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Old 01-01-2004, 11:08 PM   #1
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Sin for Linux.


I dont know if this is the right place to do it, but if not, please forgive me.
Im really a tremendous fan of SIN.
I know that tuxgames have the game but for this old game 26, is a bit to mutch.
The question is, does anyone have a original copy of SIN for Linux to sell, i will be very mutch interested on buying it.
Thanks all.

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Old 01-04-2004, 06:52 AM   #2
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Anyone?

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Old 01-04-2004, 07:45 AM   #3
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It appears that Sin works with WineX - go here for the comments from Transgaming.

WineX can be downloaded for a nominal fee or for free from various places. www.google.com/linux would be a good place to start your search.
 
Old 01-04-2004, 07:56 AM   #4
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Thanks for the tip XavierP...
But im loking for the native Sin, not with WineX.


http://www.tuxgames.com/details.cgi?...850&gameref=45

To be honest with you, i really dont like very mutch WineX, for playing, i prefer native games...
Anyway thanks.

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Old 01-04-2004, 08:05 AM   #5
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If you don't want to buy the native copy from Tuxgames or use WineX, then your only other alternative is eBay - you may be able to pick up a copy from there.

Not sure which version of WineX you have used, but newer versions with Point2Play as the frontend work pretty well.
 
Old 01-04-2004, 08:13 AM   #6
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Allready tried Ebay, i was able to find Sin for Windows.... =(
Thanks anyway.
I really prefer native games.
I must think better about it, maybe i will consider buying Sin from Tuxgames, but i really thing its too expensive for sutch a old game.
I also thing that this games should be cheaper, someone is getting really ritch, really fast with this prices....

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Old 01-04-2004, 08:19 AM   #7
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That's just over half the price of a new game. About right for an old one. Also bear in mind that (assuming the owners of the game haven't ported it) licences had to be bought (this isn't abandonware) and programmers had to convert the code to Linux, packaging, etc - 18.27 (or 26) is a reasonable price.
 
Old 01-04-2004, 05:35 PM   #8
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Hey XavierP, i really dont think that you are wright...
Im not gonna discust this with you, i will only give you some examples.
In tuxgames.com, you will give 46 for Soldier of Fortune.
Now compare the prices:


http://www.computer-video-games.net/...tune-Linux.asp


Thats what i had give for mine: $9.99.
If you doo a google search, you will find that moast games like Heretic II, Heavy Gear 2, Descente 3, and many others, are more then half cheaper.
Once i found Sin for $9.99, but i,m not able to find it anymore...
Soo i guess, that this stores are not giving the games without having some profict, dont you think???
Thanks for your help anyway.

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Old 01-05-2004, 03:46 AM   #9
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Well, the games you buy are cheaper than the games we buy in the UK - 46 is 32.39, if I go into a shop I will be charged at least 34.99 (49.70) and a lot of games are 39.99 (56.81). So I think the price charged is pretty reasonable.

I have no problem with stores making a profit - that's what they're in business for, the publishers have their own mark up, after all.
 
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I dont have any problem with anyone making profict, but im not sadistic, if a product is hover priced, i think twice before buying it, because money is a thing that i must work hard to get...
The editors allways make the same profict, no mather if the final price is 46 or $9.99....
So Sin is overpriced in tuxgames.com.
If i cold find cheaper, i will buy it, if not, i will have to subject my self to it, maybe...
Thake care.

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Old 01-05-2004, 11:02 AM   #11
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Dude, coding takes time and effort. Like Xavier said, they had to pay a license to use the game and modify it. If you really like that game, buy it. If you don't want to, run it trough WineX.
 
Old 01-05-2004, 01:34 PM   #12
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Ho well hear we go again...
Dudes, i just whant to buy the second handed game....
It was for that that i started the theard.
Please im really not interested in any other kind of comentarys.
Baldorg, did you read all the thread, i think that you have miss the point?

Thanks all.

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