[Novalug] [OT] games for windows in linux, was: [OT] NTLDR error
brinkley.joseph at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 12:35:19 EST 2009
I miss that game. ** wants to play ES III*
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Bryan J. Smith <b.j.smith at ieee.org> wrote:
> Actually, DX -> GL calls can be emulated very well. Ironically
> the "3D heavy" games actually and often run _better_ than the
> "2D only" games, because of the more well defined API calls
> in NV/G (nVidia) and R/RD/RV (ATI-AMD) cards that DX is just
> one big "wrapper" around, whereas GL+ARB Extensions are
> far more well defined.
> What finally got me to use Cedega was after how crash-happy
> Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind was under Windows XP. Running under
> Cedega, it would crash less, and I could recover when it did by
> merely relaunching. I've had similar situations with late XP service
> packs that would just break compatibility, let alone Vista. The
> Cedega folk seem to take the time to reverse engineer some of
> the expected settings -- something that even Microsoft has to figure
> out (or the original publisher) when Microsoft fixes/SP do it too.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Joseph Brinkley <brinkley.joseph at gmail.com>
> 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. .
> --Joseph Brinkley
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