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Alliance won The International 3! My home country! That last game was sick! Like in a sportsfilm.

Also, my distro is Manjaro Linux, and I play Dota 2 mostly on Linux. my Steam name is Xeekei.
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Id like to see Cryengine3 and Star Citizen on Linux!

Yeah, I'd like to see a Ferrari parked on my driveway when I get up in the morning, but that ain't happening either tongue.gif

OP - I'm running Mint 14, playing CS:S & L4D2, amongst others (lots of FTL time!). Steam name same as OCN...
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I'd like to start gaming on linux, Most of my games are linux compatible(Steam) or have good results in wine, Don't know where to start though.
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I'd like to start gaming on linux, Most of my games are linux compatible(Steam) or have good results in wine, Don't know where to start though.

Have you decided on the flavor of Linux (distro)?
You might like the latest version of Linux Mint Cinnamon Edition.
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Yeah, I'd like to see a Ferrari parked on my driveway when I get up in the morning, but that ain't happening either tongue.gif

OP - I'm running Mint 14, playing CS:S & L4D2, amongst others (lots of FTL time!). Steam name same as OCN...

The engine is being ported to Linux.
The lead SC developer did say he was interesting in making a Linux version if or when the engine's ported (something along those lines).
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Have you decided on the flavor of Linux (distro)?
You might like the latest version of Linux Mint Cinnamon Edition.
The engine is being ported to Linux.
The lead SC developer did say he was interesting in making a Linux version if or when the engine's ported (something along those lines).

I have not decided on a distro, However i would prefer something that can make full use of my hardware, And comes with standard features, Task bar etc, Since i do a rediculous amount of multi tasking.
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I have not decided on a distro, However i would prefer something that can make full use of my hardware, And comes with standard features, Task bar etc, Since i do a rediculous amount of multi tasking.
I would sample different desktop environments if I were you.
I'd start with Cinnamon, then KDE.
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Yeah, I'd like to see a Ferrari parked on my driveway when I get up in the morning, but that ain't happening either tongue.gif

Actually... That might not be entirely impossible!

Crytek Searching For A Programmer To Create CryEngine 3 Linux Engine thumb.gif
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Count me in smile.gif
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The engine is being ported to Linux.
The lead SC developer did say he was interesting in making a Linux version if or when the engine's ported (something along those lines).

Well, forgive me for being cynical, but I'll believe it when I see it. There's no financial incentive to do this, to amount of effort it would take versus increased sales just won't add up. I'd believe it if it was still in development, as it's much easier to build cross-platform compatibility in.

I've heard stories about "native Linux ports" before, and they haven't come to fruition. Basically, until it arrives on Steam, I'll assume it's not gonna happen. The video game industry has made a lot of broken promises in the past, and now I don't trust them. When I see cold hard evidence in front of me (i.e. in the Steam store), I'll be happy, but anything else, especially where Linux is concerned, is vapourware.
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I have not decided on a distro, However i would prefer something that can make full use of my hardware, And comes with standard features, Task bar etc, Since i do a rediculous amount of multi tasking.

I'd second Linux Mint 15 - get the x64 version, burn it on a DVD (or just download Linux Live USB creator, and "burn" to a blank USB stick), then reboot your PC from the DVD/USB, and it'll boot into Mint and you can test it from there. Assuming everything works, and you don't hate it, boot into Windows and shrink your Windows partition, then reboot into Mint and run the installer (it's smart enough to figure out the partition layout, but do backup your Windows stuff in case). It WILL replace your bootloader but don't panic - it'll give you a text menu at the beginning of boot so you can choose your OS.

Anyway, there's plenty of "Beginner's guide to Linux" both on OCN and the wider web, so have a read smile.gif
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Well, forgive me for being cynical, but I'll believe it when I see it. There's no financial incentive to do this, to amount of effort it would take versus increased sales just won't add up. I'd believe it if it was still in development, as it's much easier to build cross-platform compatibility in.

I've heard stories about "native Linux ports" before, and they haven't come to fruition. Basically, until it arrives on Steam, I'll assume it's not gonna happen. The video game industry has made a lot of broken promises in the past, and now I don't trust them. When I see cold hard evidence in front of me (i.e. in the Steam store), I'll be happy, but anything else, especially where Linux is concerned, is vapourware.
I'd second Linux Mint 15 - get the x64 version, burn it on a DVD (or just download Linux Live USB creator, and "burn" to a blank USB stick), then reboot your PC from the DVD/USB, and it'll boot into Mint and you can test it from there. Assuming everything works, and you don't hate it, boot into Windows and shrink your Windows partition, then reboot into Mint and run the installer (it's smart enough to figure out the partition layout, but do backup your Windows stuff in case). It WILL replace your bootloader but don't panic - it'll give you a text menu at the beginning of boot so you can choose your OS.

Anyway, there's plenty of "Beginner's guide to Linux" both on OCN and the wider web, so have a read smile.gif


Gotta get the Red Queen working again, She had a waterleak and fried a mobo two days ago, (Not that there wasn't anything wrong with it before, But it gave me reason to replace something i loathed), HEres to hoping the horror stories of crossfire on linux aren't true.
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