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Re: OT: Petition: StarCraft 2 for Linux

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On 05/24/07 08:49, Greg Folkert wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-05-23 at 23:50 -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
>> On 05/23/07 20:33, Greg Folkert wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2007-05-23 at 15:55 -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
>>>> Andrei Popescu wrote in Article <[🔎] 20070522202745.GD12491@think.homenet>
>>>> posted to gmane.linux.debian.user:
>>>>> At least it's related to Linux :)
>>>>> To make it short here is the link:
>>>>> http://www.petitiononline.com/ibpfl/petition.html
>>>>> If you liked StarCraft (and/or other Blizzard games) then please sign.
>>>> Wouldn't it be more productive in convincing Blizzard there is a market for
>>>> their products among people who use Linux by buying the Linux versions of
>>>> other vendors games instead?
>>> Explain to me... what BIG games are there for Linux ... NOT Wine
>>> enabled. How many sales will that take a away from Blizzard... the WoW
>>> has shown people will use Windows to play it period. Why shoudl it
>>> change and cater to 5% that will cause 80-90% of the problems (in their
>>> eyes)
>>> WoW, you know that MMPORG so hugely successful, best one since UO.
>>> Speaking of UO, it has a Linux client at one time. They dropped (and
>>> banned) it, it caused 60% of the play problems across the board and yet
>>> only about 15 users used it (me being one).
>> Wasn't that ~6 months ago?
> No, try 6 years ago.
> Of course they could have done another since then. I haven't played any
> "games" since since Unreal Tournament and UT2003/2004. Then when my two
> licenses numbers became invalid for online play, I stopped playing
> twitch games all together.

Ok.  About 6 months ago there was a MMORPG that banned users that
play from Linux/Wine.  Some over-aggressive and stupid dweeb at the
company thought that these customers were bots.

After a few days, the company realized the error of dweeb's ways and
restored the accounts.

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Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day.
Hit him with a fish, and he goes away for good!

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