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No Linux port for id's Tech 5 graphics engine

TejWC (758299) writes | more than 3 years ago

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DesiVideoGamer (758299) writes "John Carmack, the creator of id's Tech 5 graphics engine, does not plan on making a Linux port of his new engine. From his e-mail:

It isn't out of the question, but I don't think we will be able to justify the work.

. One of the reasons for not making a Linux port was due to the fact that the new engine "pushes a lot of paths that are not usually optimized" and that the Linux port would have to use the binary blob graphics driver in order to work. However, the MacOS port has not been cancelled yet."

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Fuck you. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#29166811)

After all the support Linux users have given you ID. Go fuck yourselves up your loose asses.

Re:Fuck you. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#29167211)

Uhh, sorry that is the other way around. id supported Linux FAR more than the Linux community ever supported id. There have never been many games for Linux and without id bringing over the Doom, Quake, Quake 2, Quake 3 and Doom 3 engines, you wouldn't have jack shit. id freely gave their software and never took anything in return.

So why don't you go fuck yourself you ungrateful little shit.

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