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RE: Anyone on this list?
I must agree the community seems less than willing to help its' self grow
past novelty. Loki was the last serious attempt at setting up following for
Linux gaming and the community failed to answer the call. I enjoy Linux and
hope it can grow past the ideology that only super users can make it work
properly. As far as gaming is concerned I program for cross platform
compatability. Thus far I have yet to find anyone willing to test the Linux
builds. Face the facts. The linux community is the problem, not the
hardware/software. Until they embrace gaming with Linux it will remain the
domain of Windows. As a developer I don't care what platform it is on so
long as it is worth my time.
> Jan Ekholm:
> > The hardcore strategy game market is small even on Windows, so it has to
> > miniscule on Linux, and thus nobody really even develops pet strategy
> > games on Linux. The exception is the glorious FreeCiv. :)
> I'm working on a strategy game, and i found no one seriously interested in
> helping me, or even just telling me what's wrong with it...
> Even worse, all the people wich swore to be interested in it left me just
> once i relied on them... quite the same thing happened to Arianne....
> LGDC is quite dead (no update since June)... there's no community around
> linux gaming!
> The only way i could play under linux was StarCraft + Winex...
> I'd tried gladly Pingus (i'll beta-test it) and lots of other games, but
> could i know about it?
> There is no community, i feel quite alone and i feel that what i'm doing
> interests none... anyone else feeling this?
> I'll continue developing Xarvh myself, but the overall situation seems
> Francesco Orsenigo