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Bloxx It

This version has a 2008 copyright notice; no version number is provided.

Application Details:

Version: 2008 release
License: Shareware
URL: http://www.alawar.com/game/blo...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.4-rc1

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Test Results

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What works

Most of the game.

What does not

The installer hangs just before completing. To get around this, set an override for msvcr80 in winecfg and change the load order to disabled. (You'll probably want to undo this after completing the installation, as other programs may need this DLL.)

Some minor graphical glitches:

  • objects (mainly tiles) that should be partially offscreen are instead completely invisible
  • In-game dialogs flicker as they appear on-screen
  • The "goodbye" screen doesn't scroll in smoothly
  • A "ghost" image of this screen is left behind after the game exits if the screen resolution (either the actual desktop or a virtual desktop) uses the same resolution as the game (800x600) and the game was running in fullscreen mode.
  • When the fullscreen option is disabled, the game window will initially have no window decorations, but they appear on subsequent runs.

Purchasing a license from the game launcher isn't possible. You should be able to get one by purchasing the game as a gift from Alawar's website.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Nothing.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Even if you don't disable msvcr80 and the install hangs, the game should still be playable. The installer will just need to be killed manually.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
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ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 29 20121.4-rc1Yes Yes GoldA Wine user 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 20 20111.3.35Yes Yes GarbageA Wine user 
CurrentUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 06 20101.1.42Yes Yes SilverA Wine user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 16 20101.1.40Yes Yes SilverA Wine user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 13 20101.1.36Yes Yes SilverA Wine user 

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