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Joystick101.org: Interview with Loki founder: Scott Draeker

Dec 31, 2000, 17:06 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Loki Entertainment Software has built a name for itself by providing the Linux community with ports of quality Windows games. They have helped to bring Linux games to your software store, by porting best sellers like Civilization CTP, Railroad Tycoon, Quake 3, and Alpha Centauri to name a few. We've been lucky to have the opportunity to interview their founder, Scott Draeker, about their company, open source software, and the future of Linux gaming."

"Which companies were the first to sign up with Loki software?"

"Scott Draeker: When I started Loki in the fall of 1998, I approached many game companies. Activision was the first to work with us, and we ported Civilization: Call to Power. As our reputation grows, many companies now approach us."

"Obviously you are hedging your bets that Linux will make a viable gaming platform for consumers. Which genre sells the most to Linux users (FPS, action, simulations, RPG's, etc)?"

"Scott Draeker: There are few enough titles available for Linux for us to make any generalizations about what Linux users like to play. The largest installed base right now by a wide-margin is Unreal Tournament."

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