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Awesome , great incentive to switch in near future especially if they will support CoH 2 on linux thumb.gif
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I've said it before, and I'll say it again. When every single game and every single software I use on the regular is available on Linux, I'll make the switch. Until then, it's senseless. Time is money and I don't have time to dual boot.
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Originally Posted by knd775 View Post

Valve already is doing this. They have been porting their games for a while, now. rolleyes.gif

I meant with the free stuff and Humble Bundle deals.
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I've said it before, and I'll say it again. When every single game and every single software I use on the regular is available on Linux, I'll make the switch. Until then, it's senseless. Time is money and I don't have time to dual boot.
It's a good thing no-one is forcing you to switch. wink.gif
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It's a good thing no-one is forcing you to switch. wink.gif

Oh I know. I'm kind of just "LOLing" at the fact that people think this is going to start some massive Linux exodus. I'm sitting here like "Yeah...no."
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Oh I know. I'm kind of just "LOLing" at the fact that people think this is going to start some massive Linux exodus. I'm sitting here like "Yeah...no."
I think they're just excited.
But yes, this won't suddenly make everyone convert and yada yada yada.
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Originally Posted by Raven Dizzle View Post

Oh I know. I'm kind of just "LOLing" at the fact that people think this is going to start some massive Linux exodus. I'm sitting here like "Yeah...no."

except for the fact that will, to people who only play certain titles. Lots of people only play TF2 or LoL or Dota 2
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post #38 of 56
This is just more awesome news from THQ, all of this (humble bundle, free game, now possible Linux ports) is definitely doing a lot to raise my opinion of them biggrin.gif
post #39 of 56
Wow, I've gotta get that humble bundle, and It looks like It's brought them back form their financial problems seeing as the total payments made from the bundle is around 5 million and they would have around 2-3 million from these payments.
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This is a good and bad sign. They might well come to the conclusion that building for linux is NOT cost effective. If that happens it begins to set a bad precedent.
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