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Linux-Gamers? Isn't that an oxymoron?

no its the futur..
    
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Don't turn this thread into a gaming on linux political bs talk once again. Gaming on linux is great, you just have to be less naive about it. I've done it for the past year and have been very successful with both my 6100 onboard and my 8600GT.

I personally do not like this particular distribution but it is great for publicity.
    
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Don't turn this thread into a gaming on linux political bs talk once again. Gaming on linux is great, you just have to be less naive about it. I've done it for the past year and have been very successful with both my 6100 onboard and my 8600GT.

I personally do not like this particular distribution but it is great for publicity.
It was a joke..............BTW I'm far from naive when it come to linux, as I'm at a root prompt for 8 hours everyday at work.........Redhat Enterprise on our servers.

I would love to see linux develop for gaming and high def sound/video, but the only thing out right now are crappy freeware games and id software titles (which I thoroughly enjoy.)

BTW Trippen Out LOL at your sig......I chuckle every time I type finger XD. It's just not as funny as who -u......
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you cant game on a linux, I tryed linux out it would not work with my 8800 GTX so it gave me genaric Drivers and I got a poo rez and It was sad i liked the look of the OS to bad my card wouldnt work how you supposted to game with out a graphics card..?
Do nvidia's linux drivers not work?
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Sabayon has been doing something like this at least since 3.4. You can boot into games using the live CD without an OS installed on the HDD. It's slow, though, of course.
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It was a joke..............BTW I'm far from naive when it come to linux, as I'm at a root prompt for 8 hours everyday at work.........Redhat Enterprise on our servers.
It was not meant towards you specifically. It just seems this forum is very naive towards gaming on linux. Its like people don't want to accept it but it does and you can play nearly any popular title, you just have to try a little. I have gotten my entire collection of games to work fine and I have a decent collection.
    
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... but the only thing out right now are crappy freeware games and id software titles (which I thoroughly enjoy.)

They're much more entertaining than many of the thrash that gets released on Windows nowadays.

Downloading it right now and will give it a spin. Linux gaming should be becoming much more interesting from now on. Currently, most games are developed using either Intel open drivers and/or nvidia binaries, which leads to similar problems as we have in Windows (optimized games for certain hardware), but now with fglrx gaining strength and the radeon/radeonhd open drivers becoming viable 3D solutions, game developers will start using and experimenting with even more hardware, leading to an increase in the Linux gamer user base.
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Yea It KINDA is an oxymoron. Tremoulous is awesome though...
    
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