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Re: improved version of Xpilot (was Re: Reasons not to fearLinuxgame development)

Every internet fan, and multiplayer gamers love subspace :)
I think its a very good idea !


Carl Olsen
Division Technologique
(514) 873-4335

>>> Michael Maher <mike@redhat.com> 01/08 3:15 pm >>>

He has a really good point..  Subspace was a really cool game.. and there
were lots of windows people that actually played this.. helll I have to
admit I even spent a fiar amount of time playing this game.


> Ok.  Linux's strength is its networking, and as such people
> should strive to make massivley multiplayer linux games.
> What I suggest is a new improved version of Xpilot with nice
> graphics and any other interafce enhancements that can be
> thought of.  I'm not sure if any of you played a game called
> Subspace, but it was a wildly popular Windows9x  Xpilot
> ripoff made by Virgin Interactive.  Virgin Interactive
> basically made some bad moves and ended up losing money on
> the game, and in the end left a lot of the Supspace
> community (yes, this game had a community built around it)
> blowing in the wind.  If someone would just make an improved
> Xpilot the Subspace community would already provide a core
> userbase of at least 1000 dedicated 24/7 players.  And one
> of the major complaints Supspace players had was that Virgin
> Interactive did not make a linux server.  This type of game
> is crying out to be made available on linux.
> The links for info on Subspace are subspace.vie.com and
> subspace.warzone.com.
> Any takers?