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Medal of Honor: Allied Assault on Modern Linux

Medal of Honor: Allied Assault contains the original MOH and the two expansion packs, Spearhead and Breakthrough. MOH was first released in 2002.

There is a Linux installer, released by Iculus, for the game, but it is for the original version and is a beta release. The libraries it needs are not available in a modern Linux.

There is a standalone Linux binary available here. To use it, install the game on a Windows computer, patch it up to the latest level. Copy the installed game to a Linux computer.
Unpack this downloaded archive in the root of the MOH directory. Run the game with ./mohaa_lnx.

An attempt to use Crossover to install the game failed as it was not possible to switch to the second DVD disc.

There is a possible solution to this by creating a single DVD installation disk for MOH:AA. This process is described here.
Reminder:DVD5 = 4.70 GBDVD9 = 7.95 GB Better yet would be to create a single DVD that would encompass the original MOH:AA along with the two expansion packs. That…