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Old 08-12-2005, 06:23 AM   #646
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Starcraft, Starcraft brood wars, Diablo1+2+lod And maybe the command and conquer games

Why: Kick ass games, Why else?
 
Old 08-12-2005, 06:33 AM   #647
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C&C for me too . Also, SoF 2 (even though it's built on Q3's engine, I don't think you can install it from a Windows CD and Linux patch like Q3 ).
 
Old 08-15-2005, 02:54 PM   #648
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GTA,all versions...
 
Old 08-20-2005, 08:17 PM   #649
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MMORPG - Lineage 2

Please port popular MMORP games. Thanks

I tried many Linux distibutions back in 2000. The problem for me was not poor game support. The problem was getting hardware 3D to work.

Recently I decided to give Linux another try. I installed Linux and downloaded the driver for my Geforce from www.nvidia.com The driver installed itself and compiled itself for my kernel version (omg that was so cool!). Then I added and removed few lines from the xorg.conf like the nVidia ReadMe.txt file suggested and I was set to go!!! This was soooo easy, I use to spend days trying to get hardware 3D to work with Linux back in the day! I tried everything back then and usually ended up braking xwindow and having to reinstall Linux.

Now getting 3D to work right is so much easier!!!! glxinfo tells me my 3D is finally working right, glxgears work no problem. Hardware support is working.... So this means I can throw WinXP out the window? Wrong...
Lineage 2 installs and updates, but crashes when lunching through http://www.transgaming.com Cedega. NCsoft does not make a Linux client. Transgaming says that L2 will never run on Linux because of GameGuard. There is a L2 Linux client project, but it has not produced any files yet:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/openl2hunter

There is a well functioning Lineage 2 server software for Linux http://l2j.sourceforge.net now we just need a client. Many people run their own private servers, so maybe GameGuard would not be a problem on those private servers.

Here are some sites that keep track of L2 private servers:
http://www.gamesites200.com/lineage2/
http://l2.hopzone.net/index.php?lnk=view

Before Lineage 2 I use to buy a new game every month. I played it for 1 month, beat it, put it away. I've played Lineage 2 for like two years now and will probably continue playing it. It would make sense to make a client for Linux (and MacOSX etc, etc) because people tend to play MMORPGs for years. It does not make sense to port games that people get sick of after playing for one month.
Anyway, that's my 2 cents

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Old 08-23-2005, 05:09 PM   #650
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I'd like to see Tibia ported. Right now i can run it in wine but native is always really nice.
 
Old 08-25-2005, 11:39 AM   #651
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All the Battlefield series..

Battlefield 1942,
Battlefield Vietnam
and especially Battlefield 2.

That's all I ever play now..

Maybe Max Payne and MP 2 as well since I had loads of fun with them.
 
Old 08-25-2005, 02:19 PM   #652
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Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale... I love those AD&D games!!! I'd like to see Roller Coaster Tycoon native in Linux too.
 
Old 08-29-2005, 03:17 AM   #653
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ah i remember back in the day of grand prix, grand prix 2, grand prix 3... all those memories.
i'd play all them on ma linux box iffn i cud. wudnt spend money tho cos i already got m 4 windoze innit, so maybe jus summat dat lets me install from da doze media n patch it? and do et 4 free! cedega looks all well n gud, but i aint spendin more money ta play stuff i already own innit.
 
Old 09-05-2005, 01:57 AM   #654
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Definitely
Diablo 2: Lord of Destruction
Blizzard, wake up, dude
 
Old 09-06-2005, 01:46 PM   #655
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need for speed series !
linux totally LACKS driving game !
 
Old 09-06-2005, 03:10 PM   #656
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TuxRacer is not enough for you? "Who says penguins can fly?" can be pretty exhilarating.
 
Old 09-06-2005, 03:12 PM   #657
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Quote:
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need for speed series !
linux totally LACKS driving game !
Have you tried Torcs? Not quite like NFS, granted... But at least gives you a driving game

I think it could serve as the back end for a fully blown game (if anyone would come around to actually make it)
 
Old 09-06-2005, 05:18 PM   #658
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I want all games to be cross-platform. It shouldn't matter if one uses Windows, Mac or *nix.
Games are for entertainment. Entertainment must NOT be nailed down by a specific OS.

Last edited by teebones; 09-06-2005 at 05:20 PM.
 
Old 09-07-2005, 02:29 AM   #659
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those who are hungry for a free FPS www.nexuiz.com good game there are some issues that you could do with reading on looking up on first however.

rollercoaster tycoon would be really nice i remeber the hours i used to spend on the first release

one of the things that for me makes think that linux has a very capable future in gaming is the gui's that are interchangeable i play ut2004 and my system struggles anyway but if i knock down to twm or icewm maps load very rapidly and it makes the fps slightly higher (graphics card is a bottle neck) i shall not say of what happens when i run it on windows
 
Old 09-07-2005, 01:40 PM   #660
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So nexiuz already out, eh?? Interesting, last time I chcked it wasn't still available for public use.
 
  


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