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What operating system do you use for playing Wesnoth?

Windows
41
32%
GNU/Linux
65
50%
MacOS X
19
15%
SunOS/Solaris
0
No votes
FreeBSD
0
No votes
NetBSD
0
No votes
Other (specify)
4
3%
 
Total votes: 129

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Post by CarpeGuitarrem » November 30th, 2007, 3:54 pm

It makes sense, considering that it's a highly user-friendly game, not steeped in hardcoding. Which means that instead of appealing to a narrow demographic of hardcore programmers, it appeals to the general audience. And due to market share, that translates to Microsoft. Even if the project is GPL.

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Post by cool evil » November 30th, 2007, 8:21 pm

Yes, i bet there are more windows user than linux, because most of the people who downloaded this is using windows, and as you all know, they tend not to join the community and register a forum account to talk about it.

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Post by CarpeGuitarrem » December 1st, 2007, 12:23 am

By the way, what were the two "Other" votes? I figured that all of the OS's (except maybe Unix) had been covered in the poll.

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Post by Shadow » December 1st, 2007, 9:23 am

One is mine.
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Post by shadowm » December 4th, 2007, 12:26 pm

CarpeGuitarrem wrote:By the way, what were the two "Other" votes? I figured that all of the OS's (except maybe Unix) had been covered in the poll.
Solaris, openSolaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD, BeOS, AmigaOS, Darwin, Unixware, OpenBSD, Minix, ReactOS, OS/2?

And the full list of Operating Systems that have ever existed and currently exist?

Of course, it may sound crazy to port Wesnoth to a mainframe supercomputer's operating system, but...
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Post by Noyga » December 5th, 2007, 12:09 am

It could be Syllabe too ...
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Post by Viliam » December 5th, 2007, 12:19 pm

By the way, did anyone try to successfully run Wesnoth on ReactOS?

(I tried a year ago, but my virtual machine had low memory/disk and the installation failed. Since then I did not have an opportunity to experiment with virtual machines.)

If it works, it would be nice to have Wesnoth in a list of supported strategic games on ReactOS homepage. Also a screenshot for us would be nice. We have different fullscreen screenshots displayed on web, maybe it would also be nice to display a few windowed screenshots, just to show that Wesnoth works on different OS's.

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Post by VS » December 5th, 2007, 5:55 pm

"try to successfully run" ... since you didn't choose wording "succesfully try to run", yes I did. I just hope the new ROS release planned for December will be far better, because in the current I didn't manage to copy a single folder from CD to disk in 30 minutes. You can't talk about compatibility when it still sucks even at drawing its gui properly and copying files in its own shell. :evil:

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Post by PsychoSidious » January 6th, 2008, 3:19 am

I use windows, but I wish I had a Mac.
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Re: Operating systems

Post by nataS » May 9th, 2008, 6:01 pm

*bump*

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Re: Operating systems

Post by SumnerH » May 9th, 2008, 7:14 pm

Various Linuxes, currently from FC2 through Ubuntu Hardy Heron.

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Re: Operating systems

Post by Sapient » May 10th, 2008, 2:50 am

w00t! I cast the 100th vote. Do I get an e-cookie?


Seriously, though, this isn't a very scientific poll. I think in reality the majority of players are on Windows.
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Re: Operating systems

Post by AI » May 10th, 2008, 8:58 am

Well, it teaches us that more of the linux and mac than windows users bother visiting the forums.

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Post by Sorrow » May 10th, 2008, 5:59 pm

AI wrote:Well, it teaches us that more of the linux and mac than windows users bother visiting the forums.
Or know how to work a forum ;)
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Re: Operating systems

Post by Wesnothian » May 10th, 2008, 6:04 pm

I'm a Windows XP user. :)

It noticed me how alot of Linuxers and Maccers out there play this game, because they can't play
majority of other online games because they can only be played on Windows platform (I feel sorry for you guys, awww..).
I've tried alot of them and only Wesnoth knew how to addict me, and precisely a game which isn't only ment for Windows users, maybe this is a sign of God (just a joke) that I should switch over to Linux/Mac :o

I'll follow my heart and stay playing Wesnoth on Windows, as Windows is my lovely lady. :wink:
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