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Roblox

Latest version of Roblox available from the website. ­Down­load Here.

Application Details:

Version: Roblox Player
License: Free to use
URL: https://www.roblox.com
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.21

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Test Results

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What works

Basic building. Lighting works too. Direct3D seems to make Roblox very, very, very ugly so use OpenGL.

You can actually play in your game too, but in Play Solo mode.

Meshes can be seen, including package bodies, hats and gear. Their textures load too.

Saving games work.

What does not

Some areas in Roblox Studio, like the toolbox (known as Insert.. in the old GUI) and web browser, require IE. If you don't have IE, it will display blank.

Shirts and pants love deciding whether they want to work or not.

Smoke caused the whole OS to crash on me.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Super build and inserting models from the hard drive.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Game freezes temporarily when there is a drastic change in the properties, like clicking a block then clicking Lighting. This is because of the Properties pane lagging up the window, close it for when you are not changing stuff like lighting. Direct3D makes the game look as terrible as hell. If you want to fix this, change the graphicsMode to OpenGL. If you don't like the guest look during gameplay, change the 1 in: http://www.roblox.com/Asset/CharacterFetch.ashx?userId=1&placeId=0 to your user ID (or someone else's if you like ;)), change the characterappearance to the new link (click characterappearance and then edit the link) and you can play your game solo in Linux with your own look. Rotating the camera seems to be a bit jerky with the mouse... You might need a better computer than mine, I was playing on a 2.80Ghz Intel Dual Core processor, 1GB RAM, 32-bit Ubuntu.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowLinux Mint 19.2 TinaDec 13 20194.21Yes Yes YesGarbageNerduMiner 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Nov 24 20194.20Yes No NoGarbageAkos Miklos 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Mar 25 20194.3Yes Yes NoGarbageYudha 
ShowUbuntu 17.10 "Artful" i386 (+variants like Kubuntu)Dec 18 20172.0.3No, but has workaround No YesGarbageDylan Carr 
ShowManjaro LinuxOct 30 20172.18-stagingYes No NoGarbagewilliam341 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
37043 Keyboard input broken in Roblox Player UNCONFIRMED View
37051 Roblox Studio embedded webpage does not load consistently or properly using built-in winhttp UNCONFIRMED View
38240 D3D errors with Roblox Player (err:d3d:device_clear_render_targets >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> GL_INVALID_ENUM (0x500) from glClearStencil @ device.c / 370) UNCONFIRMED View
39142 Roblox Client/Server connection is dropped with error "This server has shut down." UNCONFIRMED View
48306 Roblox Player: Client kicked with Error Code 268 UNCONFIRMED View

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HowTo / Notes

WARNING

If you are having issues, make sure you ran "winetricks ddr=gdi". If it still does not work, try wine-staging.

Information regarding OpenGL vs DirectX mode

Both Roblox Player & Studio work far better with OpenGL graphics enabled.

To enable OpenGL mode, open the Roblox Studio, click "File", then "Settings", followed by "Rendering". A prompt will come up saying "Changing settings may make ROBLOX unstable". Click OK. Under the Rendering submenu, change the option "graphicsMode" from "Direct3D" to "OpenGL". Restart Roblox Studio.

The game should now perform much better.
Note about Roblox Linux Wrapper
There is a script available which will manage and set up ROBLOX Player & ROBLOX Studio on your system automatically. To install it, visit https://github.com/roblox-linux-wrapper/roblox-linux-wrapper and follow the instructions on the page.
Warning

The Roblox game client is using security features (code virtualization/encryption) that prevent Wine (and other emulators) from connecting to servers. 


The client will load up just fine and you will be connected for a brief second but will be forced into a disconnect within 10 seconds.

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