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    Phoronix: Civilization: Beyond Earth Overcoming Linux GPU Driver Problems

    Aspyr Media has written a blog update concerning the state of the OS X and Linux port of Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth...

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

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    All of this could have been avoided by them just using an open portable standard to begin with.

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    • #3
      OpenGL problem with AMD [s]on Linux[/s]?
      Last edited by Nille; 10-27-2014, 05:00 PM.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by peppercats View Post
        All of this could have been avoided by them just using an open portable standard to begin with.
        Yea, a huge release delay, because of VendorGL and all the Problems. The portability of OpenGL is a lie.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Nille View Post
          OpenGL problem with AMD [s]on Linux[/s]?
          Who woulda thunk?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Nille View Post
            OpenGL problem with AMD [s]on Linux[/s]?
            Who woulda thunk.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Nille View Post
              Yea, a huge release delay, because of VendorGL and all the Problems. The portability of OpenGL is a lie.
              He, he, then DirectX must be more portable It is avalible on all platforms which Microsoft supports, but Civilization: Beyond Earth is only supported on Windows

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              • #8
                Bummer, I wish I would have read this before I preordered it for linux from Aspyr's site.

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                • #9
                  Yeah sure OpenGL and the drivers and vendors and whatever are the cause when devs start learning opengl after decades of d3d...

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by dungeon View Post
                    He, he, then DirectX must be more portable
                    Who one is blocking D3D for GNU/Linux? The API is documented and each one can take a look at it.

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