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Discussion in 'Other Operating Systems' started by GumbyNoTalent, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. DanglingPointer

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    Didn't work with Open Source drivers. Installed AMD propriety drivers and works smoothly albeit on Max Performance settings except that I have units on largest size.
     
  2. flu!d

    flu!d Never perfect, always genuine

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    I might have to download this, looks quite good. Currently downloading Torchlight II, looks ok, thought I'd give a Diablo style hack and slash a go under Linux.
     
  3. RnR

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  4. flu!d

    flu!d Never perfect, always genuine

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    Awesome! Thanks RnR.

    I must say, on my Intel x58 Xeon X5675, GTX 670FTW, 16GB ram, 2 x 1080p monitors rig running Linux Mint 17.3 and the latest Nvidia 358.16 drivers the game plays awesome.
     
  5. RnR

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    Quick note - the mod 'Map Pack Extender' includes the 'Forbidden Vault' in the first town that becomes your home. Its not part of any quest lines. Its just a bottomless pit of experience and loot :)
     
  6. flu!d

    flu!d Never perfect, always genuine

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    Sweethouse,

    Thanks my friend!:)
     
  7. HyRax1

    HyRax1 ¡Viva la Resolutión!

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    Seriously? Wow, you've been missing out!

    Once you've clocked it, download the free mod "Portal Stories: Mel" for Portal 2 (available via Steam) and be even more amazed. ;)
     
  8. flu!d

    flu!d Never perfect, always genuine

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    I know! I'm not too sure what rock I was under when it was released! Loving it now.

    Cheers for the tip, will do.:thumbup:
     
  9. flu!d

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  10. RnR

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    Haven't tried the linux version as yet. Played the windows version a few times. But then Tribes:Ascend got kinda rebooted :)
     
  11. RnR

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    Rocket League is out for Linux on Steam!
     
  13. DerekP

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    This is a surprisingly slow moving thread :)

    I'm not going to read it all - just thought i'd add Insurgency if it hasn't already been mentioned. It's a very good FPS, and one of the few that has fun coop.
     
  14. RnR

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    Just pointing out that iRacing works on Linux. If you're looking for the ultimate racing sim, look no further.

    Comparatively steep entry cost however, so if you're in to Linux because of it's price, this may be a turn-off!

    But it's certainly value for money.
     
  16. flu!d

    flu!d Never perfect, always genuine

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    I bought Black Mesa as part of the Steam Christmas sale, thought I'd relive the Half Life 1 goodness, my Gawd it looks good! the environment, the graphics, the sound - It really draws you into the game.

    I'm running Nvidia 370.28 drivers with an X58 based Xeon system and an Nvidia GTX 670FTW. At 1080p with all graphical settings maxed out, I'm not too sure if the game is running Vulkan, but performance is fantastic.

    There does appear to be a bug in the intro that resulted in a couple of crash to desktop events, I just kept saving and got through the intro fine, once into the game it appears to play perfectly - The intro can be skipped using a console command, but I really wanted to relive it.

    I believe the game is in beta under Linux.

    [​IMG]
     
  17. gibbz

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    What's the like multiplay? So the old maps still work? I've been looking at this but really only after mp.
     
  18. DanglingPointer

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    Tomb Raider on Open Source Driver

    I finished Tomb Raider a few weeks ago on Ubuntu 16.04 using the open source Mesa driver from Oibaf's ppa.
    Rig's a i7-3770 with R9-290X (on water single rad).

    All details maxed out except for AA at 2x, disabled the advance hair and SSAO at normal. :D
     
  19. General_Cartman

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    Mesa 13.1 + Linux Kernel 4.9 brings great performance improvements to the AMD GPU driver. It's nice to finally be able to play BioShock Infinite with decent frame rates on my R9 380x.

    On a side note, what's the SNES emulator of choice these days? Is Zsnes still where it's at?
     
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