Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Nov 2005 18:29 UTC, submitted by javaman83
Games Transgaming has released Cedega 5.0 today. "TransGaming is very excited about the introduction of the new Cedega scheduler which allows for better control over processes and threads under the Linux 2.6 kernels. With pixel shaders 1.4, your games will look more realistic and deliver better graphics quality than ever before. Preliminary FBO support has also been added as an experimental feature for users to try out on their favorite titles. Other improvements to Cedega designed to improve correctness and performance have also been included." Read the release notes.
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RE[2]: good thing bad thing
by Wrawrat on Wed 9th Nov 2005 01:28 UTC in reply to "RE: good thing bad thing"
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It's odd that they'll port to Mac OS, which has less users than Linux.

Careful with numbers. For instance, servers are rarely used for gaming (save by some BOFHs)...

That said, they are not entirely wrong. I am wondering if there is a market for people willing to buy closed software on an open platform. ROI shouldn't be neglected, since it can possibly easier/less expensive to support closed platforms than open ones. Note the possibly keyword, since it's kinda hard to confirm/dismiss with the current data, especially since many (most?) Linux users that bought games have usually a good technical expertise on computers.

That said, many great games are free. The better ones ain't always those with flashy 3D eyecandy.

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