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View Poll Results: do you like any games mentioned here
don't like any 5 45.45%
Elite 4 36.36%
Ascendancy 2 18.18%
Outpost 1 9.09%
Fallout 3 27.27%
BioForge 1 9.09%
DeathGate 1 9.09%
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Old 06-23-2004, 07:45 AM   #1
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good old games?


I've recently switced to Linux and although I didn't play lately because the lack of time I would gladly play in some games, so I would like to check if you know any games or similar to those I'll mention below:
- something like Elite(probably my favourite game from ZX Spectrum times)
- Outpost (very sad that Sierra won't do 3rd part of this great game, maybe there some other similar games out there?)
- Ascendancy by LogicFactory
- Fallout by BlackIsle
- Death Gate by LegnedEntertainment
- Bio Forge

I know that I could probably run these games with Wine but wish to know if there any similar games exists. If you know some games which could be interesting for me but exists for Windows only I will appreciate if you mention them as well.
 
Old 06-23-2004, 08:04 AM   #2
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Why not track down a Spectrum Emulator?
 
Old 06-23-2004, 01:57 PM   #3
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hi Xavier, actually I had Spectrum emulator(which work under Windows) although if I would choose between playing in old games I would probably choose Elite not from ZX but X-Frontier(I like it a bit more than ZX's version) from MSDOS times, but I just wonder if there some version adpoted for Linux exists.

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Old 06-23-2004, 02:06 PM   #4
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http://www.happypenguin.org/show?ggelite - like Elite
http://www.videogiochi.net/search.php?terms=elite - lots of like Elite games
http://www.elite-for-emacs.org/elite...acs/index.html - Elite for Emacs

How's that?
 
Old 06-23-2004, 02:13 PM   #5
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Thanks! actually I didn't suppose to find few ports of Elite game on Linux. ok I'm going to try them now Thanks once again!
 
Old 06-23-2004, 02:15 PM   #6
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The types of search I did were "elite game linux" (without the quotes)- normally, as long as linux is the first or last word in the search, the results are good.

(PS - the url for the dictionary in your sig is wrong - the word "search" is mis-spelt)
 
Old 06-23-2004, 02:31 PM   #7
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Thanks, I didn't try to search for any games in search engines yet as when I've tried to search for Elite in the Windows I've just find out that development is stopped and the best possible alternative was Freelancer from M$ :-\ So when I've spot board for games I decide to ask folks if to see if they know anything good I could play into.
and thanks for notice about misspelling in the signature, I'll fix it now.
 
  


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