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Old 05-21-2002, 04:19 AM   #1
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Question Planet linux games...


Hey folks,

does som'thing like planet linux games exist? Just som' place where i can download all linux games currently available? I hear ppl talking 'bout Q3, MOHAA, SoF, and great stuff like that running in linux... /me wanna play to!!

Tell me please where you got those games from and where i can find it...

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Old 05-21-2002, 05:01 AM   #2
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Look at www.linuxgames.com. Also sourceforge.net and freshmeat.net But I think there is no place they ALL will be listed...
 
Old 05-22-2002, 06:42 AM   #3
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and there's a good list at http://www.libsdl.org
if you like quake, http://www.quakeforge.net
commercial games, i'm not very sure... ever since loki games closed down. but now there's http://www.transgaming.com/

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Old 05-22-2002, 07:45 AM   #4
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Yeah well that's all real nice... but all of those sites offer demos or ask shitloads of money. All ik want is a linux port of those games.. (SoF, Q3, UT) i allready have the original games.

PLEASE... i'm begging you guys... where can i actually download those games??

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Old 05-22-2002, 09:15 AM   #5
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Transgaming - Winex

Transgaming allows access to the CVS files for free. If you want the prepackaged version it means a subscription. That is $5/month for a minimum of 3 months. $15 is not a bad cost to play all your games under linux. I use winex to play games like BG2 and found that it works very well.
 
Old 05-23-2002, 10:21 PM   #6
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you think that just because you own the game for Windows you should automatically get it on Linux? If only it was that simple. Ever wonder why Richard Stallman started the GNU Project? It's because these people want you to buy it twice. The only Windows game I know of that will run on Linux is UnrealTournament. If you have the disk, download the Linux install from http://www.lokigames.com/products/ut/

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Old 05-24-2002, 10:58 AM   #7
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Lokigames had lots of games working under linux, reportedly better than they ran on windows.

This is not surprising, OS2 can also runs some windows dirextx games with the right package installed (which I cant remember the name of). I used to play delta force 2 on it and it was noticably faster runnning under OS2
 
Old 05-24-2002, 11:26 AM   #8
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If you want to use your windows Q3 in linux do like this:

make a directory in /usr/local/games named quake3 and another one in the quake3 directory and name it baseq3.

Now copy your pak0.pak file from your Q3 cd into the baseq3 directory.

Download the latest patch for linux Q3 and install in /usr/local/games and then you can

PLAY
PLAY
PLAY

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