Tuesday, December 18, 2007

How to run games on Linux (sweet links)

The most important thing that make youngsters so attached to Windows and reject Linux distributions is running games. To solve this problem we give those links:

How to install any game using Wine?
This question was asked in the Linuxquestions.org and largely discussed. It mainly deals with the best tools to run games on Linux such as Wine and VMware.

Linux games lists:
You can find here some Opensource games easy to set up. Those websites use lists sorted by the gaming type, developers and liscence.
Linux gamers' game list
Gnome files game list

Frank's Corner

Frank is a linux user. His blog is about how to run windows applications on Linux. In this website you can find how to run a huge list of games using Wine. Most of them need to be installed in Windows first then run them on Linux and this is his list of games that worked on Linux using Wine :

First person shooters

Call Of duty
Code Red
Counter-Strike
Delta force
Delta Force 2
Gore
Half-life
Half-life 2
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
Jedi Knight: Dark Forces 2
Gunman Chronicles
Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast
Heavy Metal FAKK 2
Kingpin: Life Of Crime
Max Payne
Quake 2
Quake 3 Arena
Sin
Soldier Of Fortune
Soldier Of Fortune 2
Steam
Starsiege Tribes
Unreal
Unreal Tournament
Wolfenstein - Enemy Territory

Action

AquaPop
Billy Bob
Bomber Mania
Daiktana
Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project
Galaxy Invaders
Gem Mine
GeneRally
Grand Theft Auto
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Highway Pursuit
Jazz Jackrabbit 2
JBall
Lode Runner Online
Mageslayer
Mummy's Curse
Naval Strike
Onslaught
Pacmanic Christmas
Pacmanic Worlds
Sky Fire
Snowball
Starball
South Park Mario Bro 2
Tank Assault

RPG/adventure

American McGee's Alice
Avernum
Avernum 2
Avernum 3
Baldur's Gate
Blades Of Avernum
Blades Of Exile
Dark Earth
Exile: Escape From The Pit
Deus Ex
Diablo 2
Heretic 2
Icewind Dale
Nethergate
Planescape Torment
Rune
Wizardy 8
World Of Warcraft

Strategy

Caesar 3
Command & Conquer
Command & Conquer: Red Alert
Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun
Commandos - Behind Enemy Lines
Cyberstorm 2: Corporate Wars
Emperor
Europa Universalis
Final Liberation: Warhammer Epic 40,000
Pharaoh
Starcraft
Steel Panthers: World At War
Stronghold: Crusader
Sudden Strike
Total Annihilation
Warcraft 3
Warcraft 3: Frozen Throne
Zeus - Master of Olympus
This list is huge! If frank can do it you can do it. All you need is patience ... Now get back to work!!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

You missed Silent Hunter 3. Works almost (small graphical glitches) perfect on version 0.9.42. Latest wine version hit hard on FPS. Dont' know why.

Anonymous said...

Star Fleet Command Orion Pirates installs and runs under latest Ubuntu + Wine. Some long pauses sometimes but rarely during action, keeps me happy.

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