[Novalug] [OT] games for windows in linux, was: [OT] NTLDR error
brinkley.joseph at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 12:03:31 EST 2009
Its not easy but check Linux gamers dot net.
They have allooottttt of work arounds, Starcrafyt is an pretty easy
game to config on most systems. .
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Alan Grimes <agrimes at speakeasy.net> wrote:
> Richard Ertel wrote:
>> many games also work surprisingly well in wine / crossover / cedega
>> (which one is best varies on a per-game basis).
> People keep claiming that but I know for a fact that it's a load of
> I tried playing StarCraft on wine and it would BARELY play with no sound
> (or only a few channels of a multi-channel track playing, eg sound
> effects without music or music without effects). The video performance
> was awful. It normally plays fullscreen with mouse scrolling being a
> critical element. (move to the edge of the screen to scroll it), but
> since it was only able to play in a window it didn't really work. I was
> using FVWM at the time and I couldn't get it to render in the middle of
> a screen. Fortunately, I could move my viewport around the virtual
> desktop and line it up so it was almost barely playable.
> Really, anyone who thinks Wine works for gaming needs to have their head
> examined!!! =| (nb, I gave up trying more than a year ago.)
> DO NOT USE OBAMACARE.
> DO NOT BUY OBAMACARE.
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