Category: Main Games Online (MMORPG) Games Wizard101 Final Live Version


Wizard 101 is an online, multiplayer, wizard school adventure game with collectible card magic, wizard duels, and far off worlds! The game allows players to create a student wizard in an attempt to save Wizard City and explore many different worlds.

The basic areas are free to play, and advanced content can be unlocked by subscription or a pay-by-area model.

Application Details:

Version: Final Live Version
License: Free to use
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.0-rc3-staging

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Test Results

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What works

- Installing like windows (downloading and running setup exe from website) - Gameloader works without problem - Gameloader updates without problems - Starting game works. - Playing the game works fine

What does not

- Fullscreen, buggy graphics, and laggy, keep to full screen - Characters invisible (fixed by disabling hardware vertex shader in wine) - Characters vertex meshes mess up... ever sec the vertex jump around the character in a (seems to be) random position around the character... Older version wine 1.1.31 did not have this problem. onboard ATI HD4200 - Gameloader Status screen buggy, installing IE6 fixed this.


What was not tested

different graphics card Advanced playing, parties, battles or dungeons... DX9 and VC++ runtimes 2003/05 were installed before this test... Wine noob, so might have missed more ;)

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowLinux Mint 20.1Dec 19 20206.0-rc3-stagingYes Yes NoSilverAaron 
ShowLinux Mint 19.3 "Tricia"Dec 09 20206.0-rc1-stagingNo Not installable NoGarbageAaron 
ShowopenSUSE Leap 15.2Aug 22 20205.14Yes Yes YesSilverRosanne 
ShowopenSUSE Leap 42.2 x86_64Jan 07 20183.0-rc5N/A Yes NoSilverRosanne 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 01 20172.2Yes Yes PlatinumJacob Cameron 

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Known Issues

(Last edited 2015-11-01)

Black Wall in Ravenwood/Multi-color Splash in The Commons

The problems of a black  "wall" just inside the entrance to Ravenwood and a multicolor "splash" in the Commons are not Wine issues: both problems have been reported by Windows users on the Wizard101 Message Board.

Launcher Error

Beginning with Wine 1.5.28, GnuTLS is used for secure connections rather than OpenSSL. On systems with older versions of libgcrypt, the launcher will throw up an error dialog when trying to load the Ravenwood News, and console output will contain the line

ient/BankA/WizardLauncher.exe: ath.c:193: _gcry_ath_mutex_lock: Assertion
`*lock == ((ath_mutex_t) 0)' failed.

This is bug 27036.  According to the bug report, this is fixed in newer versions of libgcrypt, so upgrading that library should solve the issue (it did on my system). For users unable to upgrade, simply clicking "No" will close the dialog and the game will load and play normally.

Graphics Cards/Drivers

The platinum-rated test reports above are for a non-legacy Nvidia card running the proprietary driver. Problems have been reported with older Intel GPUs.


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