One Live DVD, One Ton of Linux Games
Jul 02, 2008, 19:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy LaCroix)
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"LinuX-Gamers Live is a live DVD from Germany based on Arch
Linux that includes nothing but games. Version 0.9.3 was released
in June and provides an excellent means of sampling Linux games or
setting up a home arcade, although a few of the games wouldn't run
on my machine.
"There are no productivity tools, Web browsers, or package
managers here; this disc is all play and no work. Because it's a
live DVD, no hard drive is required to run the games. Once you burn
the downloaded image to a DVD, you have a portable arcade that will
run on any x86 system with 512MB or more of RAM. A 3-D accelerated
video card is also required for most of the games..."