Touhou Kouryudou Unconnected Marketeers: How to Install English Patch on Linux

The default language of the Touhou Kouryudou ~ Unconnected Marketeers. game is Japanese, Here is a simple tutorial on how to install an English patch on Linux.



Commands only work if your Steam library is in its default location.

Each step has only one command. Don’t try to split up the commands by line, just copy the whole block.


1. Download the latest release of the patcher ( Extract into your game folder
(This command only works if you downloaded it to the “Downloads” directory)

unzip $HOME/Downloads/ -d $HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/


Installing the Patch

1. Rename th18.exe to th18_jp.exe

mv $HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/th18.exe $HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/th18_jp.exe


2. Rename thcrap.exe to th18.exe

mv $HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/thcrap.exe $HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/th18.exe


3. Define the game’s location (honestly just paste it in it works)

mkdir $HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/config && echo /{/"th18/":/"Z:$HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/th18_jp.exe/",/} > $HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/config/games.js


4. Run the game (not “Game Setting”) through Steam

5. Go through the installer and select “English language pack” (the default)

6. On the next game you should see your game. just click next.

7. Deselect ALL shortcut options (it will complain)

8. Finish the installer

9. Rename th18.exe to thcrap.exe

mv $HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/th18.exe $HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/thcrap.exe


10. Rename thcrap_loader.exe to th18.exe

mv $HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/thcrap_loader.exe $HOME/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common/th18/th18.exe


11. Run the game!!!

Thanks to hot burger for his great guide, all credit to his effort. you can also read the original guide from Steam Community. enjoy the game.

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