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I love Linux, but 'fixing' Windows isn't really fair. It doesn't need fixing most of the time, and when it is broken, it's broken beyond what can be fixed by the user (ah, the very bad side of propriatory software). Wine is a bodge, you can't argue that fact (games run natively under Windows, not under Linux).

I appreciate that some games work perfectly (and sometimes even better than Windows) under Wine, and that's great - but all games work perfectly under Windows, there's no worrying about whether you'll have to tweak settings in the OS, or install other files. For all the games that work under Wine, it's the ones that don't, that ruin gaming under Linux for me. I can't be bothered to go through the hassle of attempting to install a game under Linux, in case it doesn't work (or will take a ton of time to make it work) and I will have wasted the time, when there's no question under Windows.

Just my opinion - not meaning to bash Linux (pun partially intended), but it's about knowing what battles to fight. And gaming isn't one of them for Linux
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PCSpecialist Optimus V ST17-860 Logitech MX518 Steelseries QcK Creative HS800 Fatal1ty 
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