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User Info: lost_within

lost_within
2 years ago#1
I can't lie I have been waiting for this for 20 years, I am pretty excited, I hope more major companies start to take notice of this!
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User Info: WyzeGye

WyzeGye
2 years ago#2
Tons of major games are already on Linux.
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User Info: SlashmanSG

SlashmanSG
2 years ago#3
WyzeGye posted...
Tons of major games are already on Linux.


Civ V is far, far from the first.
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User Info: lost_within

lost_within
2 years ago#4
WyzeGye posted...
Tons of major games are already on Linux.


Oh, I haven't noticed them then... but I am still pretty stoked!
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User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
2 years ago#5
It's not even the first major game to land on a Linux based stack this year.
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DieForMotherLand
2 years ago#6
Witcher 2, Valve games, and ID software games were already out before Civ 5.
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User Info: SinisterSlay

SinisterSlay
2 years ago#7
I'd say X3:TC:AP is the largest game on Linux so far.
I haven't given it a try to see if it runs better on Linux, the install is larger than my home drive at the moment. And I am out of hard drive bays, and steam Linux can't recognize portable drives when you try to add another library.
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User Info: godplaysSNES

godplaysSNES
2 years ago#8
DieForMotherLand posted...
Witcher 2, Valve games, and ID software games were already out before Civ 5.


Witcher 2 apparently isn't working well though. It's using a wrapper, and gets bad performance.

Folks are saying the Civ5 port is just equivalent to the Windows version running in DX9.
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2 years ago#9
Quake 2, back in '99...
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User Info: MaxCHEATER64

MaxCHEATER64
2 years ago#10
Orestes417 posted...
It's not even the first major game to land on a Linux based stack this year.
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