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I know it is a generic question and everyone asks it, but how do you get windows games to run with linux? Wine right? or something similiar to that. For my feeble little mind that isn't enough. Could someone give me step to step instruction fromm the ground up on how to innstall Winne and then get somme game as simmple as starcraft to run or in high hopes Unreal Tournament or Soldier of Fortune 2. Thanks. Whoever responds to this must relise that i don not know shit about linux and would appreciate elementary innstructions.
Killing dead things is always good. I like mind bending games like rpg's as well. Solving problems can be fun. Btw here is a link to winex's homepage for your step by step help of running wine. http://www.transgaming.com/ there is a fee though to download the software but I've seen older version's on the net available to download for free. The fee is only like $5 bucks though and that includes there support and 24/7 email supprot I believe.
I tried the cvs winex and had a hell of a time and it still wouldn't work. I gave in, paid $5 and downloaded Point2Play - which is WineX and a frontend. All is now very easy, evn better than that, when a new WineX comes out I can just press a button and update it. Well worth spending the cash.
Don't forget Quake3 (yes it's older than the aforementioned games, but it still rocks!).
You can install Quake3 on Linux as well using the Quake3 Linux cd by copying pak1.pk3 (I think that's the main one) to a directory named /Quake3/baseq3/ and then installing a Quake3 Point release in the /Quake3 directory.