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Neverwinter Nights

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Adventure
Publisher: Atari
Developer: BioWare
Release Date: June 18, 2002 (US), July 3, 2002 (EU)

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'NeverWinter Nights' - Linux Client Available NOW

by Rainier on March 20, 2003 @ 4:26 p.m. PST

Neverwinter Nights redefines the electronic role-playing game genre using the fully 3-D BioWare Aurora Engine and the Third Edition of the Dungeons & Dragons core rulebook. The game contains a 60- to 100-hour single-player campaign that is also playable in multiplayer mode.

Get the NWN Linux Client off Worthplaying (5mb)

USA Link 1 <--> USA Link 2 <--> European Link

Other Mirrors

Get the NWN Linux Client off Bioware

1. Download the Linux Client 1.29 binaries (tar.gz, 4.4 MB)

2. Copy the following files from a Windows installation of Neverwinter Nights (updated to 1.29) into a directory called, for example, 'nwn':

ambient/*
data/*
dmvault/*
hak/*
localvault/*
modules/*
music/*
nwm/*
override/*
portraits/*
saves/*
servervault/*
texturepacks/*
chitin.key
patch.key
dialog.tlk
dialogF.tlk (French, German, Italian, and Spanish)

If you are using ftp to transfer the files, be sure to transfer them in binary mode.

3. Install Linux binaries by extrating the archive into your 'nwn' directory

4. Run ./fixinstall from your 'nwn' directory.

To run Neverwinter Nights, run ./nwn or ./dmclient from your 'nwn' directory to run the player client or DM client respectively.

5. The Neverwinter Nights client uses the Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL) library, see readme-SDL.txt for more details. You can download the SDL files for the Neverwinter Nights Linux Client below:

SDL Binaries (rpm , 176 KB)
SDL Source (tar.gz, 1.76 MB)


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