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Old 05-08-2005, 10:21 PM   #1
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Basic lin-gaming info

Hey guys, I just got my ATI 9800pro card working under linux (woohoo!) and am going to get my game on. Unfortunatly, I have no clue how to go about doing this. So, I know that some games like ut2k4 have linux install, and AA has a version for linux, but what about games that are windows only? Let's take the game XIII - how would one go about this? Is there a windows emulator, like wine, but then wouldn't you have to do a windows install and then play it through wine in linux? I think I just need some background info on how gaming is gone about in the realm of tux. -Bill
Old 05-08-2005, 10:23 PM   #2
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There are lots of ways to install games in Linux (depending on the game's compatibility)...

Cedega/Point2Play (windows emulator) -
Linux Installers -

Also, search these forums for the particular game that you want to install and see what shows up. Lastly, read tutorials!!
Old 05-09-2005, 08:05 AM   #3
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Thank you so much for the information! That helps alot, as all I needed was just some of the basics. -Bill


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