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jeepfreak
13th May 2007, 06:49 PM
This petition's purpose is to establish the demand for natively coded, Linux based, video games. Massive multi-player online role playing games (MMORP) such as World of Warcraft, Guild Wars, and Ever Quest collectively represent one of the largest gaming communities in the world. As such, these communities are the best resource available to speak as one voice to the game developers.

One of the biggest challenges in the Open Source community's acceptance into main stream computing is the ability to play video games without the need for additional software to such as Wine, and the associated difficulties, to make them run. While web browsing, office suites, graphic design, and email clients have all been produced by the open source community, commercial applications such as video games have lagged due to the overall lack of demand.

By signing this petition we are speaking as one voice to the gaming development community that there is a large community that wants today's games to be available natively on the open source platform of Linux.

Thank You.

Link: http://www.petitiononline.com/lgp51307/petition.html