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Old 04-01-2005, 05:56 AM   #16
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Neverball is awesome.

But some of the harder levels can make your wrists hurt.
 
Old 04-01-2005, 12:53 PM   #17
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Originally posted by devilkin
Perhaps just a note if a newbie reads this, Wine and Cedega are both windows emulators. Google will tell you all about them
Wine Is Not an Emulator!!
 
Old 04-01-2005, 01:08 PM   #18
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you can check out www.happypenguin.org for a game list with screens and info. I like tux racer, wesnoth, blobwars, pingus, and frozen bubble. I havn't tried any games like Doom 3 because my computer doesn't have that much power but I have played Warcraft III.
 
Old 04-01-2005, 08:02 PM   #19
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Perhaps just a note if a newbie reads this, Wine and Cedega are both windows emulators. Google will tell you all about them
Wine Is Not an Emulator!!
From the position of a newbie, Wine Is aN Emulator!

*Waits for flames*
 
Old 04-01-2005, 11:08 PM   #20
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"Gish" commercial 2d platformer
"Supertux" GPLed 2d platformer

Both run natively.
 
Old 04-01-2005, 11:39 PM   #21
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how does one obtain cedega without paying for it?
(trying to keep in the spirit of linux)
 
Old 04-02-2005, 02:33 AM   #22
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Quite honestly its not much at all to sign up for a month and download all you need, when i get more time to play games i'm definately signing up for it as i have been impressed with what i got from a .deb packge a friend gave me to try.

as for getting hold of it for free, i'm sure you can get hold of it in exactly the same way you get hold of any commercial software for free, however there are a number of different vertions (some older vertions work better with some games and newer vertions work better with others) so your best off signing up for it as it is worth it.
 
Old 04-02-2005, 08:30 AM   #23
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how does one obtain cedega without paying for it?
(trying to keep in the spirit of linux)
Cedega is basically an enhanced version of Wine, specially aimed at getting games to work. Since it's derived from Wine, which is open source, their additions to the code are also open source, so you can get hold of a version of Cedega without paying.

However, the paid version of Cedega also includes several additional libraries for things like DirectX that many Windows games rely on. These libraries are specially licensed by Transgaming for inclusion in the commercial version of Cedega, which means that the freely downloadably version cannot include them. Therefore although the free version does include all their extra code enhancements to Wine, there are still a lot of games that won't work with it.

Hope that answers the question.
 
Old 04-02-2005, 10:00 AM   #24
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thanks it does..ill be signed up for it shortly
 
Old 04-02-2005, 08:38 PM   #25
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The Unreal Tournaments all play very nicely on linux. I have the install script for the first Unreal Tournnment. You need the GOTY edition for this script which you can buy at Wal-Mart for like 10 bucks. The newer ones have it. Americas Army runs awsome in linux as well as Quake 3.
 
Old 04-02-2005, 08:48 PM   #26
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However, the paid version of Cedega also includes several additional libraries for things like DirectX that many Windows games rely on.
Not DirectX,... M$ would never license it for this purpose. All the DirectX funtctionality is essentially a hack to fool the computer into thinking its running a Windoze envirnment...

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These libraries are specially licensed by Transgaming for inclusion in the commercial version of Cedega, which means that the freely downloadably version cannot include them.
That part is correct. Only the things that are licensed are the CD copyprotection schemes.
 
Old 04-02-2005, 09:22 PM   #27
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Is it possible to play HL2/CS:S w/o Cegega?
 
Old 04-03-2005, 05:18 AM   #28
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Is it possible to play HL2/CS:S w/o Cegega?
there may be a problem with that i was on the steam forums they are in the beta stages of the valve anticheat system2 which scans your memory for cheat programs and results in a perminent ban from secured servers so even if you could get it to work because of vac2 not created to run on linux it may cause some problems.
 
Old 04-03-2005, 08:34 AM   #29
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there may be a problem with that i was on the steam forums they are in the beta stages of the valve anticheat system2 which scans your memory for cheat programs and results in a perminent ban from secured servers so even if you could get it to work because of vac2 not created to run on linux it may cause some problems.
And I would bet money Valve isnt gonna make a patch to be able to install on Linux.
 
Old 04-03-2005, 10:30 AM   #30
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There's also Tribal Trouble (http://www.oddlabs.com/) which has a native Linux version.
 
  


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