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Old 11-20-2005, 10:05 AM   #16
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If you want it for free you can try Wine and use the installer from Loki installers for linux gamers to install the game.
I got Mafia and Morrowind (not the Construction Set though) working with it quite nice. Mafia even loads much faster than on Windows
Though configuring wine needs some understanding of how Linux works.
 
Old 11-20-2005, 05:51 PM   #17
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Though configuring wine needs some understanding of how Linux works.
I've heard this before but I don't understand. There are like 5 options or so.... People are talking about hours of configuration trial and error... Last time I checked, wine and cedega don't work with anything except very old games. I would really like to learn how I can "configure" wine more.
 
Old 11-20-2005, 05:56 PM   #18
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Last time I checked, wine and cedega don't work with anything except very old games.
Really? I use Cedega and I just finished up a nice game of CS: Source. Now I don't know what you class as old, is that old? Please, just because you can't make something work doesn't mean everyone can't, there are plenty of recent Windows games that work fine under Wine also...
 
Old 11-20-2005, 06:04 PM   #19
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Never winter nights has linux binaries too, i never got it to work but if you like RPGs thats one to try ut, a bit old but a classic
 
Old 11-20-2005, 07:06 PM   #20
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Last time I checked, wine and cedega don't work with anything except very old games.
I think that this "last time" was a few years ago. Cedega (the most recent name for WineX) hasn't been out for more than a few months and it runs many new games not too long after they are released.
 
Old 11-20-2005, 08:06 PM   #21
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Really? I use Cedega and I just finished up a nice game of CS: Source. Now I don't know what you class as old, is that old? Please, just because you can't make something work doesn't mean everyone can't, there are plenty of recent Windows games that work fine under Wine also...
Very helpful.

Let me put it like this. If I can't make it work, none of my friends will be able to do it. And as I said before, I would love to know what I can try to make it work.
 
Old 11-20-2005, 08:23 PM   #22
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Research helps...

http://www.winehq.com/ - their site
http://www.winehq.com/site/documentation - a list of all their documentation
http://frankscorner.org/ - another useful resource

Usnig all that surely you can work through it, i'm going to give it a try in the evenings, if i am successful i'll try and let you know how i did it
 
Old 11-20-2005, 09:55 PM   #23
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Cedega 5 is really stupidly easy. With this release they've combined Cedega and Point2Play into one and you can't really go wrong if you try. You install the RPM/DEB/TGZ and run cedega and you get a pretty GUI and a walkthrough for entering your account details and installing your first game.
 
Old 11-21-2005, 04:38 AM   #24
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Research helps...

http://www.winehq.com/ - their site
http://www.winehq.com/site/documentation - a list of all their documentation
http://frankscorner.org/ - another useful resource

Usnig all that surely you can work through it, i'm going to give it a try in the evenings, if i am successful i'll try and let you know how i did it
What usually happens is around step 3 I get an error nobody has ever seen before.
 
Old 11-21-2005, 04:48 AM   #25
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What usually happens is around step 3 I get an error nobody has ever seen before.
Ha, and you reckon my post was helpful Now you've made your problem so very clear for us I'm going to get stuck into Google and see if I can't tackle this one for you!
 
Old 11-21-2005, 06:30 AM   #26
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Ha, and you reckon my post was helpful Now you've made your problem so very clear for us I'm going to get stuck into Google and see if I can't tackle this one for you!
Thanks. Let me know
 
Old 11-21-2005, 07:03 AM   #27
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Sorry, I went out.
 
Old 01-15-2008, 06:39 PM   #28
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So, im looking at alot of money here, isnt there anything else? or does everyone use this..
This is why Linux is not popular because nobody wants to pay a dime for anything if people would just be willing to pay for something then mabye people (who are trying to make a living) will actually develop things for linux that make it as easy as windows. THINK ABOUT IT!
 
Old 01-16-2008, 04:20 AM   #29
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please don't drag up dead threads.
 
Old 01-16-2008, 04:26 AM   #30
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This is why Linux is not popular because nobody wants to pay a dime for anything if people would just be willing to pay for something then mabye people (who are trying to make a living) will actually develop things for linux that make it as easy as windows. THINK ABOUT IT!
Strong words from someone who has "only played with it[Linux] a little".

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