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10 Responses

  1. ThisHosting.Rocks says:

    This needs updating. Remove Plan Linux and add another distro

  2. RedSoxFan says:

    I noticed a mention of the “Crossover Games” platform. Last time I checked, Crossover is just a program for making Windows software work on Mac OS X and Linux. Do they have a game store I don’t know about?

  3. Loc says:

    Maybe one to add to this list. https://sourceforge.net/projects/mgame/
    I’ve been using it for the past few months and I really like it.

  4. Askfor says:

    Number of games running native on Linux is so small, compared do Windows. The same goes for Mac.
    Wine does a good job, but those games barely run on Windows, for which they were written for. Even that with glitches and crashes. Wine often makes things worse.

    • Aaron Kili K says:


      That is so true, a lot still needs to be done for Linux to become a reliable and efficient operating system for gaming, on the other hand, thanks for sharing with us your wonderful experience and thoughts.

  5. SomeGuy says:

    As long as Linux doesn’t get the proper driver support from Nvidia and AMD, it’s not gonna be as viable for gaming as Windows is.

    • Aaron Kili K says:


      That is absolutely true, support for appropriate drivers from Nvidia and AMD is still the biggest challenge to gaming on Linux. We(Linux users) are all hoping for a change in that, however, many thanks for sharing your thoughts with us.

      • RedSoxFan says:

        Actually, Linux gets pretty good support from Nvidia and AMD. In fact, Nvidia doesn’t even make Pascal drivers for Mac OS X, and it makes them for Linux.

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