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November 16th, 2008, 01:09 AM
Do any of the virtual machines offer directx support? if so which and any luck gaming on them?

November 16th, 2008, 01:14 AM
No and no.

You're stuck with Windows natively or Wine.

November 16th, 2008, 01:30 AM
actually not strictly true.

parallels does actually support directx 8 but it is not great with games. And it is onyl on the mac afaik.

so yes, it is true really....

i'm just a pedant really :D

November 16th, 2008, 01:33 AM
Parallels and VMWare Fusion have DX 8 support on Mac. IIRC VMWare has support for DX on Windows also.

Though, on Linux, there is no solution other than running Windows natively or using Wine.