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posted by janrinok on Tuesday March 18 2014, @11:05PM   Printer-friendly
from the getting-there-eventually dept.

Marneus68 writes

"Digital DRM-free game distributor GOG.com is finally jumping on the Linux bandwagon.

Following the steps of Desura and Steam, GOG.com plans to offer Linux compatible games starting this year. Along with games already available for Linux, GOG.com will also be selling 'a variety of classics that are, for the first time, officially supported and maintained [by them].'

Most of the DOS titles already provided by GOG.com will probably pose no major technical challenge since GOG has been using DosBox on Windows and Mac OS X since the very beginning however, all the exclusive ports will probably be more difficult to provide."

 
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  • (Score: 1) by NezSez on Wednesday March 19 2014, @03:03PM

    by NezSez (961) on Wednesday March 19 2014, @03:03PM (#18569) Journal

    http://bzflag.org/ [bzflag.org]
    Opensource clone of the original SGI game, with improvements.
    No it isn't the same as the activision souped up version that came later.
    Still fun and interesting though.

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    No Sig to see here, move along, move along...