Re: Uplink release with Debian
On Wed, 2002-04-03 at 09:50, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Apr 2002 16:01, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> > > > I represent Introversion Software (www.introversion.co.uk).
> > > > We are currently releasing our first computer game - Uplink. Uplink is
> > >
> > > Let us know when you've published the source to the Demo and we'll
> > > consider it.
> > There's always Contrib.
> Which can't be included on CDs or DVDs and generally doesn't get seen much.
Ah, I didn't know that. Sorry. ^,^
(I should bother looking thru what my CD's actually have on them...)
> > I think having game demos in non-free/contrib of Debian would be
> > awesome. Yes, you're helping the companies make money, but you're also
> > making Debian a little more attractive to the average consumer.
> Why not set up a separate site for Debian packages of game demos? There's
> currently a site with an aptable list of DIVX/CSS/etc, there's a site with
> KDE betas, why not a site with game demos?
That's an idea. Doesn't Ximian provide this for games with RedCarpet
(They do with RedHat, I know that)?
> Maybe you could run such a site and use it to promote your AwesomePlay
> company? I doubt that your company would be seen as a competitor of
> Introvision and they would probably be happy to work with you. Maybe they'd
> even pay you to produce the Debian packages of their software?
Heh. If only I was that talented. I'll look into it, tho. I had
started Open Games, and sort of lost interest... maybe I could start
that back up again. ^,^ (With a site design that doesn't induce
vomitting, like the current one.)
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