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Bringing Windows games to Linux

Aug 14, 2009, 05:03 (1 Talkback[s])

"Almost 10 years later, Linux Game Publishing, which specialises in porting Windows titles, is still going strong, releasing several titles every year. Linux Format magazine caught up with Michael on a recent trip and asked him about where the company will go from here.

"Linux Format: What inspired you to start making games Linux-compatible?

"Michael Simms: I started using Linux when I was at university, so I've been doing it for a long time. I did a few jobs in the Unix field and got to hear of Loki Software, who had just decided to make Civilisation: Call to Power. I got on to the beta for that, but I found it was hard to buy a copy of it when it came out. So I contacted Loki about becoming a reseller and that's what started Tux Games."

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