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fearthepenguin 06-06-2013 05:55 PM

Help getting Grand Theft Auto Vice City to run
im running Linux Mint 14 with the Geforce 6150SE and I installed the game and it says directx version 8.1 required and when i run the setup of directx 9 included in the game it says later version installed help please

jdkaye 06-07-2013 12:33 PM

Doesn't that only run on Windows?

Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms.

shane25119 06-07-2013 12:39 PM

I suppose it is possible to run it under Wine. But as a general rule the more complex/DirectX-y a Windows program is, the more difficulty you'll have getting it to play nice on Windows.

TobiSGD 06-07-2013 12:48 PM

Install DirectX using winetricks (should be in the repositories), set your Wine (using winecfg) to emulate Windows XP.
Vice City has a Platinum rating, it should run without problems, if you follow the steps described here:

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