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ExtremeTech: Why Gaming Sucks On Linux Part 2

Nov 28, 2006, 22:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Lynch)


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"In my previous column, I took a look at why gaming sucks so bad on Linux. As you can imagine the Linux faithful took me to task for my heretical views, but is there any substance to their hysteria? I'll dissect some of their feedback and see if their arrows hit the mark or if they are simply out to lunch.

"One thing I was taken to task for was that I didn't mention publishers besides the now defunct Loki. It's a fair point and I should have added that information in my original column. Linux Games Publishing, GarageGames, Id Software, RuneSoft and a few others do produce Linux games or Linux versions of PC Games. Kudos to them for doing so, any game that Linux gets is a plus and should be celebrated..."

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