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Canada Computes: Linux games are there, but you have to look hard for a few good ones

Dec 02, 2000, 19:09 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Coe)

"...I said that I was playing the Linux version of Myth 2, to which someone replied "There's a version for Linux?". Then they asked if I had downloaded it from Freshmeat to which I said no, it was a full commercial product. They were amazed. This was the moment the blinding light hit."

"There is a very good reason that Linux is not taken seriously as a gaming platform. It has nothing to do with users not being interested or lack of users. It comes down to one issue. Promotion."

"When was the last time you saw an ad for a Linux game online outside of a Linux-related Web site? It's probably more accurate to ask if there has even been a first time."

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