was great on my GeForce 550 Ti. The only issues I had was related to controls and camera movement, but that is inherent with LEGO games.