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Superfighters Deluxe Steam on Linux (Tutorial)

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Superfighters Deluxe Steam on Linux (Tutorial)

Post by mawi_time » Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:41 am

So, after messing around with superfighters on my Ubuntu 20.04 install, I figured out a pretty simple fix so that the game can run on linux.


Debian distro
Bash shell
Sudo access
Superfighters Deluxe

Step 0:

If you have already installed winetricks, wine, and wine mono, skip this step

Install wine and wine mono:

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sudo apt-add-repository
sudo apt update
sudo apt install wine-stable
sudo apt instal winetricks
cd ~/Downloads
cd ~
wine uninstaller

You should now see the wine uninstall screen
Click on the button that says Install in the top right of the window


You should see this screen

Go into your Downloads folder
Next, find the wine-mono-5.1.0-x86.msi file
Click on the file and click open in the bottom left
Wait until wine mono is done installing.


Step 1:

Go into steam settings (Steam/Settings)

Go to the very bottom category called Steam Play
Check the box that says Enable Steam Play for all other titles
Restart steam


Step 2:

If you already have Superfighters Deluxe installed, skip this step

Install Superfighters Deluxe on steam and run the game once

Install the game as if it were any normal steam game

Step 3:

If you have changed your steam library folder, replace ~/.steam/debian-installation/steamapps with your steam library directory

This will install dotnet45

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env WINEPREFIX=~/.steam/debian-installation/steamapps/compatdata/855860/pfx winetricks dotnet45
After you input this command, winetricks will install dotnet45
Many windows will pop up
Accept all of the terms of service and install it just like you would install any other windows app

Step 4:

After the installation is complete, run Superfighters Deluxe in steam
Restart your PC

Known Issues:

There may be an error that says dotnet has crashed. Ignore this.
If you use the GNOME desktop environment and have multiple monitors, you cannot move the superfighters window without putting the game in windowed mode. The level editor also crashes on startup. Other than this, the game runs perfectly.

If you have any suggestions or issues, please reply below.
Last edited by mawi_time on Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:20 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Post by KliPeH » Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:07 pm

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Would like the input of at least one other Linux user who found this method useful so I can pin the thread for better visibility and access.
Thanks for the tutorial, @mawi_time.
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Post by TheHighGroundWins » Sat May 08, 2021 11:14 am

I am on Arch Linux.
but this guide doesn't seem to work for me.
any clues.
I used env WINEPREFIX=~/.steam/{USERNAME}/steamapps/compatdata/855860/pfx winetricks --force dotnet45 and installed dotnet 4.5

however this same thing still happens where the game says running then stops, with nothing opening up or start.

what version of wine are you using. I'm using the latest version 6. something.
I have all those dependencies you mentioned installed from Arch repositories.

also I am using a window tilling manager will that cause any problems?
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