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Postby joost » Thu Apr 26, 2007 22:30

Just was wondering....

What would you like to know about playing games on linux? What problems do you run into?
Got any ideas on playing windows games using wine OR *cedega?

Best alternatives for demon-tools?

Any thoughts? Let me know!

:D

A few links to get you started:
http://www.happypenguin.org/ (Native Linux games)
* http://www.transgaming.com/index.php?module=ContentExpress&func=display&ceid=2&meid=-1 (Play windows games on Linux)
http://www.splashdamage.com/?page_id=14 (enemy territory a very popular FPS on Linux)
http://www.winehq.org/
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Postby lxnay » Fri Apr 27, 2007 22:42

whoa, that is my favourite new shed :)

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Postby Appleman1234 » Sat Apr 28, 2007 8:57

I play
    Unreal Tournament 2004 (native)
    Unreal Tournament (native)
    Pysol (native)
    Frozen-Bubble (native)
    Supertux (native)
    Quake3 (native)
    Crack-attack (native)
    Bzflag (native)
    Lbreakout2 (native)
    Tremulous (native)
    Battle for Wesnoth (native)
    Freeciv (native)
    Nexuiz (native)
    Chromium (native)
    Enemy Territory
    Planet Penguin Racer (native)
    adventure (native)
    Amagetronad (native , using overlay)
    Quadra (native, trying to write 1.2.0 ebuild again so I can fix 99% cpu bug)
    Nethack A falcon's eye (native, currently masked :( )
    Kbounce (native)
    Kbattleship (native)
    Netrek via Paradise Client (native, current writing Netrek ebuilds)
    Simcity 3000 Unlimited with bonus packs (native, loki)
    Railroad Tycoon 2 Gold (native, loki)
    GBA Games using Kvisualboyadvance
    Dos Games using Dosbox
    Nintendo 64 Games using Mupen64
    Warcraft III Frozen Throne using Wine
    Starcraft using Wine
    Counterstrike 1.6 and Condition Zero using Wine
    Simcity 2000, Simtower, Simisle using Wine
    Warlords Battlecry 2 using Wine
    Worms 2 and Armagedon using Wine
    And many many more


I lost my Linux gaming CD spindle, and will probably have to repurchase the games I lost :(.
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Postby voxiac » Sat Apr 28, 2007 11:17

Appleman1234 wrote:I play
    Unreal Tournament 2004 (native)
    Unreal Tournament (native)
    Pysol (native)
    Frozen-Bubble (native)
    Supertux (native)
    Quake3 (native)
    Crack-attack (native)
    Bzflag (native)
    Lbreakout2 (native)
    Tremulous (native)
    Battle for Wesnoth (native)
    Freeciv (native)
    Nexuiz (native)
    Chromium (native)
    Enemy Territory
    Planet Penguin Racer (native)
    adventure (native)
    Amagetronad (native , using overlay)
    Quadra (native, trying to write 1.2.0 ebuild again so I can fix 99% cpu bug)
    Nethack A falcon's eye (native, currently masked :( )
    Kbounce (native)
    Kbattleship (native)
    Netrek via Paradise Client (native, current writing Netrek ebuilds)
    Simcity 3000 Unlimited with bonus packs (native, loki)
    Railroad Tycoon 2 Gold (native, loki)
    GBA Games using Kvisualboyadvance
    Dos Games using Dosbox
    Nintendo 64 Games using Mupen64
    Warcraft III Frozen Throne using Wine
    Starcraft using Wine
    Counterstrike 1.6 and Condition Zero using Wine
    Simcity 2000, Simtower, Simisle using Wine
    Warlords Battlecry 2 using Wine
    Worms 2 and Armagedon using Wine
    And many many more

Impressive!
I only play SFE: Savage Full Enhancement when I have time. Search bugzilla for ebuild. Linux version has some issues with sound on my system though (crackling), so I run the windows one under wine :).
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Postby ildrev » Sat Apr 28, 2007 15:44

wesnoth, freeciv and frets on fire here
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Postby d3imuDdaH » Sun Apr 29, 2007 22:02

STEAM Games (esp. CSCZ) and Titan Quest here
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Postby mikael » Mon Apr 30, 2007 1:36

TC:E mod for Enemy Territory. Still the funnest game/mod I've played, and free-aim feature is the best.

http://www.truecombatelite.net/
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Postby thread » Mon Apr 30, 2007 17:14

I haven't really looked into it that much myself, so I'm not sure how useful it is in practice (especially as it's getting close to two years old) - but I can across this thread in a nother forum that I frequent and I thought I would submit it here in case if has something to offer :).

Linux Gaming: Getting Started (Gentoo biased)
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Postby Darksurf » Mon May 07, 2007 16:34

I love NWN (NeverWinter Nights). I play it natively! no wine/cedega/crossover . Its fast, nice, uses SDL and I can't wait to beat it so I can go on to NWN2 !! I love gaming in Linux!! I think I'm really really gonna like this shed!
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Postby davemc » Thu May 10, 2007 1:26

Dark age of Camelot (Wine)
World of Warcraft (Wine)
Oblivion (Cedega/Wine)
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