I'm sorry for posting on such an old thread, but I was wondering if this method still worked. I'm trying to switch over to Linux (and don't have enough space on my laptop for a dual-boot) and want to still be able to play my favorite game (Mount & Blade) after doing so.
Wine works more than fine. Probably some of the instructions are a bit outdated depending on the distribution you're using. Generally only a current version of
for easily downloading and configuring dependencies is required.
You may also attempt to use PlayOnLinux, which is a good wrapper which comes with built-in fixes for a good deal of games.
Here's the compatibility database entry for our beloved game, plus expansion:
Gold or platinum.