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do any games work on linux?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by BaleFire, Jan 26, 2003.

  1. BaleFire

    BaleFire MSC Footman

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    My dad just built a linux box (1.4 ghz(athlon i think) 512 ddr ram radeon 7200 or something) and since its alot better than our 400 mhz g4 with a rage 128 I was wondering if there were any games I could get to work on it.

    P.S. I know nothing about linux, so keep that in mind.
     
  2. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    i know quake 3 works on linux. i'm not familiar with any others, but i know there are a lot more.
     
  3. Haite

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    Wasn't there some patch for Linux not long ago that let most windows applications run on Linux? Cowofwar would know what I'm talking about.
     
  5. Vokbain

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    Theres supposedly a good Mac OS X emulator for Linux, why don't you try running that?
     
  6. cowofwar

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    There is a program available that let's you run most windows games. It emulates the dx environment, supposedly pretty good but you do take a performance hit.

    I don't know what it's called though.
     
  7. mud

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    Myth 1 and 2! I think, I know one of them runs on Linux. Then again your G4 could run both of those no problem.
     
  8. Beeble

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    Wine (thanks wulf)
     
  9. Haite

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    UT2003 does. I expect U2 does also then.
     
  11. Jakeman

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    i think unreal 2 is coming out this february. that game looks sweet.
     
  12. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    3d rendered, per pixel shaded, bump mapped, antistropically filtered, antialiased, 32 bit

    (. Y .) :drool:
     
  13. Elbereth

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    :distress:
     
  14. cowofwar

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    I wouldn't know. It's not like I have the game... :ninja:
     
  15. harleyb

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    i prefer real =\
    maybe not if i were to have a VR glove or something though...
     
  16. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    i'm gonna buy it when it hits stores on monday.
     
  17. cowofwar

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    That's cool. I've never played it before so I don't know what it's like :angel:
     
  18. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    yes, because it isn't in stores and there aren't any copies on the internet.
     
  19. cowofwar

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    No, there aren't. Especially not leaked full version copies on USENET or edonkey.
     
  20. Disco Cat

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    So then. How do you "suppose" it runs on your system? Not that you would know or anything, but just an estimate.
     

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