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Re: offtopic (completely): linux games

From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
To: "Debian user mailing list" <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 4:24 AM
Subject: offtopic (completely): linux games

>dear all,
>i know i'll get flamed for this, but i also happen to know that some of you
>will greatly appreciate this information:
>if you ever wanted to get quake III but didn't want to spend the
>hefty) price of $50 or $60, now is your chance to purchase it:
>   quake 3 arena:      9.99
>   descent 3:          9.99
>   myth 2:             9.99
>   heretic 2:          9.99
>   heavy gear 2:       9.99
>   soldier of fortune: 9.99
>   railroad tycoon 2:  9.99
>   eric's solitaire:   9.99
>http://www.ebgames.com/    search on "linux"
>these are INCREDIBLE prices.  if loki sales get good enough, maybe some day
>we'll get diablo or (native) halflife for linux.   :-)
>sorry, but people like me who refuse to run a dual-boot computer (refuse to
>fork over $$$ to the evil empire) rely on loki software for recreation.  :)

I know people who've had good success in getting several recent release
windows games (such as "Oni") to work in wine - apparently many OpenGL games
work at full (or close to full) speed with Xfree4 and DRI.

    - Kevin.

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