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----- Forwarded message from Tux Games Information <info@tuxgames.com> -----

From: Tux Games Information <info@tuxgames.com>
To: p@dirac.org
Subject: Re: doom 3
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 11:17:21 +0100


We are sorry for the delay in getting back to you. We've had a mass of
come in the last week. We are catching up on all past emails to us.
you for being patient.

We aren't sure about the current requirements and problems at this
time. We are aware of the stated restriction but, given the Linux
community, if you can't play doom 3 on a card, we would expect that
the driver will be updated within a matter of days by hoards of doom
players all desperate to play.

Tux Games Information

On Sun, 01 Sep 2002 19:07:37 BST, Peter Jay Salzman (p@dirac.org) wrote:
> hi tuxgames,
> i've read on linuxgames that idsoftware announced that doom3 will only
> support the nvidia cards.  john carmack mentioned that if anyone wanted
> to help port the game to other video cards, he'd help out.
> from linux games.com:
>    More DOOM III Stuff - Tuesday Jun 04 11:28:42 2002 - Updated by Crusader
>    In case you still had doubts DOOM III was coming to Linux (even though
>    this has been stated several times) id Software's John Carmack made the
>    following comment in a recent post on Slashdot: 
>    Unrelated linux note: yes, there will almost certainly be a linux binary
>    for the game. It will probably only work on the nvidia drivers
>    initially, but I will assist any project attempting to get the necessary
>    driver support on on other cards.
> unless this has changed, you may want to say this on your doom3 order
> page, otherwise there'll be alot of radeon owners who are majorly
> disappointed.
> pete

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