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Linux Journal: Loki and id Team Up to Roll Out Quake III

Dec 04, 1999, 16:37 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Penn)

"Release of Quake III for Linux to arrive "near-simultaneously" with Windows, Macintosh versions."

"Linux gamers often suffer a double indignity when it comes to versions of their favorite e-pastimes. First, they have to persuade software makers to port their favorite games to Linux. Second, assuming they are successful in their lobbying effort, Linux gamers must wait (and wait and wait) for the game to actually materialize on their preferred platform."

"Often, Linux gamers don't even have the solace of complaint. "Well, if more people bought Linux games," comes the response they know by heart, "we'd probably port to Linux sooner."

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