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Are Linux versions of each Call of Duty title available?

I was looking to host a public dedicated CoD server with a hosting provider but worried about the hosting costs and how much costs I will be able to recover. Some people are saying that I should check ...
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Freeciv runs very slow

After some time freeciv runs very slow on my laptop, running onboard intel graphics. I'm using the gtk version on Ubuntu 10.10 and it seems like Xorg is consuming 100% CPU. I'm also running Compiz ...
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Problem running Duke Nukem 3D on Linux

Recently, I tried to run DN3D, but I failed. I got these command line debugging script: EDuke32 2.0.0devel r1864 Compiled Apr 11 2011 15:49:50 Using /home/oneat/ for game data Using ...
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Is anyone playing recent builds of AprQ2 on Linux which has a save game bug?

Probably a long shot, but I was wondering if anyone has played AprQ2 lately, a decent Quake 2 engine. I liked this one because a high-resolution texture pack was available and it compiled and ran well ...
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Does Xbox 360 USB controller work out-of-the-box on Windows/Linux/Mac?

I'm planning buying a wired USB Xbox 360 controller, but I would like to know a bit more about it before actually buying. Most (all?) USB controllers identify themselves as USB HID (Human Interface ...
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How can I play Minecraft in fullscreen mode in Linux?

How can I play Minecraft in fullscreen in Linux? On my system, I only get a windowed mode with a quarter of the screen size and the rest is black. I am using ArchLinux and the awesome awesome window ...
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How can I play Red Alert 2 on Linux?

What should I get (and where from) to play RA2 on Linux?
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Playing Quake 1/2 on Linux?

What should I get, and from where, to be able to play first and second Quake, on Linux, in single-player mode?
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Why is windowed mode always slower in games?

When I run games in Windows or Linux in Windowed mode, my frame-rates always seem to start chunking. Is this a general problem, the machines I'm using not being awesome enough, or or is it just the ...
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Does anyone know any good online resources for gaming on Linux Machines? [closed]

Ubuntu to be precise. And I am looking for lists of games with a short review or some newsgroup or something where I can find out about the latest releases.
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Joystick D-Pad not working on sdlmame

I wasn't sure on which StackExchange site I should ask this, so I'll give it a try over here. I installed sdlmame (0.140-1) and qmc2 (0.2.b17-1) as a frontend on ArchLinux. I enabled a USB joystick ...
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Can Dwarf Fortress be run in console mode?

I don't want to start up an X server at all, I just want to play on a text console. Is this possible?
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Are there any PC games that utilize the Wii Remote's 3D functionality?

Are there any PC games (windows or linux) that support the wiimote? Specifically, games that don't just map the mouse, but use data from the gyroscope (like Wii Sports games: tennis, golf). I want to ...
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How do I run Worms: World Party on Ubuntu?

Can anyone get the game Worms: World Party running on Ubuntu? If so, how? Since that game is old, I think there has to be a way.