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Half-Life: Blue Shift will be coming to Linux as well

Posted by , 9 February 2013 at 8:31 pm UTC / 7434 views
Looks like a Valve developer has let it slip that Blue Shift will be on Linux!

On a bug report about errors with HD models in Half-Life 1 Linux, a user suggested using content from a Blue Shift patch when a valve developer stated this:
QuoteI've got the bshift hd model pack brewing for the bshift release, I'll look at moving those models over.
It's amazing that Valve are bringing over their older titles for people (like me) who have yet to play some of them.

Pretty safe to say we will see Opposing Force as well if they are bringing over most of them.
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Orkultus 9 February 2013 at 8:35 pm UTC
Nice! i love all those old valve games. I hope to see Half-Life 2, as well as Day of Defeat classic and Source soon!
liamdawe 9 February 2013 at 8:36 pm UTC
I will be happy if they do day of defeat source
Anon 9 February 2013 at 8:43 pm UTC
It's damn obvious they'll port everyying over. There won't be a VALVe game elft beihnd
WienerWuerstel 9 February 2013 at 10:39 pm UTC
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It should be quite obvious that they plan on porting most if not all of their Games to Linux. They are fully commited to the Linux Port of Steam and will do anything in their Power to make it the best experience for us Lnux Gamers. And there's the Steam Box too so Valve wants to have at least their Games to run on it. So that they can show it of and attract other Developers to make Games for the Steam Box and that should mean more Games for Linux.
Cheeseness 9 February 2013 at 11:07 pm UTC
For anybody who can't wait, one of the SteamLUG guys put together a howto that apparently gets Opposing Force and Blue Shift up and running.
Hyeron 10 February 2013 at 8:56 am UTC
Instant bookmark. It's been ages since I last played They Hunger.
Guest 12 February 2013 at 1:54 pm UTC
Awesome. I never got around to playing Blue Shift or Opposing Force.
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