CrypTex # Linux! 7 лис 2012 о 7:13
Games without native Support - POL?
I want to install games that are not supported native on Steam for Linux. Whats happening now with this games?
I suggest, that there should be implemented a PlayOnLinux-Support or something like that, but only for games that are not supported native.
Is something like this planned in the future?
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NeoTheFox 7 лис 2012 о 7:15 
I double this. At least the possibility to just download data would be nice. The example of usage is Morrowind - to run OpenMW you need morrowind.esm from your copy.
Netist 7 лис 2012 о 7:17 
It would be more convenient, yes, but I don't want to see this as a feature.

Why? Well, if Steam officially supports Wine then developers using Steam have far less incentive to create native Linux versions of their games. This is bad for obvious reasons.

If you want to use Steam in Wine, use Steam in Wine.
Автор останньої редакції: Netist; 7 лис 2012 о 8:09
CrypTex # Linux! 7 лис 2012 о 7:23 
I use this at this time for L4D2.
Netist, i think you're right. But a lot of games are not playable, like GTA 4(Yes, it doesn't run because SecurROM).
blackout24 7 лис 2012 о 7:42 
Please no Wine in Steam for Linux. If anyhing Wine is what holds native ports back. Be glad that we finally have a working native client and can install native games. More will come. And if you want to play something through wine just install a PoL bottle in the meantime. I'd rather have everything clean.
[GOL] LiamD 7 лис 2012 о 8:07 
Agreed, no wine!
Speculi 7 лис 2012 о 9:30 
No wine please! If I want wine in Steam, I can allready use Steam in wine. I want native Linux versions of my games.
richi902 7 лис 2012 о 10:08 
please no
johndrinkwater [🐧︀ 🎮] 7 лис 2012 о 10:22 
Please, no wine, nor any hints of it :-\
alperenelhan 7 лис 2012 о 10:26 
why we got steam for linux? to get rid of playonlinux or wine to play games so dont ask this.
apocalyptech 7 лис 2012 о 10:51 
Probably not worth worrying about it, whichever side of the fence you're on. If Valve were interested in developing wine-based solutions to things, we'd be using a wine-wrapped Steam client and TF2 right now, which we're not. Also note that if they had been interested in doing something like that, Mac users would have seen it for some time now as well.

Now, of course, there's nothing stopping the game developers themselves from releasing a wine-wrapped game, of course, but that's outside Valve's control.
GoodOlAndy [Linux] 7 лис 2012 о 11:38 
I also agree with everyone else that wine needs to be left out of Steam. Although wine is good in allowing Linux gamers to play games that don't have a native Linux port, it is also a huge negative because it gives game developers a reason not to make a native port of their game.
Tea 7 лис 2012 о 11:45 
That's not the purpose of Steam. Steam is a content delivery system, it doesn't want to help you run Playonlinux scripts, all it wants to do is download your (Steam purchased) games and let you run them. Usually, you would use Playonlinux to run Playonlinux scripts.
hasufell 8 лис 2012 о 14:22 
+1 for no wine support

keep wine out of steam. We already know the tricks. We are here for native games.
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CowedOffACliff the Deranged 8 лис 2012 о 15:00 
Wine needs to stay the hell out of this one.
Teisei 8 лис 2012 о 15:06 
I really don't want to see WINE used in Steam.
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