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Old 10-18-2009, 04:28 AM   #1
chauniyal
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any scope of gaming in linux??any free software that may help??


not that i am a gaming freak but i really got interested in gaming in linux.I have heard about cedega but found that it is a paid software.is there any other way that i can run games like CS,Unreal tournament,and such things.please help.i am using ubuntu 9.04 .
 
Old 10-18-2009, 04:43 AM   #2
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I think the answer to this would likely be Wine. I would point out that Unreal Tournament 2004 has a linux client on the normal windows DVD edition, unfortantly I don't think they released a linux client version of Unreal Tournament 3 however and I don't think earlier versions have linux clients either.

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Old 10-18-2009, 05:37 AM   #3
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heard about wine as well.will soon try it out.thanks .
 
Old 10-18-2009, 05:39 AM   #4
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No,there's still no native Linux client for Ut3.
If you like fps have a look at Quake3/4 or Doom3.Or Enemy Territory:Quake Wars.
All have a native Linux client available.
Or perhaps Openarena:

http://www.openarena.ws/

Also there's Prey.This also has a Linux client:

http://icculus.org/prey/

A few ideas for you....
 
Old 10-18-2009, 08:16 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by chauniyal View Post
not that i am a gaming freak but i really got interested in gaming in linux.I have heard about cedega but found that it is a paid software.is there any other way that i can run games like CS,Unreal tournament,and such things.please help.i am using ubuntu 9.04 .
U just download the live-DVD from linuX-gamers.net.
It containg 100s of games like racing,shooting,action,adventure...

U just boot from the dvd and play all...
 
Old 10-18-2009, 09:06 AM   #6
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You should check out Ultimste Edition 2.3 gamers edition (Ubuntu-9.04)

very nice
http://ultimateedition.info/ultimate...on-2-3-gamers/
 
Old 10-19-2009, 02:45 AM   #7
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U just download the live-DVD from linuX-gamers.net.
It containg 100s of games like racing,shooting,action,adventure...

U just boot from the dvd and play all...
yes have tried it already,got it from a magazine.i had a pentium 4 that time so most of them didnt work due to outdated configuration.had read reviews of the games as well.thanks for contributing.
 
Old 10-19-2009, 02:59 AM   #8
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a question i would like to ask you over here is-what exactly is the main hurdle in running games meant for windows type systems on linux platform.i mean why dont we have something which makes things easier for gamers .why at all talk about native linux clients ,please tell me the structure of general games and why they do not run in linux.(something detailed)
 
  


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