[ubuntu-uk] Running Cutting Edge Windows PC Games on Linux Machines
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Tue Jun 17 18:35:57 BST 2008
On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 6:13 PM, Michael Wood <admin at x3n.me.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 17:59 +0100, James Grabham wrote:
>> Gigabit Ethernet probabally would be.
>> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 5:13 PM, Kris Douglas <webbox.uk at gmail.com>
>> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 5:10 PM, Chris Rowson
>> <christopherrowson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Interesting in the newest computer games but can't run them
>> > you're on Linux?
>> > Stream My Game now allows for a Windows gaming PC to stream
>> > output and accept input from a Linux based PC. Basically,
>> this means
>> > you can set up a headless Windows box on your home network,
>> put your
>> > cutting edge games like Crysis / Quake 4 etc onto this
>> 'server' PC,
>> > and access them from your Linux based PC.
>> > The video I link to shows a guy running cutting edge games
>> in this
>> > manner on an Asus Eee PC.
>> > Demonstration video here ->
>> > http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2008/06/17/crysis_on_eee_pc/
>> > Product website here ->
>> > Cheers
>> > Chris
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>> Hmm, I wonder if a network would be capable of handling very
>> refresh rates of modern gaming systems... Sounds like an
>> Kris Douglas
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>> Mr JE Grabham
> Er... The video shows the EEE using wifi, It's not massively amazing as
> you can stream movies over pretty small amounts of bandwidth with a bit
> of cache and or the right compression. granted a movie doesn't quite
> have the same fps but it's not that far off.
> keyboard and mouse movements don't need much bandwidth either.
> Still pretty cool though
Indeed, and the FPS running Crysis... well.. in this case is a lot
less than a video.
Would be an interesting thing to see when PDA's come into it, HL2 in
the garden using the D-Pad on a PDA...
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