If you have a Windows key, save yourself a world of heartache and just dualboot. Using anything but Windows to run Windows games is an exercise in pain and often ends in substandard performance.
Most of the gamers just stick on to Windows Vista because they think of games ie. the real GAMES only go with windows!. Well that is a misconception! There are also many smart games with quality Graphics and also many opensource funny games. The greatest fact about this is everything is free!!. Well many people does not even think of the possobility of games in linux!. Well I did!!
The following article was created to inform our readers about popular native Windows games and applications which install and run under Linux-based operating systems, with the help of the Wine software.We have recently discovered that many people have no idea that games such as the popular World of Warcraft, Call of Duty or Left 4 Dea... (read more)
I used to dual-boot windows to play games I couldn't play on WINE(but dread having to actually USE the windows environment,) but one day I picked up a laptop on clearance and have barely used it at all.
I decided to hook up the laptop to my monitors and install Linux on it, and just windows on my desktop so I can flick between them on my monitor without having to reboot at all.
I use to have windows running dual monitors and ran #! in a virtual machine. I felt silly because I had windows as my main system because of games. But I got most of my games for windows and ones on steam working through wine just fine on #!...bye bye windows