A. I'm one of the early adopters (SE version) that also had access to the beta version (going fine, thank you) and I paid ~50$. (Far less than 50€)
Originally Posted by Nille
B. If we (as a community) want native games on Linux, we should be willing to pay more. Period. Smaller market == higher prices, as simple as that.
A. Why bother? Don't know much about you, but -I- rather enjoy playing native games (as opposed to praying to God that the latest Wine update didn't break something). Feel free to reboot you machine every time you want to play X3. Choice is yours.
Originally Posted by bugmenot
B. Do you have concrete evidence that support these "Management decisions" claims of yours, right? Or better yet, I assume that you have years of experience in porting applications from Windows to Linux and back, right? Didn't think so.
C. If X3/Linux fails, I doubt that LGP will take the time to port X3/TC and, when the time comes, X4. Out loss.
On a general note; when EPIC/ID-software screwed us, we all screamed bloody murder about the lack of native Linux games, but when someone actually goes out on a limb and starts porting games, we do nothing but bitch and moan. Yeah, that'll work. For sure. (And no, I don't work for LGP)
P.S. I do agree that LGP should open the beta process to Linux-gaming sites. Having limited/no information, especially when roadmaps begin to over-flow is not a good thing.
Last edited by gilboa; 08-01-2008 at 09:28 AM.
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