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Old 11-17-2012, 07:29 PM   #16
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valve ported steam to linux but only a few games work so far.
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@tobi yeah i think that is my best option
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Originally Posted by iTzBOB3RT View Post
but thats the thing, i do have an interest in linux, i love speed and from what i here, linux has it. The guy earlier said that not all windows games can be run, is this true?
If you do actually have an interest in Linux, then defiantly dual boot. Many Linux uses dual boot, including my self because there may be a Windows program they need for work, or simply be gamers like you. I want to make something clear too. Windows isn't better for games, it's just that Windows being the most abundant operating system, the developers wishing to make money have more luck making there games for it.

On Wine, yes, some games/programs will not run at all. I haven't ever had the need to run many Windows programs, and luckily, of the few i have ran under Wine, none have not ran at all. My most desired Windows program is called 'rpg maker xp' It has two parts. One part for building a game, and the second part is for testing your game, or playing games that've been made. The part that builds works close to perfect, but the part that plays, i've had work, but poorly on Opensuse, and currently I'm running Debian Wheezy, and the playing part doesn't work at all. When i want to test my game i'm building, i have to forget wine, and test it in a virtual machine or boot up my Windows partition.

That should give you an idea.


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