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Here is the version of linux for gammers

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The SuperGamer-1 is a modification of the famous and well respected PCLinuxOS distribution optimized for gaming. It includes 3d acceleration drivers, the underlying pclos system, and several nice games (or demos). It was originally based on P91 and it is still so today. Much of the everyday software included on the disk/iso is beginning to grow a little long in the tooth, but Darin, the shy and quiet developer, states, "this is completely pclinuxos with a few tweaks and can be updated to P92 levels at the very least. The supergamer is completely compatible with all the updates and normal mirrors are used in synaptic...it will update completely to all the new stuff. I will be doing some testing to see how compatible taking the base supergamer up to P93 levels will be." And of course, being based on PCLinuxOS, the infallible harddrive installer we all know and love is also included, as well as the PCLinuxOS Control Center and Synaptic.

Some of the included software includes:

* 3D games: america's army, cube, doom 3, enemy territory, legends, nexuiz, privateer, quake 4, soldier of fortune, ufo: alien invasion, ut2004, wesnoth
* Arcade: BzFlag, chromium, 3d pinball, frozen bubble, neverball, neverput, penguin racer, supertux, tuxkart
* Cards: Pysol
* Strategy: Foobillards
* Kernel: 2.6.13amd64op-smp squash 3 with source and stripped source installed
* Office: Open Office 2
* Misc: Xorg 6.8.2, gcc 3.3.1, firefox 1.0.7, and kde 3.4.3.

for more read http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/6136
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post #2 of 27
Cool

Anyone willing to try this out?
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post #3 of 27
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av just downloaded it will try it later today
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ok got it installed now. few thething problems like screen ripping and bad sound very bad rez to. will sort all this out and post some good screen shots soon
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post #5 of 27
I'll give it a shot. I'll download it now. I love trying out new linux distro's.
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post #6 of 27
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ok got all working now fine problems was that the OS driver did not detect my Grx card so had to download the new ones.
Well the 1st game that i tried was Quake 4 which ran at full rez and setting and was hitting 70-80Fps
Doom3 same setting at Q4 and still hitting 70-80fps
Then Cube same again

there seems to be this 70-80 FPS limt but just could be a Vsync that i did not see outh than that its a great distro. Only major bug bear is that is use KDE desktop and the intenet seemd very slow compared to anouther distro.
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post #7 of 27
How are the shadows in Doom? In one of the screen shots it doesn't look like it blends very well into lighter areas.
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post #8 of 27
Not worth it in my opinion. First it didn't recognize my mouse, well kind of. Only vertical axis, and if I held down the left click I could go diagonal !

Then no detection of my wireless adaptor. And, finally I couldn't get it to open any of the games with my x800PRO (crappy ATI support I guess :|).

Not worth the hassle in my opinion. When they have it working better I will try again.

I think I might try regular PCLinuxOS, or Slackware.

@Scottishhaggis: How hard was it to get the Gfx drivers working properly? Did you do a full install or go from the live cd?
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post #9 of 27
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Well i have been running it for over a week now runs good . i manged to get GW to install to useing wine. Doom 3 shadows look ok as they do on the win version.I picked up my Grx drivers for the Reposty in the OS menu. Also installed it stright to my spear 20 gig HD it instals a dual boot to using Lilo ( i prefer GRUB ) which seems t do the job
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Originally Posted by scotishhaggis
Well i have been running it for over a week now runs good . i manged to get GW to install to useing wine. Doom 3 shadows look ok as they do on the win version.I picked up my Grx drivers for the Reposty in the OS menu. Also installed it stright to my spear 20 gig HD it instals a dual boot to using Lilo ( i prefer GRUB ) which seems t do the job
Maybe I will have to try again. I'll have to get my wireless mouse and wireless adaptor working properly in it. I'll figure it out. Some time after my tests.
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