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I take a pretty major his running Counterstrike and Day of Defeat under Linux. I would appreciate anyone who has had similar problems and has found a workaounrd telling me excactly what they did. It's very playable- but it doesn't run nearly as well as it should-
Tribes 2 (Windows build) Runs better under Linux (easily!)
Warcraft III runs the same under Linux. A few GL related graphic glitches.
RTCW runs awesome under linux. Of the games I have tried (Q3, RTCW, AA, cube, vegastrike, NWN, Jedi Outcast, UT2003, CS/Half-life, FlightGear...etc) most run just as good under Linux, some better, some worse. I think in the end, it's pretty much a wash. I keep a working Win2K install on my box, as I need it for some games that don't run under linux. Jedi Outcast ran better under linux for me by about 20 FPS, and that was using wine.
All radeon cards arn't that great when using games like UT2003 on linux. Something in the drivers stops it (or doesn't allow it) from showing its potental.
I guess that raw cpu power matters if you have a ati card.
The main thing i notice as a difference between playing a game on windows and playing a game on linux is loading times. Loading times on RTCW, Quake3 and ePSXe are so much faster under linux.
Ive also tried the windows version of tux racer under wine and got higher fps than on windows.
Originally posted by LavaDevil94 why use tuxracer under wine? its linux native, which is bound to run even better.
Just to show off that a Windows game runs under emulation than the game in the original OS ^_^. But as for me, everything runs just as good or better on Linux than it does on Windows. Warcraft 3 flies as does ePSXe. All my emulators are top notch and ET and other FPS works just about equally as well. Who says Linux isn't a gaming platform
I've heard of some people saying that an emulated version of ePSXe under Wine runs better than both the native Windows version AND the native Linux version. I haven't bothered to try it out, as ePSXe works perfectly for me, so there is no need to change it.