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by sorceror
Mon Mar 05, 2007 9:11 pm
Forum: Introversion News
Topic: An awesome piece of news for Linux users
Replies: 12
Views: 20747

Re: An awesome piece of news for Linux users

vic wrote: The Linux beta test began today and we're hoping to release it at around the same time as the Mac version in March. Linux users can download the beta version from our Beta Test Discussion forum if they are interested in helping us test it.


Oh, I am so downloading that tonight! Yay!
by sorceror
Mon Dec 04, 2006 7:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: amBX vs. linux/mac
Replies: 13
Views: 3984

The Linux version is essentially on hold until we get the Mac version released. Well, I can understand your business priorities, you don't have to apologize for them. It's a shame, though, since if the Linux version were available it'd be on my Christmas list right now. As a developer myself, thoug...
by sorceror
Tue Jul 11, 2006 12:42 pm
Forum: Linux Issues
Topic: Wife bought Darwinia via Amazon - can I install for Linux?
Replies: 3
Views: 3517

I don't know if it would work in Wine... ...but now I do. The installer ran fine in Wine, and I was able to get the same main.dat and sounds.dat files that way. So, the files can be extracted on a Linux-only system. More convoluted than I'd like, but I am quite happy to have a game that I can play ...
by sorceror
Tue Jul 11, 2006 3:28 am
Forum: Linux Issues
Topic: Wife bought Darwinia via Amazon - can I install for Linux?
Replies: 3
Views: 3517

The US distributors apparently didn't include the datafiles necessary for the Linux installer to work, and only shipped a Windows installer. It'd be simpler if there was an unpacker on Linux for the installer software used, but I didn't find one when I searched a while ago. Your directions worked, ...
by sorceror
Mon Jul 10, 2006 11:10 pm
Forum: Linux Issues
Topic: Wife bought Darwinia via Amazon - can I install for Linux?
Replies: 3
Views: 3517

Wife bought Darwinia via Amazon - can I install for Linux?

My wife purchased Darwinia for my birthday via Amazon. (If it matters, the distributor is 'Cinemaware Marquee'.) I tried using the Linux install script on my Ubuntu 6.06, but all I get is a dialog saying: Please mount Darwinia CD. Choose Yes to retry, No to cancel. I can click 'Yes' as many times as...

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