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[News] Breaking Evil Myths: Linux Users Can't Play; Can't Run Windows Applications

Because penguins need to play too.

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| The Windows camp have a lot of great games to play and a popular 
| misconception is that Linux is lacking in games. That is not true.
| There are literally thousands of games for Linux. In fact a lot of
| them have been ported to Windows too.
| 
| [...]
| 
| There are both free and commercial games available. Some of the best
| ones I really like are America's Army, Tremulous and Enemy Territory. 
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http://blogs.ittoolbox.com/linux/locutus/archives/because-penguins-need-to-play-too-14767

Run Windows Apps on Linux using 2X ApplicationServer

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| 2X ApplicationServer is a useful solution for those who still need access
| to some Windows only apps, but prefer to work in Linux.
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http://linuxappfinder.com/blog/run_windows_apps_on_linux_using_2x_applicationserver


Related:

LinuxGamePublishing announces X3: Reunion

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| The announcement was made during LinuxGames.coms' latest(7th)
| podcast, and said to be about 80% completed. 
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http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1914


TO: Crossfire 1.5 released

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| Inspired by TacticalOps, TO: Crossfire is a game based on Epic's
| awardwinning UnrealEngine and throws you into the life-and-death
| world of counterterrorism.
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http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1913


Supergamer LiveDVD - Gaming on Linux hits new levels

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| SuperGamer is a modified version of PCLinuxOS - one that contains lots and 
| lots of neat games. To name a few:
| 
|     * America's Army
|     * Cube
|     * Doom 3
|     * Enemy Territory
|     * ...
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http://www.arsgeek.com/?p=737


Vista breaks 90% of games, claims game publisher

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| Alex St. John, chief executive of game publisher WildTangent, today
| blasted his former employer for a half-baked and negligent way of
| treating the majority of game publishers - small development studios
| and individual programmers of casual games: St. John claims that at
| least nine out of ten games do not work with Vista.
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http://tomshardware.co.uk/2007/01/30/vista_games/


Windows Vista and casual games: the woe starts now

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| Casual game company alleges the security of Microsoft's new
| OS goes to far and stifles web-based games.
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http://gaming.monstersandcritics.com/pc/news/article_1253720.php/Windows_Vista_and_casual_games_the_woe_starts_now
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