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Old 10-16-2006, 01:58 PM   #1
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Question Window's Games on Linux

Hey I am sorry to say that i an windows user i looking to switch to linux, but i was wondering if i can play windows games on linux like starcraft and stuff. If i can what do i need to do, can somebody help me.

Old 10-16-2006, 02:05 PM   #2
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Here's the generic howto. YOu need to install a program called Wine. Note that you might or might not have luck with every program you try to install.

Here's a starcraft specific howto.
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Smile Thanks

Thanks for the help I will try that.
Old 10-21-2006, 08:38 AM   #4
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I think you can use XEN
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I've had very good luck with codeweavers crossover and world of warcraft
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I recommend wine, it's worked really well for me - every Windows game I wanted to run has run fine under Linux if not better.
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thanks everybody for the help.
Old 10-30-2006, 04:46 AM   #8
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Cedega also does the trick

I've used Cedega to play a few games (hitman 3 being the last). It's based on Wine, and works fairly well. But you have to pay for it, or build it from cvs (and that's a PITA).

Hope you have fun on Linux



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