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Games have become the topic of late. Osmos developers wonder whether there is enough market share for GNU/Linux game ports to be worth the cost, but they aren't the only ones. It's been discussed time and time again, is a GNU/Linux -- or really any Unix or Unix-like -- port worth it?
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Don't think this "NEWS" worthy enough to be news... still interesting (for us *nix people )
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Goes to show that FOSS users don't always want stuff for free . We support our devs.
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The thing I hate most is why can't they just distribute Linux ports with the PC games? They always charge a Linux port higher and it's impossible to pick up a good Linux game for the same price as a PC game. If Linux ports cost the same as their PC counterparts, I would buy more Linux games.

Example: X3 Reunion. I've got the game for PC for $5, but the Linux version costs $50, 10 times as much! There is no client to just port the PC version to Linux.
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The thing I hate most is why can't they just distribute Linux ports with the PC games? They always charge a Linux port higher and it's impossible to pick up a good Linux game for the same price as a PC game. If Linux ports cost the same as their PC counterparts, I would buy more Linux games.

Example: X3 Reunion. I've got the game for PC for $5, but the Linux version costs $50, 10 times as much! There is no client to just port the PC version to Linux.
Just sounds to me like you got ripped off
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