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Re: OT: Petition: StarCraft 2 for Linux

Greg Folkert wrote in Article
<[🔎] 1179970398.8275.7.camel@princess.gregfolkert.net> posted to

> 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)

All id titles are Linux native at this point.  Most major current Atari
franchises for the PC (all the big ones like UT) are on Linux as well. 
Second Life is also native.  Then there's just playing similar open source
games instead until Blizzard gets their act together.

Paul Johnson
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