[SATLUG] Fedora 9

Jonathan Hull masterr at gmail.com
Mon May 26 18:00:00 CDT 2008


Sure, it's not all the games, but it's not none. Just trying to point
out that there are games out there.

And I don't think it's all id games. I see epic and bioware too.

It's not every game, and I wouldn't say if you are just a gamer to use
Linux, but it's not none.

-jon

On 5/26/08, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
>
>  > Not many notable native Linux games? There are a lot. Just to name a
>  > few commercial games
>  >
>  > Unreal/UT/UT2k3/UT2k4 and soon to be UT3
>  > Quake 1,2,3,4
>  > Doom 1,2,3,3roe
>  > Neverwinter Nights 1 and all expansions
>  > Postal 2
>  > RTCW
>  > Wolfenstein Enemy Territories
>  > Enemy Territories Quake Wars
>  > Second Life
>  > Descent 3
>  > Duke 3D
>  > Metal of Honor Allied Assault
>  > Myth II: Soulblighter
>  > Savage 1 & 2
>  > Soldier of Fortune
>  > Tribes 1 & 2
>  > Vendetta Online
>  > X, X2
>  >
>
>
> Your list kinda proves my point.  Most of these games are several years
>  behind.  And with the notable exception of the id software titles
>  (Quake, Doom, and Wolfenstien) most game houses release their titles on
>  M$ and don't even think of offering a Linux version.  All one has to do
>  is look at any current issue of PC Gamer to see that Linux is not even
>  on the radar screen as far as games are concerned.  Please don't get me
>  wrong all of the above listed games are great but most have long since
>  been relegated to the bargain bin at EB Games.  Personally, I would like
>  to see a major gaming houses (other then id Software) begin to release
>  native Linux versions of their games concurrently with the M$ versions.
>  When this begins to occur I will be convinced of Linux having any sort
>  of impact upon the gamer arena; outside of the game servers of course.
>  Till then its suffer with wine or dual boot a wintendo and suffer with
>  M$.
>
>
>  Todd
>
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