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Yet Another Exhausting Day Guide

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  • by booman, Nov 15, 2019 at 12:31 PM
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    Yet Another Exhausting Day demo is a puzzle game where you control your character while they sleep. No more wasting night-time sleeping, now you can work all night collecting coins and solving puzzles. Use coins to upgrade your skills, but don't fall into deep sleep...

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    Follow my step-by-step guide on installing, configuring and optimizing Yet Another Exhausting Day in Linux with PlayOnLinux.

    Note: This guide applies to the itch.io demo version of Yet Another Exhausting Day. Other versions may require additional steps.

    Tips & Specs:

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

    Mint 19 64-bit
    PlayOnLinux: 4.3.4
    Wine: 4.15-staging
    DXVK: 1.4.4

    Wine Installation

    Click Tools
    Select "Manage Wine Versions"
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    Look for the Wine Version: 4.15-staging
    Select it
    Click the arrow pointing to the right
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    Click Next

    Downloading Wine
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    Installed
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    Click (amd64) Tab
    Select 4.15-staging
    Click the arrow pointing to the right
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    Downloading Wine 64-bit
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    Installed
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    Wine 4.15-staging 32-bit and 64-bit is installed, you can close this window

    Download Yet Another Exhausting Day demo from itch.io
    https://candlemangames.itch.io/yet-another-exhausting-day
    Save to your Desktop

    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: exhaustingday
    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 4.15-staging
    Click Next
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    Select "64 bits windows installation"
    Click Next
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    Wine Configuration

    Applications Tab
    Windows version: Windows 7
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    Libraries Tab
    Type the following:
    • d3d10
    • d3d10_1
    • d3d10core
    • d3d11
    • dxgi
    Edit one at a time
    Select "native (Windows)"
    Click Apply
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    Graphics Tab
    Check "Automatically capture the mouse in full-screen windows"
    Click OK
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    PlayOnLinux Packages (DLLs, Libraries, Components)

    Check the Following:
    • POL_Install_corefonts
    • POL_Install_d3dx10
    • POL_Install_d3dx11
    • POL_Install_d3dx9
    • POL_Install_tahoma
    Click Next
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    Note: All packages should download and install automatically

    Do not click Browse
    Click Cancel
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    Open Yet Another Exhausting Day demo with your Archive Manager
    Click Extract
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    Navigate to the virtual drive Program Files directory
    Full Path:
    Code:
    /home/username/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix/exhaustingday/drive_c/Program Files/
    Click the New Folder icon
    Name the folder: exhaustingday
    Click Create
    Click Extract
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    Click "Show the Files"
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    DXVK 1.4.4

    Download DXVK 1.4.4
    Go to: https://github.com/doitsujin/dxvk/releases/tag/v1.4.4
    Save to your Desktop
    Extract on your Desktop
    Open the x64 Folder
    Copy all of the DLLs
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    Navigate back to the open folder where the game files are...
    Paste the DLLs
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    PlayOnLinux Configure

    Back to PlayOnLinux
    Click Configure
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    Select "exhaustingday" on the left column

    General Tab
    Click "Make a new shortcut from this virtual drive"
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    Select "Yet Another Exhausting Day.exe"
    Click Next
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    Leave the default name for the shortcut
    Click Next
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    Select "I don't want to make another shortcut"
    Click Next
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    Back to Configure

    Select "Yet Another Exhausting Day" Shortcut

    General Tab
    Wine version: 4.15-staging
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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

    Run "Yet Another Exhausting Day"
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    Note: Click debug to see bugs and errors

    Unity3D Launcher

    Adjust:
    • Screen Resolution
    • Graphics Quality
    • Monitor
    • Windowed
    • Input
    Click Play
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    Conclusion:
    Yet Another Exhausting Day would not play with stable version of Wine, but ran perfectly with staging versions. Also DXVK is required for Direct X 10.11 support, otherwise the game would never launch and instead would crash upon running.


    Gameplay Video:



    Screenshots:
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