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Old 04-28-2004, 01:54 PM   #1
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Unreal Tournament 2004


I am getting ready to try and install it and run it on a P4 2.8 800FSB 1 GB DDR 3200 Audigy Card and NVidia FX 5700 shuttle with 120GB WD SATA HDD running Mandrake 10 and was just wondering if you have this game what Distro you were playing it on?

How did the install go and was it easy to get into it in order to play it?

Thanks

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Old 04-28-2004, 02:38 PM   #2
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ya, it was pretty simple to install if you follow the instructions the right way, and for me it plays like it was made for linux. Now, if only I could get WineX to work...
 
Old 04-28-2004, 03:13 PM   #3
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I am using Fedora Core 1 and it runs smoooooth smoother than my Window$ buddys . My computer specs are in my profile if your interested.
 
Old 04-28-2004, 03:19 PM   #4
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Great background there pyromania.
 
Old 04-28-2004, 05:39 PM   #5
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thx
 
Old 04-28-2004, 05:58 PM   #6
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since im a sucker with an ATI card (9800 pro) it only works well with the 3.2.8 drivers. but it installes nice and is a great game
 
Old 04-28-2004, 11:50 PM   #7
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Well after I got my audigy card and the nvidia drivers working thanks to this forum, I was able to successfully install UT2K4 and play it with all the settings maxed out and still have absolutely no problems at all while playing it. Something I couldn't even come close to doing with the game when I was using Windows XP.

Man the more learn about linux the more I wish I had switched sooner.
 
Old 05-09-2004, 03:40 AM   #8
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Kinda makes you wish all the game developers included a linux installer... every game I have tried that can be installed natively under windows or linux seems to run way smoother under linux. That being said, there are some types of eye candy that seem to be used under directX that are currently not implemented under opengl. I could be wrong, but that's how it looks to me. However, it pleases me to no end the way games (especially the hardcore fps games i love) feel so much smoother with linux, not to mention the general stability and lack of glitchiness!

I currently run the original UT, UT2003, Army Ops SF, RTCW & ET, Neverwinter Nights, and as of this afternoon, UT 2004... seems to run great so far (WOOT). Now if only I could get a linux client for Il-2 Sturmovik and Call of Duty I'd be able to have a computer with only one OS on it!

How bout those vehicles? I luv flying that Raptor, but can't control it yet! Better stay offline for the moment! Cool that there are some sweet new gametypes too, the replayability factor of UT2004 seems enormous...

EDIT: Whoops, after all that I forgot to answer the orig post, am runnin slack 9.1 with stock kernel, 512 mb corsair 2700LL feeding an athlonxp 2800+ on an msi nforce2 with a GF4Ti4200 and an audigy platinum.

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Old 06-07-2004, 11:53 PM   #9
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How much better do you think UT would run on my computer with my stats... in profile... nothing to be proud of I know.
 
Old 06-08-2004, 01:52 AM   #10
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Only thing I can see that you may wanna work on is grabbing another stick of ram... UT2K3 and UT2K4 are chunky now and then if you only have 256MB, otherwise, you should be able to run it just fine. Mind you, more is always better! lol

EDIT: I think the recommended CPU is 1.2MHz or faster with 512MB of ram and at least a 64MB graphics card. Once you see the detail, you will know why!

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Old 06-08-2004, 09:46 AM   #11
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I installed UT 2004 before, the game can start but it is a bit slow. But the real problem is after playing the game for maybe about 5 min, the screen goes crazy. I see "snow flakes" all over the screen and even after I quite the game the display is messed up and I have to restart x. I hope this is not a hardware problem.

I am running FC2 and didn't do anything special for the video card, can someone help me with this? Thanks in advance.
 
Old 12-07-2004, 03:26 PM   #12
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My problem is fixed, the video card was bad in my laptop.
Dell fixed it, everything is working fine now.
 
Old 12-07-2004, 05:15 PM   #13
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Quote:
Originally posted by howlatnight
How much better do you think UT would run on my computer with my stats... in profile... nothing to be proud of I know.
I wouldn't expect much from your system, but depending on your standards, it could prove playable. A ram and video card upgrade would help you a lot.
 
  


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