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Hi Linux users, how would you describe your current gaming habits on the platform?

@boilingsteam I play what few games my laptop can handle on my computer, otherwise I use my Xbox or phone for ones it can't

@boilingsteam It's more down to hardware limits than Linux limits for gaming for me

@LiziPancake So if you had a proper desktop + GPU you might play more on Linux?

@boilingsteam Oh absolutely, all the time, I love playing on Linux and most games that I'd want to play without native support run just fine under Wine or Proton

@boilingsteam Actually I use Windows only for playing games... cause compatibility for *some* games is the only advantage for Windows I can think of.

@boilingsteam I only play on linux, but I've had more luck with windows titles through proton, than native linux games 😅

@mistermonster
There's only 4 options in Mastodon surveys, I would have added it otherwise

Almost completely Steam games.  Native is preferred, but I usually end up going with Proton.

Online multiplayer games with native Linux support don't always support playing with Windows users, so Proton comes to the rescue.

@boilingsteam
For me, in recent years, I only play one game on Linux/BSD: #Flightgear of course it’s #opensource

@boilingsteam What counts as an other platform? I have a lot of handhelds...

@boilingsteam I see. That's interesting. What do you learn from this information, then? Is spending a lot of time playing Candy Crush on your telephone and indictment of Linux?

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