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Old 10-21-2003, 06:07 AM   #61
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Originally posted by LavaDevil94
js_530, if you already have mohaa for windoze, you can download a beta of a linux binary for mohaa at
Yeah, but it would be nice not to need windows in order to play the game on linux

I had to try to install win98 on my box and it messed my partition table because of the wrap-around on the attempt to write into the fat partition...

wine didn't do the job of installing...
could not find don't_know_what.drv

So, you see, mohaa is not quite well supported and that is the case with many other natively supported games...

Is ok that we _can_ play them, but installers for linux would not be that hard...
Old 10-21-2003, 08:34 AM   #62
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2) WARCRAFT 3! (herd it plays natively on mac!)
3) any thing with star wars in the tittle!

heck i would pay for these games!!
but hey i wont argue if i got them for free!
Old 10-21-2003, 10:31 AM   #63
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Oh. Oh! OH! I forgot a bloody obvious one --- THE NEVERHOOD (by Dreamworks)!


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Old 10-21-2003, 11:14 AM   #64
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me ?

for me i hope that Blizzard will do a the games on linux all of it s games ..
Old 10-21-2003, 11:20 AM   #65
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I want Star Wars K.O.T.O.R. for linux!

Knowing Bioware they probably will port it... yay Bioware!

Uhm, how about Warcraft 3?

-= Obi-Wan =-
Old 10-21-2003, 02:13 PM   #66
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Medal of Honor
All the Tycoons (roller coaster, zoo, etc)
Half Life
Age of Empires
Old 10-21-2003, 03:27 PM   #67
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Originally posted by Obi-Wan_Kenobi
I want Star Wars K.O.T.O.R. for linux!

Knowing Bioware they probably will port it... yay Bioware!


-= Obi-Wan =-
No. BioWare will NOT be porting KotOR. Apparently, there is an exlusive marketing agreement with everybody's favorite... Micro$haft. KotOR was scheduled for exclusive release on M$ OS powered machines (Xbox, Windoze). BioWare people have stated unequivacably,... there will be no KotOR port for Linux.
Old 10-21-2003, 03:27 PM   #68
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pe2338, you dont need a windoze installation, you just need the mohaa data files.
Old 10-21-2003, 04:11 PM   #69
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Linux games

I vote for:

Half Life (orginal w/ mods) & Half Life 2
Max Payne 1 & 2
Hitman 1 & 2
GTA 3 & Vice City

Quake, RCTW and Duke Nukem 3d were already ported

As for the question on porting games, unless it had portability in mind it would be hard to port; especially if they used DirectX only. Linux also isn't really friendly yet in terms of hardware support, well at least in ease of use. People stuck with OSS can't have more than one application use the sound (this definitely has to change, I heard ALSA did this but it didn't work out for me). OpenGL is really good (Just look at RCTW ) Maybe more standards on multimedia on linux should be considered (e.g. Do we really need six different sound managers) WineX runs stuff, but in my opinion, sucks.

Just thought I give my two cents
Old 10-21-2003, 08:09 PM   #70
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guardian653, regarding sound, there are some undocumented ALSA setup steps that for some reason in the readme files are discouraged. Also the best way to install ALSA is by source, but you have to make sure you run the script makesounddevs or something like that in order for alsamixer and the whole interface to work. Unfortunately this is true for thos of us who don't use devfs, otherwise you will have to create the devs every time you boot your system. And regarding advantages over OSS, indeed you can have multiple sound sources (limited by your hardware, or driver implementaion, actually) and to me, the sound is clearer than with OSS.
Old 10-21-2003, 08:47 PM   #71
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Sierra/Papy Nascar Racing 2003 and all the mods available. They already have a Mac port for this game.

EA Sports F1 99-02.

Only reasons I boot into XP.

Old 10-21-2003, 09:09 PM   #72
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Smile Children's software

I would really like to see more high quality children's software on Linux. The lack of is one of the main reasons I still need to have a WinXP box.

I'm trying to start a community site ( as a means to learn how to setup and run one of these sites. I'm hoping over time to build something useful and perhaps draw attention to this much needed gap in the Linux offering.
Old 10-21-2003, 09:25 PM   #73
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I would defiently pay for the following ported games:

Grand Theft Auto,2,3,4 (i love those, even the really old original ones)
Any bnet game (warcraft 3)
a grand turismo (i'd pay even up to 90$ for)

and there was this old game on aol, not old but it was on the server a while ago on premium games, STARSHIP TROOPERS. a good starship troopers tho, not the ugly stupid doom wanabe out now. that game was a MASSIVE online multiplayer game where there were many portals to different universes and there wasn't a restart until one race (bugs/humans) ruled the universe. it was a HUGE multiplayer game that never really ended, and it was where you would control a ship (depending on ship type) load men into it, drop them off on foreign bug infested planets to try to take it over for humans, or dro pnukes on bug planets, be a jet fighter and kill bug ships trying to nuke innocent humans.. man they took that off aol for some reason when it was in its prime (hundreds of players on it)... i was even GLAD to pay $xxxx.xx for that game going at 1.99/hr (not sure on price but it was 1.99/hr or so) that game ruled and i would be glad to buy the game, then pay a montly charge for online use.

and one more game... no not another i loved that game starship troopers on aol premium games, many people might think it is cheesy, liking an aol game, but if you played it, it was the best game ever. it required teamwork, and strategy, soo much fun. port it ..

PORT IT!! that's it im learning java n making it, i wont wait, im making it, whos with me?!?! lets port this.. after all this is linux, lets start a project, no more need to play "Krap" games made by single people lets make a MASSIVE online game.. WHOS WITH ME??

long live the funny
Old 10-22-2003, 01:37 AM   #74
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I would like to see Halo.... But this will never happen
Old 10-22-2003, 02:40 AM   #75
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Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Warcraft III


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