I miss being a console gamer

Luis Cruz
Luis Cruz

I was happy being a console gamer, because that meant I could use Linux for my day-to-day computing needs. And I did for years, using Linux as my desktop, and my 360 for games.

Since the Steam summer sales game along, I have been using Windows. I have too many games. I am tethered to the platform.

I love all these cheap games, but a part of me misses being a console gamer, because using Windows makes me angry.

I miss being a console gamer.

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Ethan Phillips
Ethan Phillips

Then go back to doing it

Dylan Cox
Dylan Cox

not having two different computers

You could build a secondary Linux-only tower for less than the cost of a PS4. Sheesh

Michael Carter
Michael Carter

linux has no games
When will this disinfo die?

Gavin Cruz
Gavin Cruz

using GNU/Linux and not caring about proprietary software
Good thing you left. Now don't come back

Julian Walker
Julian Walker

Your dream of open source relevance will never come to pass. You will always be the crazy old man yelling into the wind. Your memes will die.

Kayden Phillips
Kayden Phillips

using GNU/Linux and also using DRM like Steam
using GNU/Linux and buying proprietary hardware like consoles
You are a fucking EMBARRASSMENT. You could have at the very least bought those games off of different services or just pirated them instead of funding this disgrace.

Wyatt Russell
Wyatt Russell

open source
Someone doesn't know about freedom

Landon Fisher
Landon Fisher

FOSS autists are some of the most off putting people ever. They are their own worst enemy to their cause.

Nathan Wood
Nathan Wood

Did you sell your 360 or something? Go back to it.
Never sell your old consoles if you can get away with it. I can still go back to my N64, Master System or Speccy and since they aren't Internet enabled devices I don't have to worry about botnet.

PC gaming is nice, and there are a lot of games that only really work on PC. Support the ones with Linux versions and hope the others take heed. Either that or learn to program and put that Linux distro to good use. Start with Racket, it's nice and easy and ticks the /tech/ meme checklist

Ian Phillips
Ian Phillips

I never really think of Linux as something for media and entertainment.
I always consider Linux to be for work.

With that said, I only ever really put it on my laptops (linux mint debian is currently what I run there).

Trying to run linux as a mainline OS and even gaming on it is just far too much of a pain of incompatibilities.

Ayden Campbell
Ayden Campbell

Faggots like you are why Linux will never take off. You're all a bunch of elitist cunts and autists that think that everything's got to be 100% perfect or else.
Fucking kill yourself. You're adding nothing to society

Ryder Ortiz
Ryder Ortiz

Try doing GPU passthrough if you're hardware supports it. It's actually way easier to set up than it looks, especially if you know you're way around linux.
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Bentley Gutierrez
Bentley Gutierrez

macbook + ps4 + ps3 masterrace

Luke Bailey
Luke Bailey

Then just play console games instead. No ones going to stop you.

Kevin Jones
Kevin Jones

macbook

Julian Sanchez
Julian Sanchez

I am tethered to the platform.
I miss being a console gamer.

Carson Adams
Carson Adams

My PC is strong enough to run anything I'd throw at it at max settings fine, but I still run Linux as my daily driver. The most shit that I play on it are emulators or indie games like Dustforce or La Mulana.

Most of my gaming I actually do on handhelds - I've got a shitload of games for my Vita, and obviously I can play whatever on 3DS.

I also have a nogaems4 and I use it fairly regularly.

Hudson Wright
Hudson Wright

I bet you use systemd and you think you're free.

Julian Harris
Julian Harris

I have a Thinkpad x220 with Mint XFCE for old games and some indies (E.Y.E., Torchlight, Doom mods and such), a New 3DS with Custom Firmware full of games and emulators, and a PS Vita (Playan Muramasa on it right now)

Not planning to go back to Windows anytime soon, life's comfy as fuck

Noah Russell
Noah Russell

What hair products can I use to have my hair like that?

Jonathan Lopez
Jonathan Lopez

Macbook
PS4

Christian Thompson
Christian Thompson

that meant I could use Linux for my day-to-day computing needs.

Dual boot. Problem solved.

Brayden Brown
Brayden Brown

you'd best at least be using XP

Chase Martinez
Chase Martinez

Macbook

Kill yourself

Samuel Turner
Samuel Turner

Install Windows 10 on a virtual machine?
Do gpu passthrough
Now you have windows games on linux

Dual boot

I dual boot. It's a hassle.

Justin Morgan
Justin Morgan

dual boot or virtualize with kvm

easy/10

Landon Carter
Landon Carter

MacBook
what a waste of dubs
why the fuck does "macbook" auto-capitalize

Jason Bell
Jason Bell

But systemd IS free software. It's a disgusting, convoluted piece of shit that windowsifies linux, but it is libre.

But yea, most linux users use systemd. Do not underestimate the power of autism though. I'm a linux gamer and I use openrc+sysvinit instead of systemd, plain alsa instead of pulse, sbase instead of gnu coreutils, mksh instead of bash. If I could, I'd rip glibc out of my system and replace it with uclibc, but I know attempting to do that would not end well.

Hudson Butler
Hudson Butler

alsa over pulse
pretty good choice, respectable opinion, alright out of ten

James Powell
James Powell

using Windows makes me angry
using a console doesn't
the fuck am i reading

Joshua Cruz
Joshua Cruz

Summerfags

Jonathan Sanders
Jonathan Sanders

Your dream of open source relevance will never come to pass. You will always be the crazy old man yelling into the wind. Your memes will die.

Open source has always relevant for everything but desktop plebs. Hell dedicated servers in vidya have always been overwhelmingly linux-based.

Jace King
Jace King

Why not have a Windows partition on a separate machine and pretend that it's the console? Windows PC is a better "console" than consoles even without that little "it's also a real fucking computer" thing. My small laptop and my ARM board "server" do the bulk of my day to day computing while my desktop PC runs Win7 to play gaymes. While my gaming PC running Linux would be preferable, even it that were to happen, I would still prefer to have a separate machine for it because I want to keep my main computing as pure as possible from the botnet.

Aiden Cox
Aiden Cox

Running Manjaro, and playing vidya on LInux is much more comfy than you think, even with (((steam))).

Owen Ortiz
Owen Ortiz

Here's my guide for Loonix.

One: Get 2 Screens, 1 good one for games, 1 shitty one from a 2nd hand store

Two: Get 1 Kvm switch, you'll only need the usb connections

Three: Comfy times ensue

Jace Green
Jace Green

That's what I do now. I have a 360 and PS4, and I run Linux on my laptop. I do play some old Windows games (Thief, Deus Ex, Morrowind, etc.) on Linux with WINE.

Asher Anderson
Asher Anderson

no qualms at all with using a Microsoft console
yet using a Microsoft operating system is wrong

How many layers of irony are you on right now?

Jordan Allen
Jordan Allen

He said that using Windows makes him angry, not that it's wrong. It doesn't need ethical problems to be frustrating.

Jaxson Perry
Jaxson Perry

There's plenty enough games that work in wine for me to play

I don't miss Windows 7 and its shitty NTFS filesystem at all

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