What does not
Glitchy keyboard input (no shift, commas inserted randomly; work around by turning on/off num lock)
What was not tested
Video recording, but worked in a previous test.
winetricks ddr=gdi is needed for the game to render properly. Make sure to "regsvr32 /i" the file "RobloxProxy.dll". On a 64-bit prefix, also run that on the "RobloxProxy64.dll" file. The keyboard input is bugged for some reason; the shift key does not work. Additionally, it may enter random commas in place of the space key, as well as randomly in the text. To work around this, toggle num lock to its other state -- if it is on, turn it off; if it is off, turn it on.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Feb 13 2021||6.2-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Garbage||Bakon Bot|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Jan 17 2021||5.22-staging||Yes||Yes||Yes||Garbage||Gongaga|
|Show||Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Aug 26 2020||5.0.2||Yes||No||No||Garbage||Connor Turner|
|Show||Arch Linux x86_64||Jun 15 2020||5.10||Yes||Yes||No||Garbage||Bakon Bot|
|Show||Ubuntu 19.10 "Eoan" (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Mar 31 2020||5.4-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Garbage||Jonathan Alfonso|
In older versions of Wine, 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.
We recommend using Wine 5.0 or higher.
The Roblox game client is using anti-cheat and security features (VMProtect) 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.