[SATLUG] Gaming on Linux -- Full "Steam" ahead!

masterr at gmail.com masterr at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 01:32:22 CDT 2012


I've been trying to ignore all the rumors because of multiple
disappointments in the past, but it's official now. Straight from the
horses mouth.

http://blogs.valvesoftware.com/linux/steamd-penguins/

!!!

-Jon



On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 7:39 PM, Estevan Pequeno
<estevan.pequeno at gmail.com>wrote:

> Yeah, it's been all over the 'net today. As it is steam running under wine
> gets a "gold" rating and I don't know of any particular games not working.
> http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=1163
>
> I can't imagine that steam would commit developer time to porting the
> client just to say that some games won't be available.
>
> I only tried once with portal and it didn't work so I gave it up, I'm not
> much of a gamer.
>
> As far as D3 goes, does valve / steam distribute blizzard games? .
>
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 6:02 PM, Don Davis <dondavis at reglue.org> wrote:
>
> > :) It's almost hilarious how much I'm seeing this news pop-up.
> >
> > So a question -
> >
> > How much will this really impact / benefit gaming on GNU/Linux?
> >
> > Surely, not all Steam games will be on GNU/Linux. Which ones will make
> > the cut/be ported?
> >
> > What are my chances of seeing Diablo III on Steam in Linux?
> >
> >
> > (As long as we're talking about games - is anybody on the list playing
> > Dwarf Fortress (which is absolutely awesome)?)
> >
> > On 04/25/2012 05:58 PM, Estevan Pequeno wrote:
> > > I think this is great news, the major reason I hear "normal" people
> give
> > > for not using linux is the lack of big title games. Having steam on
> linux
> > > will open up a big new market for linux.
> > >
> > > It's kind of sad it took valve so long since they've had a relationship
> > > with linux going back to the early days of half-life and counter
> strike.
> > > On Apr 25, 2012 5:54 PM, "Don Wright" <satlug at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Native Linux client coming for Steam and Source Engine. (Courtesy PC
> > >> Perspective)
> > >>
> > >> http://pcper.com/news/General-Tech/Ubuntu-now-available-through-Steam
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> I have seen things you people wouldn't believe. Tourist tongues on
> > >> fire over tacos at Mi Tierra. I watched HS bands glitter in the dark
> > >> near the Hemisfair Gate. All these moments will be lost in time,
> > >> like beer at NIOSA. Time to party.
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