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    Phoronix: Valve's Dota 2 Is Coming Soon To Linux

    Valve's Dota 2 game will soon be released for Linux gamers. Dota 2 is the sequel to Defense of the Ancients and under Windows has proven to be a highly popular title, which is now being tested on Linux...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQwNzQ

  • #2
    The only major omission in my list. DotA in Linux is a game dream come true.

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    • #3
      https://github.com/ValveSoftware/Dota-2

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      • #4
        Great! Now they need to bring CS:GO to Linux to make it even more relevant in the gaming community :-)
        The more share Linux has on Steam, more games get ported!

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        • #5
          Since DotA 2 is probably the only game I play (outside of WoW, SC2, and Left 4 Dead 2 with friends), you'll see a lot more activity from me on Native Steam for Linux

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          • #6
            HoN

            Originally posted by phoronix View Post
            Phoronix: Valve's Dota 2 Is Coming Soon To Linux

            Valve's Dota 2 game will soon be released for Linux gamers. Dota 2 is the sequel to Defense of the Ancients and under Windows has proven to be a highly popular title, which is now being tested on Linux...

            http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQwNzQ

            Meanwhile, i strongly suggest you to try HoN from S2.

            Its Successor to Dota, looks better than DoTa(i didnt play but friends told me so), its stable as rock, and Linux gamers enjoyed it for years.
            It's absolutely free to play.
            Most importantly, it's HERE and NOW!

            I shi* you not.

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            • #7
              Good thing, my friends are long telling me to try Dota. As I already have the game in steam, I will definitely try when it comes to Linux. Anyway I was more hoping for CS:GO. I still don't bought it because it doesn't support linux yet.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by dimko View Post
                Meanwhile, i strongly suggest you to try HoN from S2.
                HONs fault was that they not free2play right from the start. Most fans from this games are now playing LoL or DOTA.

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                • #9
                  It is interesting that Linux market share according to StatCounter is growing by +0,1% every month since Steam official launch.

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                  • #10
                    Keeping my fingers crossed for Alien Swarm...

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                    • #11
                      I am also waiting for CS: GO but DotA 2 is huge and should be their priority #1 right now. Also I think a lot of the work is the same, because both use the very newest version of the Source Engine.

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                      • #12
                        And I say, yay!

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Nille View Post
                          HONs fault was that they not free2play right from the start. Most fans from this games are now playing LoL or DOTA.
                          partly. As I understand it they made a loss with savage2 so they had to make some $$$ on HoN. f2p ran the risk of not actually making any money PLUS at the time of release LoL was just out and HoN didn't have any ingame store (would have delayed release even more).

                          Its still good and I play it daily and out of the 3 builds the linux build is the most stable (and has a 64bit client)


                          stillcan't wait for dota2, even if it is more of a farmfest + slowergame

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                          • #14
                            Now that Dota2 Linux is on the table I might go back to Linux after my few years long romance with Windows 7 (It's a good OS!). Back in the day I used Gentoo as being thrown onto deep water is the fastest way to learn stuff, later I settled on Ubuntu but with Unity and other braindead projects I switch back to Windows after years with Linux exclusively. Recently I've set up a sweet Arch Linux desktop environment and both Steam and Source games do no longer run like shit although that might have been Ubuntu's fault when I tried them. One thing I still need is being able to record video and stream to Twitch as I've dabbled in this recently and enjoying the whole affair a lot. I know there are some convoluted ways to stream but they seem very basic with no option to create scenes from multiple inputs (game, webcam, overlay, multiple scenes). Is there any app that can do this on Linux now? I've googled and I haven't found a real solution yet. Here's an example of what I need.

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                            • #15
                              Incidentally, i installed Steam in my son's Chromebook (Crouton) and the KDE desktop, it rocks! We use it for him to load Humble Bundle games. What a treat!

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