[mythtv-users] Mythgame advice for non-gamer
yan at seiner.com
Fri Apr 25 15:50:54 UTC 2008
> Darren Wilkinson wrote:
>> There are too many racing games to know what you or your kids would
>> like. Assuming you've installed the *proprietary* drivers for your
>> graphics card and you know what the wine program is then setting up
>> mythgame is easy. What I've done to set up mythgame is have a
>> /home/user/mythgame directory and have a small script for each game
>> which goes like this...
>> ...for non windows games and like this...
>> cd /path/to/game
>> wine whatevergame.exe
>> ...for windows games.
> What about controllers. Using a keyboard is ok, but I'd prefer some
> type of controller. Wireless would be an added bonus.
I guess that's the sort of thing I am looking for. I don't want to spend
much money on this but then again I want something that works. The last
time I dealt with computer games was on a PDP-8 (you can still find some
archives of the mini-tapes on the web with my games - gunner, submariner,
How do I go about getting the executables? Buy a CD and hope for the best
- maybe I can get it running with wine? What controller? That sort of
Windows is like a canary in a coal mine, it's the first thing to die on
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