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Planet Geek!: Review: Kobo Deluxe--A Great Shoot-em-up Game for Linux

Jun 15, 2004, 08:30 (5 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Dave Belfer-Shevett for this link. ]

"It's rare that I get totally addicted to a game under Linux. I mean, the environment isn't really conducive to totally immersive gaming. Back in my Windows days I'd have a serious game every week or two I'd play pretty constantly until I either beat it or got tired of it. Since I've gone totally Linux, that just hasn't happened. Now, many would consider this a -good- thing, since games can in fact be total time sucking life suckers, but gosh darn it, sometimes ya just have to take a break from the full time job and just blow things up for a while.

"I'm not a cutting edge sort of gamer. If I like something, I'll play it for a while. And I mean a while. I'm still playing Quake 3 Arena just because durnit, it's a fun game, and lets me, well, you guessed it, BLOW THINGS UP! When I shifted over to Linux, Q3A wasn't really an option anymore (yes, I know it's possible, but I just wasn't up for the hassle..."

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