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  • Veerappan
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    Originally posted by Pallidus View Post
    1. the novelty worn off

    2. only people with nvidia cards are able to properly play games (bla bla bla stfu, everyone knows amd and intel perf suck in linux)

    3. windows users who just wanted to get the penguin for free

    4. old old old games, I mean OLD games that I played when I was a kid, cs etc
    I'd put money on it mostly being numbers 3 and 4 from that list, with an emphasis on 3. I've got plenty of Linux games on Steam to play right now, but I wish that HL2, Portal 1/2, and CS:GO were released. Well, that and Civ 5.

    I've got a radeon 6850 w/ r600g on a phenom II x6 1055t, and TF2 runs just fine on my machine (at 1920x1200). Most of the other games I've got installed are less demanding than that. But then, the most graphically intensive games I own are GS:GO, BF:BC2, Borderlands 1, or GRID. I have a suspicion that half of those games would perform acceptably if released in Linux w/ OpenGL.

    My biggest problem at the moment is actually Skype. I get some nasty audio distortion on my system when I use Skype for voice chat, which prevents me from using it during my TF2 sessions.

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  • bobwya
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    My Steam list in Linux is very short compared to my Windows list... I've bought a lot of Linux-friendly indie games in the bundle sales - but the replay value is lower compared to the likes of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. or the Half-Life 2 series... qed

    I would fire up Steam under Linux if I could play Black Mesa Source and HL2 (+episodes), etc.

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  • Pallidus
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    1. the novelty worn off

    2. only people with nvidia cards are able to properly play games (bla bla bla stfu, everyone knows amd and intel perf suck in linux)

    3. windows users who just wanted to get the penguin for free

    4. old old old games, I mean OLD games that I played when I was a kid, cs etc

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  • nightmarex
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    Plus you got Tomb Raider and Bioshock Inf. that just came out ... Trying to get Tomb Raider to Wine as we speak I have little hope of Bioshock working... Oh well when you get the games for free.

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  • ворот93
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    Originally posted by e8hffff View Post
    The soda maybe great but where's the spiced chicken.

    If you want people to come to your fast food outlet, then make sure there are items on the menu.

    Get the analogy...
    Spiced chicken (HL2, EP1, EP2, L4D2, CS:GO) is coming soon, I hope.

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  • AJenbo
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    Originally posted by e8hffff View Post
    The soda maybe great but where's the spiced chicken.

    If you want people to come to your fast food outlet, then make sure there are items on the menu.

    Get the analogy...
    Yeah I played thew most of my Linux games last month so this month I have mainly been gaming from windows, I do expect that I will be playing some bastion in April and hopefully l4d2 will be out for Linux once I am done with that.

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  • ворот93
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    Originally posted by energyman View Post
    oh, I would have loved to play - but the last steam client update now wants libsdl 2.0.

    I don't have that....

    So I am out.

    Thanks for breaking, Valve.
    Ahem. What do you have? Update / upgrade your OS and you'll be fine.

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  • d2kx
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    Originally posted by energyman View Post
    oh, I would have loved to play - but the last steam client update now wants libsdl 2.0.

    I don't have that....

    So I am out.

    Thanks for breaking, Valve.
    It is shipping it by itself through the Steam Runtime. You don't need it installed.

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  • energyman
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    oh, I would have loved to play - but the last steam client update now wants libsdl 2.0.

    I don't have that....

    So I am out.

    Thanks for breaking, Valve.

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  • IanS
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    Another thing comes to mind as well, didn't they run that TF2 Linux exclusive item in February? Could be some folks who installed Linux and Steam just to snag the collectable might have got counted as well, leading to an unnatural boost last month.

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