STALKER on Linux???

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How can I make it work on Linux Mint 13?

So far I've managed to install CS using wine and when I go to start it I get the small title image and then the resolution changes and the screen goes black and the computer becomes unresponsive. Yes, I know that this is the SoC area and not CS, but this one gets more traffic and I'd be happy with ANY stalker game I could get at this point. SoC was always my favorite anyway. So does anyone here successfully run any of the STALKER games on Linux? I know it is possible because I've seen YouTube videos of it, it's just that most are in Russian and I have yet to find on that explains how.
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    CS is native on Linux, in case you weren't aware. As for SoC, there's some information on its WineHQ page but what you described is almost certainly a bug in your graphics driver and probably has causes unrelated to Wine.
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    > **Posted by Judo** > CS is native on Linux, in case you weren't aware. > > As for SoC, there's some information on its WineHQ page but what you described is almost certainly a bug in your graphics driver and probably has causes unrelated to Wine. He probably meant CS as in Clear Sky, not Counter Strike. I remember running CS and CoP through wine1.5 last year (I already had them both installed on my Windows partition, so I didn't test installing, just running them). What's your graphics card and what version of drivers are you using? Wine shouldn't lock up your computer. Can you use Ctrl + Alt + F1 to switch to a different virtual console and do wineserver -k from there (you should be able to go back to your desktop with Ctrl + Alt + F7)?
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