ExtremeTech: Why Gaming Sucks On Linux
Nov 02, 2006, 00:15 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Lynch)
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"Despite last week's article about running World of Warcraft on
Linux with CodeWeavers' CrossOver, I can't help but feel a sense of
despair when I think of gaming under Linux. It seems that over the
last few years, with a few exceptions, things have gotten worse
rather than better. Frankly, I've had it with gaming under Linux.
It's not worth the time or the effort.
"You might remember that a while back a company named Loki Games
tried to make a business out of porting Windows games to Linux.
Loki had an ambitious idea and did deliver some good games for
Linux. But could it pull it off? Could Loki show that there was a
real market for games under Linux...?"