I would love to work on a fun baseball game, something like MLB Power Pros or something like it and I would like to find a Linux baseball game, not the stats manager or text based ones. I'm just wondering why do you think there is no baseball game for Linux or OSS? Like I said it would be cool to make one once I get a much better grasp on programming, but before I get to that point I was just wondering why it hasn't been done yet.
Bats commented: Are you bored of playing Baseball but still wanna play a similar game? Then Softball is best for your game craving. +0
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Probably because Linux isn't really seen as a gaming platform.. But I think that as it is being quite readily adopted as a home desktop PC platform right now, that this is going to change soonish.
Also, it's perhaps not the most attractive platform for a totally money-driven games …
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there's no financial incentive for a company to release free games, and using certain potentially useful linux libs (i.e. GPL stuff) is thus a problem.
Most of the libs are LGPL or dual licenced
E.g SDL (a graphics libary) is under the LGPL so you can link it with …
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