Wizard101/Pirate101 (Tinker/Wine)

Wizard101 and its sibling game, Pirate101, are online MMO games made by KingsIsle Entertainment. Both games take place in the Spiral, which is shaped like a galaxy and contains many worlds made up of floating islands. The player character of Wizard101 starts in Wizard City, an island at the center of the Spiral, while the […]

Games list: Minecraft (Native/Mods)

Minecraft is one of those games that has become incredibly popular primarily through word-of-mouth. And for a good reason. The various ways to play the game, combined with near randomly generated worlds, means that even if you’re watching someone else play, each world and what is done in it will be different and exciting. Another […]

Games list: Dungeons 3 (Native)

Dungeons 3 is one of the rare dungeon management type games; in essence, it’s a base builder game where enemies will occasionally attempt to raid your underground base, and you use traps and hired monsters to kill them. In Dungeons 3, you can also send your minions/troops into the overworld to capture objectives and destroy […]

The choice of distro

Linux is a varied and unique operating system. It’s used for back-end servers for a great many things, even by big-shot companies like Microsoft. It’s also used for most smartphones and most cloud services. But that’s not what we’re going to be talking about here. I’m talking about using Linux as the OS of a […]

My Linux Gaming Rig (2021)

Here is the list of parts used in my build so far. Barring software limitations, this build maxes out my cheap 1080p 60hz monitor on most games I tested, although I tend to play indie titles and any triple AAA games I play are not current-gen ones, so your mileage may vary. I bought all […]

Hello and welcome!

Welcome, Tinkergaming.com. This is a blog dedicated to my experiences with gaming on Linux. I hope hearing what worked for me in getting my pre-existing game library to work on Linux will help you in some manner. Here is the link to my about page, where I keep an index of my posts for quick […]