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Linux Gaming [Parts One & Two]

Jun 20, 2007, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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From Part One:

"Linux might not have as much games as Windows (or game consoles) but people enjoying this wonderful open source operating system can have fun with games too, as there are a lot of free games for Linux available, even some huge commercial ones. Even Linux games are a niche market, Linux gaming has got a pretty colorful history so far. So what's the state of Linux gaming?

"Linux has longer history with commercial games than many of the current generation Linux users might realize. When biggest Linux boom was going on at late 90's, many commercial games got ported to Linux along the ride. The biggest name in the scene at the time was Loki Software which was founded in 1998 to port games for Linux. Loki closed down four years later, but undeniably Loki was important boost for Linux getting mainstream..."

Complete Story (Part One)

Complete Story (Part Two)

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