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Shockblast DX

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Linux Availability & Steam Access
« on: May 21, 2016, 10:20:55 am »
I usually play on Linux, and I have been wanting to play CW and CW2 there. But considering my Linux program is being weird, it does not accept apps for download, so I have to get it on Steam. It's getting tiring playing CW3 only.
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Re: Linux Availability & Steam Access
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2016, 10:25:36 am »
CW1 and CW2 are not Linux-compatible.
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Re: Linux Availability & Steam Access
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2016, 10:51:06 am »
Could he at least change it in some way to make it compatible?
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Re: Linux Availability & Steam Access
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2016, 08:50:47 pm »
Thanks for letting me know, but I can't install anything. The program I'm currently using is weird, and won't download apps as they're supposed to. Instead it gives me the Archive Manager.
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Re: Linux Availability & Steam Access
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2017, 11:27:55 pm »
Your information is very good.

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Re: Linux Availability & Steam Access
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2017, 11:37:23 pm »
Is there any particular reason you don't/can't use WINE?

The Linux version of AIR is very old (the CW2 version it supports doesn't have custom map support) and, at least in my experience, CW1 on Linux AIR is unplayable due to graphical glitches. However, my experience playing them through WINE was basically flawless once I got it actually working.
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Re: Linux Availability & Steam Access
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2017, 03:57:39 pm »
Is there any particular reason you don't/can't use WINE?

While i have no valuable contributions to this i feel i have so say this:So far Wine doesn't really work, at least not for me or anyone i work with.
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Re: Linux Availability & Steam Access
« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2017, 09:22:29 am »
Like I said before, I can't download anything. For some reason, Wine wasn't pre-installed with the distro I have.
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