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I'm not.

One of many reasons is that which my previous post here pointed out. The community is just too immature to make it work. There was a chat box on the site at one point but was shut down because people didn't exactly get along or follow some basic rules. Too hard to moderate a community such as OCN on a live chat. Too many varying opinions with too many people who don't know how to handle themselves when confronted by someone who doesn't think like they do.

I'm not saying everyone on the forum is like that, as there are quite a few good people here both smart and helpful, or those who may not be the smartest on a subject, but still do their best to help. But overall, the majority here are rather poor at conducting themselves properly.

Yup, I remember that fiasco. That chat box was shut down pretty quickly.

Back on topic though, I am super excited about this news!!! I can't wait for GoG to get some Linux games.
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I've said it before and I'll say it agian, the only reason I still use Windows is for gaming. Otherwise, I use OS X almost exclusively. I would happily use Linux on my gaming rig if more and more of the games I play were compatible with minimal performance loss.
    
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I haven't bought anything from GoG for a while but if they start having some Linux games available.... Another step in the right direction for the industry, no matter how small it is....
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I've said it before and I'll say it agian, the only reason I still use Windows is for gaming. Otherwise, I use OS X almost exclusively. I would happily use Linux on my gaming rig if more and more of the games I play were compatible with minimal performance loss.

I couldn't have said it better myself! I can't wait until windows doesn't have the gamer market under wraps anymore. It's time to move into the future, and the future is open source. Not $100/year skydrive/onedrive.
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Seriously when I can load the OCN (non-mobile) page on my smartphone in a fraction of a second, I have to wonder what kind of software/network/hardware setup people are running when they complain about OCN being slow.

Sounds very much like you're exaggerating to make a point. To the extent that you're now telling little fibs.

OCN is consistently the slowest site I visit recently. If the issue was my hardware (which it isn't) then that still makes OCN slower than other sites.
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I'm pretty sure there's a version of Dosbox on Linux? Most of these games should work ok.

Also, I'm not buying them again. If I bought them once, I want them on Linux too.
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I'm pretty sure there's a version of Dosbox on Linux? Most of these games should work ok.

Also, I'm not buying them again. If I bought them once, I want them on Linux too.
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Sounds very much like you're exaggerating to make a point. To the extent that you're now telling little fibs.

OCN is consistently the slowest site I visit recently. If the issue was my hardware (which it isn't) then that still makes OCN slower than other sites.

I'm not exaggerating but then I thought about it more and realized my experience might not be typical because I have an OCN account and all the advertising is disabled.
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Good news. More games for Linux might mean better support from hardware developers. I might reinstall Linux on my hybrid graphics laptop after continually failing to install nvidia drivers (and not only) and giving up.

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I've said it before and I'll say it agian, the only reason I still use Windows is for gaming. Otherwise, I use OS X almost exclusively. I would happily use Linux on my gaming rig if more and more of the games I play were compatible with minimal performance loss.

I'm pretty much in the same frame of mind.

Windows has been installed on my main rig for a few months now after a few months with Arch. I missed BF3 and some other AAA titles I own. I've since realized the only thing I do in Windows that I can't do in Linux is play those games. The rest of my workflow is already compatible in its entirety.

I don't use GOG, but it's cool they're doing this. If nothing else, it may show some people that Linux is nearly ready to be taken seriously as a desktop/gaming OS.
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