If you are unintrested in backstory and just want to see the problem skip this paragraph.
So i decided to start playing Fallout New Vegas again, since getting games to work in linux is always pretty fun. but vanila fallout is pretty damn boring by now so i decided to try and mod it using Nexus Mod Manager (a program that is currently broken in wine). My solution to this was to: set up a virtualbox Win7, then using VB share function to let NMM mod the game files while remaining safely in VB. AND IT IS SOOO CLOSE TO WORKING! it recognises the game files but says it is denied access.
I can access/edit the shared files through the Win7 file manager but it seems that VB does not let guest programs edit host files even if they reside in the shared folder. Let me know if there is any way around this or something small i'm missing.