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Cannot connect to my own dedicated Gmod server

I can open the console in Gmod and use the command connect to try to join "localhost", "127.0.0.1", and "{my_ip_address}". However, these all show me a dialog box that says "Connection failed after 4 ...
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How can I play Galactic Adventures in Ubuntu 12.04?

I have installed Spore and Galactic Adventures in Ubuntu 12.04 using wine-1.4, but when I try to launch Galactic Adventures, the normal game launches. Is there any way to get it to launch with the ...
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How to run Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 in a window with PlayOnLinux and Wine?

Following the instructions from the /r/rct subreddit, I was able to install RCT 2 inside Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux. The only problem is, the game glitches when running in full screen, such as things ...
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Robocraft client not quitting completely after quitting game

Previously, closing the game window would fully quit the application but now it seems that the process remains active in the background, preventing me from relaunching the game (app already running). ...
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Counter Strike In-Game Text Not Showing up

I recently Installed Counter Strike on Ubuntu 13.10, but some of the text doesn't show up. The menus are fine, but then I have stuff like this I'm not running it under wine, or anything. Is this a ...
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Seven Kingdoms I (7KAA) does not play music in Ubuntu

Does anybody know why 7KAA cannot play its music in Ubuntu while it is fine in Windows? Game website: http://7kfans.com Music locations: /usr/share/7kaa/music /usr/share/7kaa/music/chinese.wav ...
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Borderlands 2 on Ubuntu 12.04 problems

Okay so I'm running GNU/Linux Ubuntu 12.04, I'm trying to play Borderlands 2 and I know it will work as other players have success playing the game. I was told to install the following: vcredist ...
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How can I install Red Alert 3 on Linux?

I recently found there are several layers of programs (some commercial) one can put on top of WINE to run games better and do everything easier. I'm using PlayOnLinu 4.2.1 with Wine 1.7.4 in 64 bit ...
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Sound and music choppy in Civilization beyond earth

In civilization beyond earth, the in game sound/music is very choppy. Anyone knows how to fix this? Ubuntu 14.04 graphic: GeForce GTX 550 Ti sound: SB Live! EMU10k1
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Severe system lag spike when running Minecraft server with more than 1 user?

I am trying to figure out what the problem could be with my game server. Currently it only run a Minecraft server but may run more later. The problem I am experencing is severe system lag spikes when ...