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Shelter Guide

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  • by booman, Jan 20, 2017 at 12:23 PM
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    Mother Badger has to protect her cubs from a dangerous forest. Nurture each cub and lead them through dense terrain with a unique graphical style.

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

    Note: This guide applies to the GOG version of Shelter. Other versions may require additional steps.

    Tips & Specs:

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

    Mint 17.3 64-bit
    PlayOnLinux: 4.2.10
    Wine: 1.8.5

    Wine Installation

    Click Tools
    Select "Manage Wine Versions"
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    Look for the Wine Version: 1.8.5
    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 1.8.5 is installed and you can close this window

    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: shelter
    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 1.8.5
    Click Next
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    Select "32 bits windows installation"
    Click Next
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    Wine Configuration

    Applications Tab
    Windows version: Windows 7
    Click Apply
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    Graphics Tab
    Check "Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows"
    Check "Emulate a virtual desktop"
    Desktop size: 1920x1080
    Click OK
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    PlayOnLinux Packages (DLL's, Libraries, Components)

    Check the following:
    • POL_Install_corefonts
    • POL_Install_d3dx9
    • POL_Install_tahoma
    Click Next
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    Click Browse

    Select "setup_shelter_2.0.0.6.exe"
    Click Open
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    Click Next again...

    Installing Shelter

    Click Options
    Check "Yes, I have read and accept EULA"
    Uncheck "Create desktop icons"
    Click Install
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    Click Exit
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    PlayOnLinux Shortcut

    Select "Shelter.exe"
    Click Next
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    Name the shortcut: Shelter
    Click Next
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    Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
    Click Next
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    PlayOnLinux Configure

    Select Shelter
    Click Configure
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    General Tab
    Wine version: 1.8.5
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    Note: Click the + to download other versions of Wine. Click the down-arrow to select other versions of Wine.

    Display Tab
    Video memory size: Enter the amount of memory your video card/chip uses
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    Close Configure

    Launching Shelter

    Select Shelter
    Click Run
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    Options

    Click Settings
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    Adjust:
    • Graphic quality
    • Resolution
    • Fullscreen
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    Conclusion:
    Shelter was supposed to get a Linux port 3 years ago, but we haven't seen anything released yet. It runs great in PlayOnLinux nevertheless. The mouse is a bit sensitive and there are no mouse settings. Otherwise, it runs GREAT!

    Gameplay Video:


    Screenshots:
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