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Old 04-16-2004, 06:51 AM   #1
steve1980
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playing games like far cry/call of duty on linux mandrake 10???


hi there im a noob at linux, and was wondering if it was at all possible to play games like far cry, call of duty etc on linux mandrake 10.

i am going to be running a dual boot system with windows xp pro.
with a ati radeon 9800 pro aiw card

could anybody tell me if this is possible?

or has anybody came into problems and found a way to fix them?

many thanks

steve
 
Old 04-16-2004, 07:23 AM   #2
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Wine OR Winex

Also, get the latest drivers for your graphics card.
 
Old 04-16-2004, 11:17 AM   #3
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Many games nowadays come with a Linux version as well (UT2003 and UT2004) and many games have special mods that allow them (windows-based) to be run in Linux (i.e. Quake). You may want to check that out (Sorry, not sure about Call of Duty). As a third option, Wine comes to the rescue!
Also, like the above poster mentioned, be sure to download the latest Linux driver for your ATI card! I have an ATI 9100 and just finished installing the driver: WOW! OpenGL rocks now! (I also am using Mandrake 10.0)
Hope this helps,
J
 
Old 06-05-2004, 12:52 AM   #4
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Here are Loki Installers for Far Cry and Call of Duty and a few other games.


http://liflg.sourceforge.net/?page=cat&catid=7

or the home page: http://liflg.sourceforge.net/


Have fun..

Last edited by FastFeet; 06-05-2004 at 12:53 AM.
 
Old 08-28-2004, 08:02 PM   #5
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I have downloaded Wine, and when im downloading a game with two CD's, I can't figure out how to get it to read the 2nd CD. Im useing Linux mandrake 10.0. Does any one know how to get this to work???????? Thanks
 
Old 09-14-2004, 02:45 PM   #6
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you have to mount it

> mount /mnt/cdrom/
 
  


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