BYOND installer fails and can't find my installed WINE

Kubuntu 18.04
Wine-stable installed as per the Lutris - Wine Dependencies wiki page
The file created from lutris --submit-issue - see attachment here.

The installer consistently fails for me, and seems unable to find my installed WINE if I’m reading it correctly.

Installer ENV is broken :slight_smile:

I haven’t the clue on how to fix the script, so here’s a list of manual commands to set up the prefix, install deps with winetricks.

Ran through all the deps and installed them with the native winetricks & Wine build, no issues.

WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=$HOME/Games/byond wineboot -u
WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=$HOME/Games/byond winetricks wsh56
WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=$HOME/Games/byond winetricks wsh57
WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=$HOME/Games/byond winetricks jscript
WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=$HOME/Games/byond winetricks mfc42
WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=$HOME/Games/byond winetricks vcrun2013
WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=$HOME/Games/byond winetricks ie7
WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=$HOME/Games/byond winetricks ie8

Get DX2010 - , Extract & run it.


Get & Extract Byond Client into prefix:

If you already have the entry for BYOND in lutris (failed installers have done this for me) in the same working directory, point “executable” to /byond/bin/byond.exe.

And if so inclined (and probably preferred since Byond goes right to system tray on launch) set up virtual desktop.

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Thanks for your help! Got it installed finally with your instructions, much appreciated.

I’m having issues with playing on SS13 servers though, I’m not sure where the issue lies. I get the error message An error has been detected in how your client is receiving resources. Attempting to correct.... (If you keep seeing these messages you might want to close byond and reconnect). The “Join Game” pop-up is usually hidden behind the main game window, but even when you join game teh textures are all broken on every server I join (it was working when I installed BYOND last via Lutris about 2 months ago).

Do these servers look normal in-game for you?

  • byond://
  • byond://
  • byond://

I submitted an updated installer script that should appear shortly. It uses the current wine, which doesn’t seem to be affected by ( - therefore solving the “can’t find wine” bug, and removes all Winetricks dependencies but IE8. It seems to work fine on the above SS13 stations despite not installing the DirectX runtime, wsh, jscript, mfc, etc… I wasn’t even expecting that to work, honestly, but I guess fixes in Wine have made those redundant. Apparently Lummox/BYOND are working on migrating to CEF instead of IE so hopefully we can be rid of IE8 and it’s quirks too.

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