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I'm going to try to get a Windows only game (Vindictus) to run in a virtual machine but I'm not sure which program to use since I'm needing 3D acceleration.

Virtualbox, Vmware Player, Vmware Workstation or a different one I haven't heard of? Any help would be appreciated.
post #2 of 14
VMware is your best bet, but don't expect anywhere near native performance.
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Which version of Vmware would you recommend?
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Looks like its a source engine game.

Your best bet will be to use WINE. Anything else will be totally unplayable.
    
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I'm not terribly familiar with Linux or WINE, but my 3D performance within VMware Workstation is sufficient to play pretty much any game at an acceptable speed.
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post #6 of 14
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Not possible for it to run with WINE. I've heard of people getting it to work with Vmware but I don't know which version of it.
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Not possible for it to run with WINE. I've heard of people getting it to work with Vmware but I don't know which version of it.
Um, whichever version of VMware you want? The only difference is how much you pay for it.
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post #8 of 14
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I wasn't sure if one had better 3D acceleration or not.
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vmware player is free thats waht i use on windows... dunno if it has a linux port like their higher end stuff

keep in mind, if you buy from vmware, you have to buy a copy per OS, you cant just buy one expensive copy and use it on both windows and linux...
Kinda meh now...
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post #10 of 14
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That's fine, I don't plan on using it on anything other than Linux.
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