[mythtv-users] Native Linux games on MythTV
rozman at fri.uni-lj.si
Wed Apr 14 13:42:24 EDT 2004
can you play original linux games with lirc remote out of the box? If not,
what should be done ?
If someone is using those games, please contribute your experiences. Why not
use games that are already there ?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joseph A. Caputo" <jcaputo1 at comcast.net>
To: <cvpsmith at ncche.olemiss.edu>; "Discussion about mythtv"
<mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 7:08 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Native Linux games on MythTV
> On Wednesday 14 April 2004 10:50, Paul W. Smith wrote:
> > I've reworked the config files a bit and managed to change the
> > Mythgame item so that it plays Frozen-Bubble instead of xmame. This
> > game works really well with my standard Hauppauge remote, so it's a
> > natural fit. I can post my config files if anybody wants them...
> > Has anyone else played around with doing this? As easy as it is to
> > modify the MythTV XML menus, I don't see any reason why you can't
> > have a whole section of Linux-native games available to play. If I
> > can ever get my OpenGL working properly on this M10000 MB, Chromium
> > B.S.U. would be another good one!
> No need to modify the menus... MythGame has support for native games.
> Just set up the ~/.mythtv/games.xml file. Here's one for TuxRacer:
> <name>Tux Racer</name>
> <genre>Race Course</genre>
> This will cause "Tux Racer" to show up in MythGame under the "PC"
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