Scarlet Blade runs perfectly on Wine 1.5.25. No patche required! However credentials submittion failed for wine > 1.5.26. It failed with error
err:wininet:NETCON_secure_connect SSL_connect failed: 12157
Write 1.6.0 has to be patched so SB could be played.

1. Build/Patch/Install Wine 1.6.0

  • Download wine 1.6.0
  • Decompress the tarball
    tar xvjf wine-1.6.tar.bz2
  • Go to wine directory, apply the patch
    cd wine-1.6
     wget -O - | patch -p1 
  • Install
    ./configure --prefix=/opt/wine/apps/Scarlet_Blade
    make install

2. Winetricks

  • Update temporary your PATH environment to point to the new wine directory
    export PATH=/opt/wine/apps/Scarlet_Blade/bin/:$PATH
    export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/wine/apps/Scarlet_Blade/lib:${LD_LIBRARY_PATH}
    export WINEPREFIX="/opt/wine/datas/Scarlet_Blade"
  • Check that your winetricks is updated. Else download the latest version
    chmod +x winetricks
  • Install the required packages
    ./winetricks  msxml3 d3dx9_36 d3dx9_43 vcrun2010 dotnet35sp1 ie8
After that sign up on scarlet blade site (, dowload the installer etc...Enjoy! To run the game, just launch le launcher
env WINEDEBUG=-all WINEPREFIX="/opt/wine/datas/Scarlet_Blade" /opt/wine/apps/Scarlet_Blade/bin/wine C:\\AeriaGames\\ScarletBlade\\SBLauncher.exe