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  • #46
    Originally posted by AJenbo View Post
    Pratically no publivher would allow the removal of the DRM, though solutions might be made for active titles.
    SKiDROW will save the day

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    • #47
      ...and yet, somehow related (it's a Steam-only game) some more interesting news...

      CoD Black Ops for MAC:

      http://www.shacknews.com/article/759...-mac-this-week


      ....i wonder how far we are to get Call of Duty Franchise running natively on Linux ?!?

      Like it or not , Call of Duty franchise is the biggest franchise EVER.

      If it arrives on Linux , a lot of attention will be put from gamers on Linux !
      ....and a lot more people will be/start_to_be concerned with Linux/Steam/Activision/CoD like M$ and EA/DICE

      -------------------------------------------------

      EA's ORIGIN : Powered by Bullshit

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      • #48
        Originally posted by AJSB View Post
        ....i wonder how far we are to get Call of Duty Franchise running natively on Linux ?!?
        The Mac port was done by Aspyr, a third party company who pays studios to be able to make mac ports, basically Loki. So, until we get another Loki who can manage to be as successful as Aspyr, I'ma go with around never.

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        • #49
          Originally posted by AJenbo View Post
          Pratically no publivher would allow the removal of the DRM, though solutions might be made for active titles.
          Humble Indie Bundle?
          Desura?

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          • #50
            Originally posted by ElderSnake View Post
            Great thing with KDE though, when I want to disable effects for a game (not very often but sometimes I do, depending on the game. some just dont like compositing) I just press Shift-Alt-F12.

            Ta-da. It's an inbuilt shortcut in KDE to suspend effects and when I'm done I just press it again to reactivate compositing. Works great and makes my life easier. Unfortunately you can't suspend compositing in Unity because Unity itself is basically a Compiz plugin. So.. you'd suspend the whole desktop .

            But if you can play the game fullscreen and have Compiz undirect fullscreen windows you should be okay.
            I think Unity need a feature to disable himself before starting a 3D game, like the one you describe for KDE. When I launch Skyrim or AION on unity, it's unplayable: too low framerate. I need to open a metacity session to play this games at full speed. How Valve will manage this problem? i hope they will work with canonical on a solution.

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            • #51
              Originally posted by uid313 View Post

              GOG provides games without drm too.

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              • #52
                Originally posted by legluondunet View Post
                I think Unity need a feature to disable himself before starting a 3D game, like the one you describe for KDE. When I launch Skyrim or AION on unity, it's unplayable: too low framerate. I need to open a metacity session to play this games at full speed. How Valve will manage this problem? i hope they will work with canonical on a solution.
                If Unity is "just" a Compiz Plugin there's no way to do this, cause when you disable Compiz Unity is gone too. So the only option woud be to recommend them switch their DEs if they want a better gaming expirience.

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                • #53
                  Originally posted by legluondunet View Post
                  GOG provides games without drm too.
                  And on that note...

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                  • #54
                    Originally posted by legluondunet View Post
                    When I launch Skyrim or AION on unity, it's unplayable: too low framerate. I need to open a metacity session to play this games at full speed. How Valve will manage this problem?
                    They'll tell you to run windows, the only supported platform for those games.

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                    • #55
                      Steam for Linux to Arrive ‘In a Few Days

                      http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/10/s...-in-a-few-days

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                      • #56
                        “Could an archive or SRU admin accept nvidia-common and jockey from the upload queue?

                        These are needed for the Valve Steam release that happens in a few days.”

                        Mid october is only 14 days too.

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                        • #57
                          Originally posted by blackout23 View Post
                          Mid october is only 14 days too.
                          Valve Time !!

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                          • #58
                            Originally posted by Thaodan View Post
                            If Unity is "just" a Compiz Plugin there's no way to do this, cause when you disable Compiz Unity is gone too. So the only option woud be to recommend them switch their DEs if they want a better gaming expirience.
                            Until Canonical and Steam are working on this, this command line is your friend:

                            metacity --replace&

                            and the game have full access to your compuetr ressources.

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                            • #59
                              Well, SLACKWARE doesn't use Trashity (XFCE here ) , i have the most recent NVIDIA blob, Kernel 3.6.0 compiled by me and just downloaded the source code of Jockey to compile and install this night....


                              BRING IT ON !!!!

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                              • #60
                                More interesting games comming -> http://www.gamingonlinux.com/index.p...-growing.1077/

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