[GLLUG] Fwd: TransGaming WineX = win games on Linux
Fri, 08 Nov 2002 08:42:26 -0500
>WE GOT GAME(S)
>One of the long standing requests for the Linux platform has been the
>interoperability or porting of popular PC games to the Linux platform.
>Unreal Tournament, Quake and Doom have all run natively, and Neverwinter
>Nights has a Linux client in the works.
>Strategy, role playing, first person shooters are the staple of a desktop
>gaming platform. What about Linux? A company called
> has risen to that call with a product called WineX. It takes the
>community version of wine and maps DirectX controls against OpenGL.
>The result is that well over 150 of your favorite PC games are working on
>Linux and TransGaming fully supports a significant portion of those, with
>more added each month. Today's hottest titles, such as Warcraft III, Grand
>Theft Auto 3, Civilization III, Diablo II, Black and White, Jedi Knight
>II, Counter Strike, Rainbow 6 are either fully supported or have anecdotal
>confirmation. And the list goes on. Look for the full list of supported
>games at TransGaming's site, as well as a database of games listed by
>degree of stability.
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