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Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst

Patched version for use on Sodaboy's open source PSO:BB server.

Application Details:

Version: 1.25.10 (Tethealla)
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.psobb.com
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.0

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

- Installation of official (US) game client
- Launching the game
- Changing game settings in the options menu
- Registering your UserId and Password
- Character selection (when using a previously created character)
- Ship Selection
- Lobby Selection
- bursting screen
- Lobby movement

What does not

When creating a character you are unable to type a name even though the Esc, Enter/Return, and arrow keys work (these are used for navigating the menus). If you don't already have a character on the server this is as far as you'll be able to go.

If you've previously made a character you can make it to the actual in-game lobby. You can walk around, change lobbies, and symbol chat. You cannot 'normal' chat (by pressing 'Enter/Return' and typing a message) or create a game for the same reason that you can't name your character.

Both of these issues are related to Wine's IMM/IME implementation. Once fixed this game may very well be playable.

Depending on your graphics driver you may receive bug #12964

Workarounds

What was not tested

- Patch server download (dependent on server implementation)
- gameplay in the hubs (e.g. Pioneer 2) quests and combat on the planet

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

PROMOTED FROM GARBAGE TO BRONZE When using the open source AMD drivers the only issue preventing me from playing the game are the IMM/IME issues. It should be possible to join a game created by someone that's already on the server (playing via a windows client). Additional Notes: This test was run from a compiled 1.7.13 (32-bit) build directory on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit. The game client was manually patched to 1.24.3 (US). The game client was manually patched to 1.25.10-Teth. The game client connected to Tethealla over the internet using a pre-patched executable with the correct server address. The machine used was a notebook with an AMD APU (E series) using the default open source graphics driver. When I tried to install the amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64 driver the game experiences a page fault when trying to access d3d8 texture data (bug 12964). So far the open source Radeon drivers are the only I can play the game through to the lobby.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 06 20172.0Yes Yes Bronzedk 
ShowMac OS X 10.10 "Yosemite"Aug 27 20151.7.50N/A Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 08 20141.7.13Yes Yes Bronzedk 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 28 20131.6-rc5Yes Yes GarbageChibiko 
ShowArch Linux x86_64Dec 08 20121.5.18N/A Yes Garbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
12964 Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst ( psobb ) crashes CLOSED DUPLICATE View
27293 PSO:BB - Cannot type a character name, create a party name, or chat REOPENED View
34480 Multiple games crash during attempt to write past the end of mip level, expecting contiguous mipchain allocation (League of Legends, Warlock Master of the Arcane, PSOBB) CLOSED FIXED View

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