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Steam/Source officially coming to Linux

Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by devguy, May 12, 2010.

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    if they can start coding games like l4d for linux i may be completely done with microsoft.
     
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    Wow, Ubuntu 10.4 OpenGL performance is equal to Win7 and better than Mac? thats impressive!
     
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    indeed. we could be seeing a big swing toward linux in the next 5 years if steam and valve push their devs to create games for linux.
     
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    AWESOME.

    Now, I have to get comfortable with Linux. I've messed around with a couple of distros, but never really got into it because of the lack of mainstream games.
     
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    And maybe you'll stop being the last guy getting a game loaded. :roll::roll:
     
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    I am glad to hear that currently available games on Linux will available through Steam, like Doom 1/2/3, ET:QW, Prey, UT2k4, etc. Although, I question their premise that this event may make Unreal Tournament 3 show up for Linux after all.

    In case none of you all are aware, the term Epic Fail came from the pathetic attempt and cover up of the Unreal Tournament 3 port to Linux/Mac. ;)
     
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    i get more excited about this everyday! i hope they can deploy the new platform in the coming months.
     
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    im happy that the game market is getting bigger and bigger, hopefully this will make some better games come out know that any computer can run it os wise
     
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    +1 This is great news! I could finally run 1 OS on my laptop! :)
     
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    good now get nvidia and ati to actually make REAL drivers for linux and we are golden
     
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    When can we get the source to build from?
     

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