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Re: [News] GNU/Linux Attracts Game Makers, Another New Arrival (Rick Rocket)

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____/ 7 on Friday 20 February 2009 20:25 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> GNU/Linux As The Platform for the Future of Innovation and Gaming
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>> | So now when I think of computer gaming, and I throw in the inertia and
>> | excitement of the GNU/Linux Desktop OS development model, I see a WHOLE
>> | NEW world of computer gaming spreading out before the world, and I see
>> | so much potential, and it's AWESOME!!
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>> http://www.humans-enabled.com/2009/02
> gnulinux-as-platform-for-future-of.html
> Linux has the biggest frame rate x resolution envelope for any OS out there.
> There are more open source games with more levels than any other games out
> there. All conversions of previously windummy games run faster and on lower
> spec cards. For example Prey that just got released can play on 1920 x 1200
> resolution monitor on an ancient Nvidia 6600 at full speed.
> Wait for end of year with new processors both graphical and CPU, and you
> could be seeing 100x more power than needed to play Prey on a PC.
> Go for Linux's raw power and speed when you want no other gamers left
> standing in the same room.

Even Windows games may run better under Linux.

- From MS MVP (yes, that’s right):

“Long story short - World of Warcraft runs faster under Ubuntu/Wine than
natively under Windows XP Professional.”


Wine may have better Windows compatibility than Vista.

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