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Friday, August 2, 2002

WineX 2.1 Released

TransGaming has released version 2.1 of their WineX fork of WINE, the Windows compatibility layer for Linux. They claim that it can now run Warcraft III out of the box. You will need to subscribe to get pre-packaged binaries (which include methods for dealing with various forms of CD copy protection). Otherwise, you can download and compile the CVS source tree, which I am in the process of doing. I've been using WineX to run Jedi Knight II reasonably nicely in Red Hat 7.3. Thanks Slashdot.

NWN Linux Client Update

Bioware's Jay Watamaniuk posted on the Neverwinter Nights forums about the status of the Linux client. Here's what he had to say.

Didn't want to miss the thread. Linux Client is still being developed as awaiting the return of key people. they should be here next week. I'm not sure if they will begin work next week, as they might have a bit of catching up to do at first, but things should be ramping up pretty quick.

Of course, that doesn't even come close to giving an ETA, but at least it's still being worked on. Personally, I'd just as soon wait until they get the major gameplay bugs squashed in the Windows client and then release the Linux client. Otherwise, it's going to be a nightmare trying to keep the various clients synced up.

Thursday, August 1, 2002

America's Army: Sniper Patch

The Sniper Patch (v 1.1.1) has been released for America's Army: Operations. It is a 22.4M patch. Besides the sniper training, it also includes several bugfixes and new features. You can snag it from AAFiles or the notoriously slow and backed up FilePlanet. Thanks Blue.

AotC DVD/VHS November 11

Star announced today that the Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones will be released on DVD and VHS on November 12. It looks like the DVD will have all the cool extra goodies that the Episode I DVD does. I am so there. I'm going to watch the Mace Windu vs. Jango Fett encounter over and over--probably in slow motion :) Thanks

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