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Only if it was Linux based.
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post #12 of 41
nope. I will support steam though .
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post #13 of 41
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Originally Posted by justarealguy View Post
It will not happen. Steam is a platform that heavily depends on DirectX since that's what the majority of the titles require.

If they can make it work, sure, but it will not be happening any time soon
All source games were ported to OpenGL so they could run on OSX IIRC.
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Originally Posted by Djmatrix32 View Post
I would try it out and if I did not like it would not use it. My biggest fear is that if it was based on linux would be using the whole wine thing. Wine does not support every thing on linux.
If VALVe were to keep al their games using OpenGL, they wouldn't need to use WINE to run the games, they could be run natively in Linux.
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Originally Posted by Skylit View Post
Unless Valve could get Microsoft to licensee Direct X, I just don't see it happening.
See above.
post #14 of 41
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bluescreen_Of_Death View Post
All source games were ported to OpenGL so they could run on OSX IIRC.

If VALVe were to keep al their games using OpenGL, they wouldn't need to use WINE to run the games, they could be run natively in Linux.

See above.
+REP for clarifying my point!
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post #15 of 41
If it were anything like steam, no, god no.

In theory, brilliant idea, I've had this discussion myself, but we all came to the conclusion that it wouldn't be successful enough to take off and it wouldn't be that good.

If steam keeps on improving like it's doing with the youtube integration and screenshots and facelifts and what not, it'll be fine as it is.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Skylit View Post
Unless Valve could get Microsoft to licensee Direct X, I just don't see it happening.
LOL, I was thinking the same thing. If Linux supported DX natively, I'd never use MS again.

But, ya... I love the idea of a gaming/performance OS. Or like Arch linux, U pick and choose what you want. Something of that nature.

But I'm thinking if Valve had their own OS, we'd be stuck with only their games.
    
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post #17 of 41
Steam as an operating system...that will most definitely give me nightmares tonight.
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I would try it out.
    
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post #19 of 41
Meh, I'd much rather Valve/Steam just support Linux than just creating their own OS.
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four words:

IT IS NOT POSSIBLE
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