Neverwinter Nights Extended Edition Fixes in Ubuntu 16.04
I was lucky enough to grab a beta key for NWN:EE tonight, and after downloading it, I couldn’t wait to boot it up. Unfortunately, it encountered some problems. I’ll be listing the ones I find and solutions here.
Viewport doesn’t show in Steam
I haven’t found a way to make this work. However, you can run the game manually via console at
When running NWN:EE for the first time, it complained that I was missing DLLs and would not start. This stems from the fact that NWN:EE is a 32-bit application and my Ubuntu build is 64-bit only. After poking around the Ubuntu forums, I found this solution:
which installs a number of 32-bit libraries. After running this command, the game starts to the main menu.
When attempting to run NWN from console, I also got the following error:
You can easily fix this by running
Which installs more x86 libraries. I’d like to add more detail to this, but I’m going to actually check the game out now!