How to run Shadowrun: Dragonfall on Ubuntu Linux

I’m very happy that Harebrained Schemes chose to release its Shadowrun game series (Shadowrun Returns, Shadowrun: Dragonfall, and Shadowrun: Hong Kong) for Linux. It can be a little difficult to get this stuff running on Linux. In this post, I will explain the errors you may see when trying to run Shadowrun on Linux.

Installation Procedure

I purchased and downloaded Shadowrun:Dragonfall on sale from Humble Bundle.

1. Verify file integrity. The md5 checksum is provided on Humble’s download page-check the output from this command against what Humble provides. This is how you make sure that you aren’t installing a corrupted or infected application on your system:

md5sum shadowrun-dragonfall-linux.tar.gz_2.0.9.zip 

2. Unzip the downloaded file:

unzip shadowrun-dragonfall-linux.tar.gz_2.0.9.zip

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