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  • Rage is not coming to Linux :*(

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1244727
    Not good for us On the bright side it is a great excuse to get on Quake Live

  • #2
    Yeah, it's being discussed in this thread too:
    http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showp...4&postcount=38

    It seems just as graphics on Linux is starting to shape-up, a lot of the big guys just can't wait to ditch us...

    Oh well, I guess there will be a Rage port 5-6 years from now, if iD continues to release the source.

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    • #3
      http://zerias.blogspot.com/2009/08/q...t-bed-for.html

      http://mepislovers.org/forums/showthread.php?t=22777

      http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1446088

      Short version : Play Quake Live: get Rage Linux client.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Saist View Post
        Short version : Play Quake Live: get Rage Linux client.
        More like

        Short version: Play Quake live to show the numbers and improve the non-nvidia driver situation and MAYBE a port will be done.

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        • #5
          More then likely if you want to play Rage in linux in the future your going to be looking at a solution like this:
          http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManage...sion&iId=17575

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          • #6
            That was so simple because the Doom 3 engine runs since ages with wine. Just looked at the links above and i am confident now that wine devs will be able to get the binary running. D3 based games run very fast using wine, basically no diff to native code.
            Last edited by Kano; 08-24-2009, 03:51 PM.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Kano View Post
              That was so simple because the Doom 3 engine runs since ages with wine. Do you think Rage is still OpenGL based for Win?
              Maybe you missed where Carmack says:


              The PC and Mac versions are still OpenGL 2.x.

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              • #8
                So, everybody, give HoN a rest and start playing Quake Live on linux now!!

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by xav1r View Post
                  So, everybody, give HoN a rest and start playing Quake Live on linux now!!
                  I did put in a suggestion for Quake Live to have a billboard made to show the current stats of OS's in use.

                  http://www.quakelive.com/forum/showthread.php?t=32768

                  So far no reply.

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                  • #10
                    or even a little icon to show the OS. Tux, OSX "X" and windows bubble.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by deanjo View Post
                      I did put in a suggestion for Quake Live to have a billboard made to show the current stats of OS's in use.

                      http://www.quakelive.com/forum/showthread.php?t=32768

                      So far no reply.
                      You probably would get better replies if you contact TTimo or SyncError directly, as the quakelive boards are mostly made of windows players who couldnt care less.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by L33F3R View Post
                        or even a little icon to show the OS. Tux, OSX "X" and windows bubble.
                        If the stats are direclty sent to id then it would work, just showing the system icon like the player's country flag wouldnt do much of anything.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by xav1r View Post
                          If the stats are direclty sent to id then it would work, just showing the system icon like the player's country flag wouldnt do much of anything.
                          your absolutely right.

                          But it would be hella cool

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                          • #14
                            wtf

                            dammit not again...

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