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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: 4.3

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Joining games & active servers with Firefox for Windows Playing games Launching Roblox Studio via the website DirectX and OpenGL rendering modes (OpenGL runs better.)

What does not

The shift key does not work, and random commas will be inserted if you have numlock on. Turn off numlock to make this more tolerable.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Not much, the game runs very well other than the shift key issue mentioned above.

Hardware tested

Graphics:

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Additional Comments

You must run "winetricks vcrun2012 winhttp wininet" in a 32-bit wine prefix, using the latest in-development winetricks available on the winetricks homepage (see https://code.google.com/p/winetricks/). Additionally, you need to install Mozilla Firefox within your new wine prefix in order to launch games. Additionally, you need to run "wine regsvr32 `find $WINEPREFIX -iname NPRobloxProxy.dll`" if you would like to join games with the Windows version of Firefox. The game runs much better with the winetricks flag "ddr=gdi", however it may cause issues with some graphics cards. There is a script available for doing this automatically, visit https://github.com/alfonsojon/roblox-linux-wrapper to download the script.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
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 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 24 20172.16-stagingYes No NoGarbageJontom Xire 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 06 20151.7.48Yes No GarbageJonathan Alfonso 

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

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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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