[ut2003io] HL2 (Was Re: [ut2003io] Microsoft = Epic's new publisher?)

Dana Olson dana at mandrakeusers.org
Thu Sep 18 14:04:25 EDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-09-18 at 07:25, David Krider wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-09-18 at 00:10, Dana Olson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 22:16, Michael wrote:
> > > OpenGL isn't going anywhere
> > 
> > Sorta like "Linux Gaming"
> Speaking of which, what's this group's take on the recent announcement
> that Linux devotees would be still be "allowed" to run HL2 servers, but
> that there will still be no client for the platform? Frankly, I'm not
> buying the game because of the whole Steam issue, but I'm interested in
> what other people's opinions are on Valve's positioning with their new
> product.

That's nothing new. Lots of games have server ports. They don't do it
for Linux gamers though. There are quite a few Windows gamers who think
Linux is a server OS only, and they use it for that. I doubt many Linux
gamers will run a HL2 server... What would the point be?

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