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Worms 3D Port Poll

September 24th, 2003 by Crusader

Timothee Besset sent in a link to a forum poll at Team 17′s site asking the Worms 3D community if they’d want a Linux port of the game. Timothee notes that there is already a Mac port, and that the engine utilizes OpenGL. If this sounds like a good idea to you (and why wouldn’t it!), head on over and vote.

4 Responses to “Worms 3D Port Poll”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Why ask to the developers a port of the Game to Linux when we all know that we will be 500 of us to buy this game ?

  2. Anonymous Says:

    It is just a user asking for a port.
    It would be nice if it were the developers, but this is just whining.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    does anyone know if there’s a port of the classic worms for Linux? or if it run via wine/dosemu ?

  4. zealotasd Says:

    You would think it would be common sense to provide all program’s support in one CDROM… In this instance, Worms3D is just another application on the retail shelves that only supports Microsoft Windows. When people who bought Worms3D want it on Mac/OSX or Linux, they later petition for it to be ported to such. And some brilliant developers respond they would like to do it, but want you to pay for it again. I didn’t see any comment from Worms3D developers asking to pay again, but I do know that other developers want you to pay separatly for the port of their software (Sun StarOffice, Microsoft Office comes to mind). I thought the purpose of porting to other platforms was to expand support for your application in order to attract more customers and users and for the users to pick which platform to use? This is all too common that a customer buys and uses a program built for Microsoft Windows, and then the being/company/corporation that built such program would require to pay again to use a port to another platform… ID Software has its customers happy that they let you use the data with any platform they target, and ID Software is planning to include support for Linux and Mac/OSX and Microsoft Windows on the same retail box and CDROM in future releases. That gives the user good choice. Tribes2 had a Linux server included with the other ports, but no client — almost as good.

    Do you actualy think a Chinese-food restaraunt would survive long if they enforced their tradition of NO SPORKS ALLOWED? Nah…they cook the food and give you a choice between a spork or chopsticks.

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